emoji ▶️ play button svg png

▶️” meaning: play button, right triangle Emoji

Copy and paste this emoji: ▶️ Copy

  • 2.2+

    iOS ▶️Minimum display requirements

  • 4.3+

    Android ▶️Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows ▶️Minimum display requirements

▶️Meaning and Description

The "Play Button" emoji is designed as a right-pointing triangle, a shape that's universally recognized as a play button on media players.

The emoji universally symbolizes the actions 'play' or 'start', typically in the context of multimedia. It's frequently used to signify the commencement of a video or audio file, or kick-starting any process. Whether it's about starting a favorite song, your No.1 game, or a movie, the play button emoji is an easy, digital shorthand to convey the concepts of beginning.

On social media, the emoji takes on a variety of meanings. It's often used to signify the beginning of something or moving forward. You might see it in a post about someone starting a new project, symbolizing the initiation of their journey. Or perhaps in a tweet about a new video release, representing the action of pressing play to start watching.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The current ▶️ is a variant Emoji (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms), and it has two corresponding Emoji: (basic Emoji without variant symbols) and ▶︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms). ▶️ (emoji style) = (base style) + emoji style


The meaning of emoji symbol ▶️ is play button, it is related to arrow, play, right, triangle, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "⏏️ Audio & Video Symbol".

Wikipedia: ▶️ Media control symbols
In digital electronics, analogue electronics and entertainment, the user interface of media may include media controls or player controls, to enact and change or adjust the process of watching film or listening to audio. These widely known symbols can be found in a multitude of software products, exemplifying what is known as dominant design. 🔗 Media control symbols
🌐: Controlli di riproduzione, 録音録画再生機器のボタン, Lijst van symbolen op audio- en videoapparatuur.

▶️Examples and Usage

🔸 I have brought drinks 🥤 and popcorn 🍿, you should find the movie 🎬 and play it quickly▶️!
🔸 All I have to do now is plug it in and play▶️.


🔸 ▶️ (25B6 FE0F) = (25B6) + emoji style (FE0F)

▶️Emoji Leaderboard / Trend Chart

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▶️Popularity rating over time

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Date Range: 2019-03-03 - 2024-02-25
Update Time: 2024-02-29 17:18:15 UTC
▶️and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has undergone several large changes.In 2021-09, its popularity showed the biggest increase.In 2017 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.

▶️Basic Information

Emoji: ▶️ (emoji style)
Shortname: play button
Apple Name: right-pointing triangle
Known as: Right Triangle
Codepoint: U+25B6 FE0F Copy
Shortcode: :arrow_forward: Copy
Decimal: ALT+9654 ALT+65039
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ⏏️ Audio & Video Symbol
Keywords: arrow | play | play button | right | triangle

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

▶️Relative Topic

▶️Combos and Memes

▶️More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Japanese▶️ 再生ボタン
Russian▶️ воспроизведение
Korean▶️ 재생 버튼
Italian▶️ pulsante di riproduzione
Chinese, Traditional▶️ 播放
Spanish▶️ reproducir
Chinese, Simplified▶️ 播放按钮
French▶️ bouton lecture
Turkish▶️ oynatma düğmesi
Thai▶️ เล่น