"Hourglass Done" Emoji

How To Get the "Hourglass Done" Emoji

The ⌛ Hourglass Done emoji depicts an hourglass with sand fully settled in the bottom half, indicating that the time has elapsed. It symbolizes completion, finalization, or the end of a process. This emoji is often used to express the concept of time running out or the completion of a task, project, or event. It can also represent the feeling of waiting eagerly for something to be finished or the anticipation of a particular outcome. The hourglass done emoji is commonly used by individuals across various contexts, such as work-related discussions, personal conversations, or social media posts. It is utilized by people of different backgrounds, including students, professionals, and individuals engaging in time-bound activities or events.

Codes for the "Hourglass Done" Emoji

Click on a green box to copy its contents.
Formal Name:
Hourglass Done
The symbol:
The Alt Code:
Alt 8987
The HTML Code:
HTML Entity:
CSS Code:
Hex Code:
Hourglass Done emoji

Create an Image of the Emoji

Use this widget to share, copy, or download the emoji as a resizeable .png image. (If you want to copy the emoji as a character (like a special font), use the table above.)

Tip: If you need the image for WhatsApp, use the "Share" button and make sure the image is larger than 200x200, otherwise WhatsApp will resize it, making it blurry. (The bigger, the better.)

Click to resize the image.


Eight Ways to Insert the "Hourglass Done" Emoji

(Method 1) Copy and Paste the Emoji.

Click on the ⌛ emoji from the table above. Press the "Copy" button, and then paste the symbol into your document.

(Method 2) Use the "Alt Code."

The Alt Code for ⌛ is Alt 8987. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 8987. When you lift the Alt Key, ⌛ appears. ("Num Lock" must be on.)

(Method 3) Use the HTML Decimal Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput

(Method 4) Use the HTML Entity Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput
We do not have the HTML entity code for this emoji because there probably isn't one. If you think there is one, please tell us using the form at the bottom of the page.none

(Method 5) Use the CSS Code (for webpages).

CSS and HTML TextOutput
span:after {
content: "\231B";}
Symbol: ⌛

(Method 6) Use the HTML Hex Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput

(Method 7) Use the Unicode (for various, e.g. Microsoft Office, JavaScript, Perl).

The Unicode for ⌛ is U+231B. The important part is the hexadecimal number after the U+, which is used in various formats. For example, in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint), do the following:
[Hold down Alt]
[Press x]

(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
In JavaScript, the syntax is \uXXXX. So, our example would be \231B. (Note that the format is 4 hexadecimal characters.)
JavaScript TextOutput
let str = "\u231B"
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
My symbol: ⌛

(Method 8) Use the Hex Code for HTML 5 Canvas.

On the assumption that you already have your canvas and the context set up, use the Hex code in the format 0x231B to place the ⌛ emoji on your canvas. For example:
JavaScript Text
const x = "0x"+"231B"
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);

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