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How to type a degree symbol on Chromebook?

If you’re looking to insert a degree symbol on Chromebook while writing online or in a document but can’t figure out how here, we’ve explained two methods using which you can type a degree symbol on Chromebook in a few quick steps.

Both the methods will use Unicode characters to insert the degree symbol in a text field on Chromebook.


How to type a degree symbol on Chromebook?

First, we will go over the relatively quick method to type a degree symbol on Chromebook.

Step 1: Press Ctrl + Shift + U where you want to insert the degree symbol. You’ll see an underlined u.

Step 2: Then press Shift + B; release and then press 0 (zero)

Step 3: Now, either press the Spacebar or Enter.

The degree symbol will be inserted in the typing field on Chromebook.

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Alternative method to type a degree symbol on Chromebook

If the method mentioned above doesn’t work for you, here’s an alternative way to type a degree symbol on Chromebook.

Step 1: Press Ctrl + Shift + U where you want to insert the degree symbol. You’ll see an underlined u.

Step 2: Then press 0B00 (zero-b-zero-zero).

Step 3: Now, either press the Spacebar or Enter.

The degree symbol will be inserted in the typing field on Chromebook.


Unicode for other common characters

Here are several other common characters, including punctuations, currency and mathematical symbols such as division and multiplication, among others, which can be used in Chromebook.

All you need to do is press Ctrl + Shift + U and then insert the Unicode for the symbol you want to insert following the underlined u.

Common CharactersUnicode
Em Dash —2014
Bullet •2022
Ellipsis …2026
Per mille ‰2030
Division ÷00F7
Multiplication ×00D7
Inverted Exclamation Mark ¡00A1
Inverted Question Mark ¿00BF
Rupee ₹20B9
Pound £00A3
Yen ¥00A5
Cent ¢00A2
Dollar $0024
Copyright ©00A9
Registered ®00AE
Plus-minus ±00B1

If you want to insert any other character into a text field on Chromebook using Unicode, you can search for the Unicode online, press Ctrl + Shift + U and insert the Unicode to type that symbol.

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