iPhone Symbols: How to Type the Temperature Degree Symbol

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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.

Related: How to Type a Period on the iPhone Keyboard with Only the Space Bar

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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