pause button ⏸️

Freeze a moment with the Pause Button emoji! This emoji shows two vertical parallel lines inside a square. It is the online version of the pause button commonly seen in music and video players. This type of button is used to temporarily stop a video or audio clip. Music lovers, TV series addicts and film addicts are very familiar with the icon!

The pause button’s online version means pretty much the same thing. Use the Pause Button emoji to indicate pausing something literally or metaphorically to listen to something else, like taking a break from work to go soul searching, or pausing the song you’re playing to listen to a video call.

It can also be used to signify rest, going on a break, or temporarily shutting down. For instance, when you’re talking to a friend about politics, and it’s getting too much for you, send the Pause Button emoji, if you need a break from the current chat. It’s a polite way of saying “zip it for a minute!” Like all the other emojis, the Pause Button emoji is known by many different names. Some of them are, pause sign, pause key, or pause symbol.

⏸️ Pause Button is a fully-qualified emoji as part of Unicode 7.0 which was introduced in 2014, and was added to Emoji 0.7.

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Pause Button Emoji History

Pause Button Emoji is created in the year 2014.

Pause Button Emoji Unicode Data

  • Unicode codepoint
    23F8 FE0F
  • Version
    Version 7.0
  • Year
    2014