emoji 📞 telephone receiver svg

“📞” meaning: telephone receiver, handset Emoji

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  • 5.1+

    iOS 📞Minimum display requirements

  • 4.3+

    Android 📞Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows 📞Minimum display requirements

📞Meaning and Description

The "📞" emoji, commonly known as the "Telephone Receiver," primarily signifies telecommunication. It's universally understood as a symbol for phone calls, capturing the essence of voice communication and connectivity.

In appearance, this emoji depicts the traditional handset of a landline telephone in 45 degrees. It features a curved shape with a mouthpiece at one end and an earpiece at the other. The color varies across platforms, often seen in shades of black, grey, or red. Despite these variations, its iconic shape remains consistent and easily recognizable.

Generally, the phone emoji 📞 has a range of meanings related to communication and phone activities. Primarily, it's used to represent making a phone call, either as a direct suggestion to call someone or to catch their attention. It also symbolizes receiving phone notifications, such as calls or messages.

Additionally, the 📞 emoji is often placed next to contact information, like phone numbers or usernames, especially in social media bios, to encourage others to reach out. For instance, "DM me 📞 123-1234" indicates a prompt for direct communication. In a lighter context, it can humorously refer to receiving spam calls, depicting the annoyance or frequency of such unwanted contacts.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 📞 is telephone receiver, it is related to phone, receiver, telephone, it can be found in emoji category: "⌚ Objects" - "📞 Phone".

📞Examples and Usage

🔸 In fact, Antonio Meucci was the real inventor of the phone 📞 , and Bell applied for a patent for the phone.
🔸 I tried to call. The phone must have been off the hook📞.

📞Basic Information

Emoji: 📞
Shortname: telephone receiver
Apple Name: telephone receiver
Known as: Handset | Phone
Codepoint: U+1F4DE Copy
Shortcode: :telephone_receiver: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128222
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: ⌚ Objects
Sub Categories: 📞 Phone
Keywords: phone | receiver | telephone
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

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📞Popularity rating over time

📞 Trend Chart (U+1F4DE) - emojiall.com 100 75 50 25 0 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 📞 www.emojiall.comemojiall.com
Date Range: 2019-05-19 - 2024-05-19
Update Time: 2024-05-20 17:32:04 UTC
📞and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has risen to a new level.In 2020 and 2022, the trend of its popularity converge.
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