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⏸️Pause Button

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Meaning of ⏸️ Pause Button Emoji

Pause Button emoji is two vertical lines next to each other. The Pause Button is used to stop the music or video that you are watching temporarily. Usually, you’d only stop what you were doing if you had to.

Who enjoys having to postpone their 😄 Fun time, right? If someone sends you this emoji with a ✋ Raised Hand emoji, they probably have something important to discuss. If you ignore them, they might send a Public Address 📢 Loudspeaker emoji with this emoji to scream at you to put a pause on your activity and listen to them.

User-Submitted Meanings

Represents the pause function. Pls ⏸️ I'm full of it
Author sharSamaconquistaor, Feb 08, 2024

⏸️ Pause Button Emoji designs on different devices

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⏸️ Pause Button Emoji: specifications and details

Full name ⏸️ Pause Button
Category 💯 Symbols
Subcategory 🔂 Av Symbol
How to type shortcode


Unicode (fully-qualified) ⏸️ U+23F8 U+FE0F
Unicode (unqualified) ⏸ U+23F8
Made with U+23F8 ⏸ Pause Button
U+FE0F Variation Selector-16
Unicode version Unicode 7.0 (2014)
Listed in Emoji Version 1.0