⏯️ Play or Pause Button

Emoji Meaning

A play-pause icon, showing a right-pointing triangle (play) next to a double vertical bar (pause).

Play or Pause Button was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name “Black Right-Pointing Triangle with Double Vertical Bar” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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Also Known As

  • ⏯️ Play-Pause

Apple Name

⏯️ Play/Pause Symbol

Unicode Name

⏯️ Black Right-Pointing Triangle with Double Vertical Bar

Codepoints

Shortcodes

  • :play_or_pause_button: (Github, Emojipedia)
  • :black_right_pointing_triangle_with_double_vertical_bar: (Slack)

See also

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Proposals

  • ⏯️ Play or Pause Button Emoji Proposal: L2/09-114

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