iPhone Symbols: How to Type the Temperature Degree Symbol

There are quite a few symbols hidden behind numbers and letters on iPhone. The iPhone symbols for currency are a good example, but a less known hidden symbol is the circle that indicates a temperature degree, either Celsius or Fahrenheit. Little did I know, it's easy to type the degree sign from your iPhone’s keyboard. Here’s how to make a temperature degree symbol on iPhone.

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Shortcut for Degree Symbol, Fahrenheit or Celsius

  • Open up an app that prompts you to type; for example, the Messages or Notes app.

  • On the iPhone keyboard, press and hold the zero (0) digit. The degree symbol will pop up next to the 0 digit.

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  • Slide your finger up, then over to the left to the degree symbol and release.

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That’s all there is to it! Next time you want to tell someone the temperature in text, do it easily with the temperature degree symbol.

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or lifting weights. Her personal blog is currently under construction, but you can follow her on Instagram @connerleecarey.