How to insert special characters on Instagram

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How to insert special characters on Instagram on Android

You want to find out how to insert special characters on instagram acting from Android? Then the first step you need to take is to take your smartphone, unlock it, access the home screen and / or al drawer I will select l 'icon Instagram app.

Now that you see the main Instagram screen, log into your account (if required) and go to the section of the app where you are going to type the special characters.



To give practical examples, if you want to insert special characters in a direct message, tap the icon in the shape of paper airplane that you find at the top right, type the name of the user you want to write to and select the relevant suggestion; if, on the other hand, you want to enter special characters as a caption for a new post, click on the button capacitor positive (+) lead located at the bottom, select or create the content to post, carry out any editing operations and fill in the field Write a caption.

Next, select the testo field inside which you want to enter the special characters, in order to recall the android keyboard on the screen. Then, tap the button ? 123 that you find in the lower left corner and you should now see some special characters: to view others, click on the button = which you can always find at the bottom left and select the special characters of your interest.

Please also note that by pressing for a few moments on the buttons of some letters and some symbols, you can enter accented letters and other characters that do not appear in the standard keypad. After completing the above steps, proceed with publishing the post, comment etc. as you usually do.



In addition to how I explained to you a moment ago, you can insert special characters on Instagram using the special characters third-party app, as in the case of Type Droid (also available on alternative stores), which is free and collects all the special characters in a single screen, allowing you to copy them to the Android clipboard with a tap, and then paste them where appropriate.

How to insert special characters on Instagram on iPhone

Possiedi a iPhone and would you like to understand how to insert special characters on Instagram in that case? I'll tell you how to do it right away. First, grab your smartphone, unlock it, log into Home Screen e / o alla Library App and select l 'icon Instagram app.

Now that you see the main screen of the application, log in to your account (if necessary) and go to the section where you are going to type special characters.

To give practical examples, if you want to insert special characters as a comment to someone else's post, locate the latter in the feed and tap the icon in the shape of comic that you find below the photo or video of your interest, while if you want to use special characters as a caption for a new post, press the button capacitor positive (+) lead that you find below, select or create the contents to post, make any changes to them and touch the field Write a caption.

Next, select the testo field in which you want to write and once the iOS keyboard on the screen, tap the button 123 located at the bottom left, in order to recall the section of the same containing numbers, punctuation and special characters.


Then press on some of the special characters you see on the screen if you want to type one of them. To view others, however, tap the button # + = which is at the bottom left and then on the symbol of your interest. By keeping your finger pressed for a few seconds on the buttons of some letters and symbols, you can also add accented letters and other hidden characters.


After entering the special characters, go ahead and publish the post, comment, etc. just like you usually do when using Instagram on iPhone. It was easy, wasn't it?

Also with regard to iOS, keep in mind that there are third-party app through which it is possible to copy and paste some special characters. Among the various available, I suggest Symbol Keyboard, which collects in a single screen all the symbols available on iOS (together with some emojis), allows you to copy them to the clipboard and paste them where necessary.

How to insert special characters on Instagram on computer

In conclusion, it seems only right to point out to you too how to insert special characters on Instagram from PC, acting from the web version of the service or its application for Windows 10.

Then log into your account (if necessary) and reach the section of Instagram where you want to type special characters. For practical examples, if you want to enter special characters as a comment on another user's post, locate the other user's post in the feed and click the comic that you find below the photo or video of your interest; to send special characters in a private message instead, click on the icon paper airplane present at the top right, then press the button Send Message and type, in the appropriate field, the name of the person you want to write to.


Then click on the testo field in which you want to write and recalls the character map: to succeed Windowsclick here Start button (the flag icon located in the lower left corner of the screen), type charmap in the search field of the menu that appears and select the collegamento relevant from the search results. Alternatively, invoke the Run, using the key combination Win + R, type the command charmap in the appropriate field and press the button Submit on the keyboard.


In the window of Character map that opens, select the special font you are interested in (you can help you find it by selecting the font from the drop-down menu at the top and / or checking the box Advanced view at the bottom), double clicking on it, and paste it in the Instagram window, right clicking and selecting the item Paste from the menu that opens, or by using the key combination Ctrl + V.

In addition to what I have just indicated, I inform you that you can find some special characters on the Windows 10 virtual keyboard. To call it up, right-click on the taskbar e seleziona l'opzione Show virtual keyboard button from the menu that opens. Now, click on the icon of keyboard next to the system clock, click the button Fn located at the bottom left of the virtual keyboard, then on that Ω you see appear next to it and browse the list of available symbols using the appropriate scroll bar.

Stai using MacOSinstead, to bring up the character map, click on the menu Modification located in the upper left part of the screen, then select the item Emoji and symbols from the menu that appears. Alternatively, you can use the key combination cmd + ctrl + space.

In the window of Character viewer opens, then select the symbols to use and double-click on them to type the special characters on Instagram. If necessary, you can help you find special characters by selecting the categories of your interest from the left side of the character map window and / or using the search field at the top right.

Alternatively, you can find some special characters on the virtual keyboard of macOS. To call it up, click on the icon System Preference (Quella a forma di ruota d'ingranaggio) that you find on Dock bar, select the voice Keyboard in the window that opens, then the tab Input sources and check the box Show Keyboard menu in menu bar. Then click on the icon with the ⌘ symbol in the window appeared at the top right, click the button located at the bottom of the virtual keyboard and press the button corresponding to the symbol to be entered.

Once you've managed to enter the special characters on Instagram, go ahead and post your comment, direct message, etc. as you usually do when using the famous social network on your computer.

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