Writing the X (𝕏) Unicode Character from Twitter on iPhone / Mac / Android and Windows

Lear how to write the new X (𝕏) From Twitter on your keyboard (iPhone / Mac / Android / Windows)

Writing the X (𝕏) Unicode Character from Twitter on iPhone / Mac / Android and Windows
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So you want to write the new “X” unicode character from former Twitter brand? Here’s how to do it:
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How to write the new X (𝕏) From Twitter on my keyboard (iPhone / Mac / Android / Windows)
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  • 𝕏 is a Unicode character known as "mathematical double-struck capital X."
  • The new logo is also nearly identical to the lowercase "x" in the Monotype font "Special Alphabet 4."
What was “Twitter” is now a common “X” (or 𝕏 in unicode) for millions of users. But many don’t even know how to write this character, although it’s just a simple unicode character.
 
So, if you're wondering how to get the unicode right for the rebranded version of Twitter, “𝕏”, keep reading.
 
We’ll show you how to write the unicode X from former Twitter on:
  • iPhone
  • Mac
  • Android
  • Windows
The following steps explain the detailed process on each platform to find and use the right unicode 𝕏 from former Twitter:

How to write the Twitter “𝕏” On iPhone

 
There is no native way of doing this in the iPhone, the best option is copy/paste the unicode character and create a keyboard shortcut on your iPhone.
Here’s how:
First, copy the unicode character → 𝕏 ← on your mobile.
Once you've copied the 𝕏, you can create a text replacement shortcut in your iPhone settings.
This will replace a sequence of characters you define with the symbol. For example, you’ll write xt and it’ll show the 𝕏.
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To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Open the Settings app.
  1. Tap on "General."
  1. Scroll down and tap on "Keyboard."
  1. Tap on "Text Replacement."
  1. Tap the "+" button in the top-right corner.
  1. In the "Phrase" field, paste the 𝕩 symbol.
  1. In the "Shortcut" field, enter a sequence of characters you want to be replaced with the 𝕩. For example, I use "xx."
  1. Tap "Save" in the top-right corner. Now, whenever you type "xx" followed by a space, your iPhone will replace it with 𝕩.

How to write the Twitter “𝕏” On Mac

On Mac is it already in your emoji keyboard.
  1. Press Ctrl + Command + Space bar to activate the emoji search box.
  1. Search for “X”. Different types of X will be shown
  1. Select the right 𝕏
For optimum efficiency, you can create a shortcut just like the option above for the iPhone, but for your Mac.
 
now each time I write “xt” an 𝕏 will show
now each time I write “xt” an 𝕏 will show
 
How? Keep reading:

Keyboard shortcut to write the Twitter “X” On Mac

Creating a keyboard shortcuts on a Mac can help you access applications, services, or even menu items within applications more quickly. Here are the steps to create a keyboard shortcut:
  1. Click on the Apple menu in the top left corner of your screen and select "System Preferences."
  1. From the System Preferences menu, select "Keyboard."
  1. In the Keyboard window, select the "Shortcuts" tab.
  1. On the left side of the Shortcuts tab, select the category of the shortcut you want to create. These include "App Shortcuts," "Services," and others.
  1. To create a new shortcut, click the "+" button beneath the right panel.
  1. A new window will pop up. From here, you can select the application you want the shortcut to apply to from the "Application" drop-down menu.
In the "Menu Title" box, you need to type the exact name of the application menu command you want to create a shortcut for. For example, if you're in Safari and you want to create a shortcut for "Show Sidebar," you'd type "Show Sidebar" exactly as it appears in the Safari View menu.
In the "Keyboard Shortcut" box, type the key combination that you want to use for your shortcut. For example, if you want the shortcut to be "Command + Option + S," you'd press those keys.
Click "Add."
From now on, the shortcut you created will work within the application you specified. Note that if the shortcut you've chosen is already in use, you'll need to choose another key combination.
 

How to write the Twitter “𝕏” On Android

Use the following steps to search, copy and paste the unicode character 𝕏 on Android:
  1. Use the Character Map app:
  1. Open the Character Map app.
  1. Find the character X in the list.
  1. Tap and hold on the character to select it.
  1. Tap the Copy button.
  1. Open the app where you want to insert the character.
  1. Tap and hold on the spot where you want to insert the character.
  1. Tap Paste.

Using a keyboard shortcut to write the Twitter X On Android

  1. Open the app where you want to insert the character.
  1. Tap and hold on the spot where you want to insert the character.
  1. Tap Settings.
  1. Tap Language and Input.
  1. Tap Keyboard and Input Methods.
  1. Tap Physical Keyboard.
  1. Tap Unicode Hex Input.
  1. Hold down the Alt key and type the hexadecimal code for X.
 

How to write the Twitter “𝕏” On Windows

On Windows is real simple. Just use the “Alt” option with the right code combination to get the X unicode character from Twitter.
Here’s how:

Use a keyboard shortcut to write the Twitter “𝕏” On Windows

  1. Hold down the Alt key and type the hexadecimal code for the character.
  1. For example, to write the Unicode character X, which has the hexadecimal code 0041, you would hold down the Alt key and type 0041 on your keyboard.
Using the above steps, you can easily implement the character X on Android, iPhone, Mac and Windows.

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