Sleeping face 😴 is one of the popular emoji symbols used in social networking platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Messenger. There are 5 sleepy face emoji symbols available as part of Unicode under “Smileys & Emotion” category. You can type these sleepy face emoji using alt code shortcuts in Windows and Mac.
Sleeping and Sleepy Face Emoji
Note that there are two emoji with similar name – sleeping face and sleepy face. In addition, “Face Sleepy” is a sub-category in Unicode contains five emoji symbols. Though this is bit confusing, it does not make big difference when using the symbols. The most popular and generally used sleeping face emoji is 😴.
Alt Code Shortcuts for Sleeping Face Emoji
Below is a list of all sleepy face emoji symbols with “Alt Code” representing decimal code and “Alt + X Code” representing the hexadecimal code.
|Emoji||Name||Alt Code||Alt + X Code|
How to Type Sleepy Face Emoji?
You can type sleeping face emoji symbols using decimal and hexadecimal codes on different platforms.
On Windows applications, use Alt Code from the above table. For example, Alt + 128524 will make Relieved Face emoji like 😌. However, you need to type the numbers using number pad on your keyboard. Regular number keys on the top keyboard row will not work with this method.
On Word documents, type the hexadecimal code from the above table and press Alt + X keys. For example, 1F924 Alt + X will make Drooling Face emoji like 🤤. This works on Windows based Microsoft Word documents.
Using emoji panel is the easy and alternative option for keyboard shortcuts. Press “Win + Dot” keys to open emoji panel inside any application. Type “sleep” to filter the sleeping face emoji or search and insert on your document or app.
Keyboard shortcuts will not work for inserting sleeping face emoji symbols in macOS. However, you can use Character Viewer app to insert the symbols. Press “Control + Command + Space” keys to open the app. Type “sleep” in the search box to filter relevant symbol or type the hex code. Double click on the emoji to insert.
Use decimal code like 😴 or hexadecimal code like 😴 in HTML documents.
Use hexadecimal code like content:\00A5; in CSS pseudo element.
Sleepy Face Emoji Display
Sleepy face emoji are supported on all platforms like Apple, Google and Windows. However, the display may look different on each platform as well on the applications like Facebook and Twitter. Below is how all sleepy face emoji will look on different platforms.
Shortcuts Image Reference
Below is the shortcut image reference for sleeping face emoji symbols. You can download the image and use for offline reference.
Customizing Sleeping Face Emoji
On Mac, you will see the emoji symbols as solid and colorful. However, you will see the line image in Windows Office documents like Word. Since, these sleeping face emoji are like any other text characters, you can easily apply text formatting effects and customize the appearance.