▶️ Play Button

A triangle-shaped arrow, pointing right. Commonly used as a symbol for play.

See the glossary for information on the term black in unicode character names.

Play Button was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993 under the name “Black Right-Pointing Triangle” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ▶️ Play Button
  • ▶️ Right Triangle

Apple Name

▶️ Right-Pointing Triangle

Unicode Name

▶️ Black Right-Pointing Triangle



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See also