If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know how to type the degree symbol on your iPhone, iPad or iMac. And that’s okay! We’ve all been there.
But don’t worry, we’re here to help. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to type the degree symbol on all three devices. So whether you’re using an iPhone, iPad or iMac, you’ll be able to get the job done.
And trust us, once you know how to do it, it’ll be a piece of cake. So let’s get started!
How to type the degree symbol on iPhone
To type the degree symbol on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, simply press and hold the 0 (zero) key on the number row at the top of the keyboard. When you do, a pop-up menu will appear with various different symbols that you can insert – scroll up or down until you find the degree symbol. Then, just tap it to insert it into your text.
How to type the degree symbol on iPad
There are two ways to enter the degree symbol on the iPad’s virtual keyboard. The first is to insert the symbol via the Emoji keyboard and the second is to use a dedicated degree key.
To use the Emoji keyboard:
1. Tap the Globe icon on the keyboard to switch to the Emoji keyboard.
2. Find the degree symbol in the Symbols category.
3. Tap to select the symbol. It will be inserted where your cursor is positioned.
To use the dedicated degree key:
1. Touch and hold down the 0 (zero) key on the number row of the keyboard.
2. Slide your finger up to select the degree symbol.
How to type the degree symbol on iMac
To type the degree symbol on an iMac, simply hold down the Option key and press 8. This shortcut will insert the degree symbol wherever your cursor is located. If you need to type the degree symbol often, you may want to add it to your emoji keyboard.
The best way to type the degree symbol
The degree symbol can be represented in a few different ways. The most common way is to use the degree sign, which looks like a small raised circle, like this: °.
You can also use the unicode for the degree symbol, which is U+00B0. So, if you want to type°, you can just hold down the Option key and type 00B0.
Another way to type the degree symbol is to use the ASCII code for it. The ASCII code for the degree symbol is 00B0. So, if you want to type °, you can just hold down the Option key and type B0.
How to type the degree symbol using the keyboard
On an iPhone or iPad, the easiest way to type the degree symbol is to use the dedicated degree key on the number row above the letters. On an iPhone with a home button, this key is in the bottom-right corner; on newer models without a home button, it’s in the top-right corner.
If you don’t see a degree key on your number row, you can enable it by going to Settings -> General -> Keyboard -> Keyboards and tapping “Add New Keyboard.” Scroll down and tap “Degrees.”
If you’re using an iMac or MacBook keyboard, you can type the degree symbol by holding down the Alt/Option key and typing 0176 on the numeric keypad. If you don’t have a numeric keypad, you can enable one by going to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboards and checking “Show Keyboard & Character Viewers in menu bar.” Then, click the new keyboard icon that appears in your menu bar and select “Show Character Viewer.”
How to type the degree symbol using the Character Viewer
In order to use the Character Viewer to type the degree symbol:
1. Tap the Globe icon on the keyboard to switch to another keyboard, or long-press on the Globe icon to access the other options.
2. Select the Character Viewer option.
3. Tap on Search and type “degree”. The degree symbol will be shown in the results.
4. Tap on the degree symbol to insert it into your text.
How to type the degree symbol using the Character Palette
The Character Palette is a great tool that allows you to insert symbols and other characters that aren’t available on the standard keyboard. To access the Character Palette, simply follow these steps:
1. Tap the globe icon on the keyboard to switch to the emoji keyboard.
2. Tap and hold on the smiley face/emoji icon in the bottom left corner of the keyboard.
3. Select “Character Palette” from the menu that appears.
4. Scroll down to find the degree symbol (°), then tap it to insert it into your text.
How to type the degree symbol in HTML
To type the degree symbol in HTML, you can use the decimal code or the hexadecimal code. The decimal code is `°` and the hexadecimal code is `°`.
You can also use the degree symbol in HTML by typing ° or °
How to type the degree symbol in CSS
The degree symbol is a small circle that is used after a number to show how many degrees there are in a measurement. For example, if you wanted to show that a temperature was measured at 30 degrees, you would write 30°.
The degree symbol can be typed in CSS using the unicode character \00B0. To use the degree symbol in your CSS, you can use the following code: