๐Ÿ‘‹ Waving Hand

A hand waving most commonly used to say “hello” or “goodbye”.

This emoji can be used to convey a sense of not being friends any more when used on WeChat in China.

Waving Hand was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name โ€œWaving Hand Signโ€ and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿ‘‹ Goodbye
  • ๐Ÿ‘‹ Hand Wave
  • ๐Ÿ‘‹ Hello
  • ๐Ÿ‘‹ Waving

Apple Name

๐Ÿ‘‹ Waving Hand

Unicode Name

๐Ÿ‘‹ Waving Hand Sign


The Waving Hand Sign emoji supports skin tone modifiers. A yellow (or other non-human) skin tone should be shown by default, unless an emoji modifier is applied.

Platforms without support for emoji modifiers display a missing symbol character (box with a cross, alien, or question mark in it) next to any modified emoji.



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