Now a day smartphones have become our basic need, as for every single piece of work we need to use your smartphones for e.g.,- people are handling their business through their phone, you can access almost every single thing. Smartphones have a calculator in them which provides you with the ease of solving difficult problems and calculations standing at same place instantly. But if you are an iPhone user and want to access degree symbol on iPhone then what would you do?
As it is very simple to get a degree symbol in your some text documents or notes by just using your iPhone and for that you don’t need to type degree in your text at all, you can directly use Degree symbol in your text and can make your text look more attractive and updated. And now if you are thinking how can you access a degree symbol in our phone then just don’t worry anymore because, in this article, I am going to tell you how can you find and use degree symbol on your iPhone, so let’s have a look at the procedure:
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How to Use Degree Symbol on iPhone
I have included different methods to finding degree symbol on iOS keyboard. You can read them below.
Degree symbol in your iPhone 5 while writing a message (°):
Messages are the way to communicate with our family friends and relatives, we all send and receive a lot of messages each day as it is considered a silent way of communication and writing messages and WhatsApp or Facebook messages is as important for us like water.
Sometimes we also require to use some special characters like $, %, &,*, @, +, etc. one of such symbol is a degree symbol which is denoted by ‘ ° .’
Like when you need to tell your friend that it’s too cold in your city and the temperature has been dropped and now you are surviving in 4° Celsius then how would you type this degree Celsius symbol on your iPhone.
Let us suppose you have got iPhone 5 and you are sending the temperature of your room to your friend. If you don’t know where to find this degree symbol and how to use it, then you can follow steps written below as they are very easy and you will be able to insert degree symbol on iPhone right after learning these simple steps.
- The first and the foremost step is to open any app that allows iOS keypad to appear on your screen like you can open any messaging app, or any WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger.
- Now, tap on the message box, or we can say text box so that the ios keypad can appear on your screen, you will notice that it will be showing you alphabetical qwerty keypad and you will not be able to see any degree symbol there.
- Then tap on the 123 button shown at your screen to access numerical keypad. You can now see all the numbers written in front of your screen from 0 to 9, where 0 is at the right corner. Yes, 0 is your destination which will direct you to use degree symbol. If you are eager to know what exactly 0 has to do with the degree symbol, then be patient and read the next step. You will probably find your degree symbol there.
- Now you can easily access degree symbol by just simply tapping on ‘ 0 ‘ and then holding your tap at 0 for 2 seconds. And, here you are, as now you can see a degree symbol on your iPhone keypad screen. You can use this symbol by simply tapping on it and this degree symbol will automatically appear in your text like other alphabets and numeric characters does when you tap on them to write something.
So that’s how you can access degree symbol or temperature symbol in your iPhone 5 by simply following these steps.
How to use degree ° symbol on iPhone 5, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s:
You will be glad to know that this trick works for all the versions of ios devices, no matter how your keypad looks like this piece of information that I have just thrown towards you is going to work for all iPhones regardless of if you are using iPhone 6, iPhone 5 or iPhone 4s.
You just need to remember these steps, and you will be getting access to this temperature degree symbol on iPhone no matter what. However, if you are a Mac user then you just need to click on option key along with the 0 key, or I can say an Alt key in combination with 0 will work for typing a temperature symbol.
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Creating degree symbol on PC:
As you now know that degree symbol on iPhone5 can be created with 0 key on your iPhones but if I talk about creating this degree or temperature symbol on your PC or laptops, then you will be again in confusion.
So let me pull you out of that as you can write or type degree symbol on text on your PC by simply holding the Alt + 2 4 And eight numeric key in combination and you will notice that a degree symbol has appeared in your text.
You can also go with another alternative where you need to press Alt key in combination with 0 1 7 and 6 it will also work for you. You can also type degree symbol in iPhone by opening the special characters keyboard layout by just pressing ?, 1, 2, 3 at once. And you will see that another window of keyboard layout appears in front of your screen and now you can use any special character including degree symbol on iPhone keypad too, you can also access degree symbol on iPhone calculator as well.
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Importance of this degree symbol:
Now after you know all the ways to use degree symbol, you may be thinking what is the need of using this symbol. Well in that case, let me drag your attention towards the fact that degree symbol has its very much significance in the science and geography world as it is used in many documents like sharing weather reports and many more written as under:
- This symbol represents the degree of an arc, not only for that degree is an important symbol that representing the unit of temperature as the temperature is measured in degree Celsius and degree Fahrenheit.
Despite the fact that the standard unit of temperature is Kelvin but since Kelvin is not convenient to use in daily life that’s why we use to measure temp in degree Celsius and degree Fahrenheit and in order to talk about temperature through text you need to type this symbol on your iPhone
So, after you have read the entire article now, you will be pretty sure about the procedure and the importance of this degree symbol and how to use this degree symbol while writing any text documents, messages or anything else.
Using a degree symbol on iPhone while writing any text makes your text look more sophisticated and professional, it gives a right impression on the reader that you are aware of this symbol. Writing a temperature without degree symbol of writing it like ‘ 4 degree Celsius ‘ makes your text look funny and ugly and it can ruin your impression as well.
So one must be using these special characters while typing any message or some documents will impress your friends and your boss too.
Now let us recall whatever we have learned from this article. Today you have learned the procedure to get degree symbol iPhone despite the iOS versions of your iPhone’s because the iOS keypad is entirely same and the way to access degree symbol is also same.
So, no matter of you are an iPhone5 user, or you are using iPhone6 or may be iPhone 4 or 4s, you can use your degree symbol through same steps. Let us quickly recall the steps.
All you need to do is to open any app that allows your keypad to appear. Then if you want to type a degree symbol, have a look on your keypad of your iPhone and you will notice that alphabetical keypad is shown in a qwerty manner. On the left corner, there is 123 key over there tap on that key to access numeric keypad on your iPhone.
You will see that there is a 0 on the right corner of your iOS keypad here it is, now all you need to do is to tap for 2-3 seconds on this 0 key, and this will reveal a hidden degree symbol behind it. Now swipe your thumb through which you were tapping on the 0 key and drag it to the degree symbol, and now this degree symbol will appear on your text. So this was all about finding and using degree symbol on iPhone.