Keyboard Symbols: How to Type the Copyright Symbol on Your iPhone

There are certain keyboard symbols that are just not readily apparent when you search for them on your iPhone. One example is the copyright symbol; just where is it on the iPhone's keyboard, anyway? Don't worry, there is a simple way to type the copyright symbol on your iPhone so that you can easily let people know that they need to ask for permission to reproduce, distribute, or perform the work in question. Let's learn how to include the copyright symbol in messages from your iPhone! 

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Keyboard Symbols: How to Type the Copyright Symbol on Your iPhone

  • When you're ready to use the copyright symbol in your text message, tap on the smiley face or globe icon on the lower left of your screen.
  • Now, look to the right of your emoji menu and tap on the option with the musical note and percentage sign in it.

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  • Next, tap on the C symbol that's inside a circle; that's the copyright symbol.
  • The copyright symbol will appear in your message.

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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays is an SEO Content Strategist and Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.