Unicode Character "↔" (U+2194)

The character (Left Right Arrow) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2194. It is encoded in the Arrows block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ↔.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Left Right Arrow
Unicode Codepoint U+2194
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Arrows
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2194 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↔
HTML (hex) ↔
HTML (named) ↔
URL Escape Code %E2%86%94
CSS \002194
JavaScript, JSON \u2194
C, C++, Java \u2194
Python \u2194
Rust \u{2194}
Ruby \u2194

How to type "↔"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 9 4. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 9 4. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0x94
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2194
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002194

Characters based on "↔" (U+2194)