Pound Sign

Pound SignNameNumber
£Pound alt code0163
£Pound sign unicode£
Pound sign£
£Pound sign html£

How to use

Press and hold the ALT key and type the number 0163 to make a Pound symbol.
Use unicode Pound symbol in a html document or copy paste the character.

Also check out the Euro Sign.


Recent Comments

Nagesh 2018-05-11 02:48:10

Thank you...

Valerie Mills 2018-03-29 23:52:15

With a laptop and Windows 10 in Word
On the INSERT menu click SYMBOLS and there you will see the Pound and Euro sign

The Pro 2018-03-18 12:47:42

Should you press it at the same time

P PRAVEEN 2017-12-04 23:18:32

THANK YOU SO MUCH

Michael 2017-10-30 10:40:22

You need to hold the ALT + FN keys and then type the # on numeric keypad while hold the 2 keys down. Unless you have a special keyboard with AltG international

Níck 2017-08-12 12:23:34

Press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+4

done

John C 2017-07-27 07:42:51

Thank you soooo much it worked and has returned the keyboard as it was, working well. Thank you again.

sufian 2017-07-18 15:06:10

Thanks. It's to be so much helpful.

The Baconator 2017-05-16 03:04:54

you have to press alt and use the numeriac keyboard on the side not the numbers on the top

Roger 2017-05-04 18:43:05

It has to be the numeric keyboard, not the top row of numbers.
On mine this is Fn+key, so the Alt code is Fn+Alt+ numpadkey (0-9)

Miggo 2017-04-19 19:22:04

My problem is when i press the key shift+3 the answer is £
Alt s not working please help, my Laptop is Lenovo i'm in Philippines

Marc 2017-02-09 11:53:11

Is there any way to do this on a Tenkeyless keyboard?

On Ubuntu 2017-01-06 20:59:31

right alt + shift + 3
Context: Polish layout ~ based on US

Asho 2016-12-26 09:14:14

Nothing working on US keyboard without NUM pad

skype saket4solutions 2016-12-10 16:53:36

Alt 156 - £ (Pound)
Alt 0128 - € (Euro)
Alt 155 - ¢ (Cent)
Alt 157 - ¥ (Yen)

Naveen 2016-09-21 07:04:45

Suppose in keyboard,Numerical button off so how to generate currency symbol

githin 2016-08-31 05:17:38

£££ yay it works

zaru 2016-08-25 11:54:19

it's working on my keyboard window 7

£££...yay!!

Virag 2016-08-02 08:57:38

On my Hungarian keyboard Alt+0163 gives Ł, and Alt+156 gives ť, and Alt+0156 gives ś. None of these letters are actually part of the Hungarian alphabet though! I've tried all combinations mentioned in the comment section, still to no avail :(

pete 2016-07-14 17:24:25

too find the pound sisn..press shift and number 3...££££

Umair 2016-07-09 19:41:56

It works! Thanks for sharing :).

Sunil Munshi 2016-04-27 06:06:32

I have a totally different question. In Autocorrect how does "correct accidental use of cAPS LOCK key" work. Till date I have not been able to get an answer from anyone

Thanks in advance

suki 2016-04-07 11:21:12

Thank you Tim! I was using the numbers on top with ALT instead of the number pad and was frustrated!

Sandra B 2016-03-10 10:50:43

Thanks Linda O,G re shift 3 pound sign, great it works been trying for ages the alt0163 does not work for me

Roto 2016-03-03 16:01:29

Just cut and paste the pound sign....£

Some Guy 2016-02-27 05:05:35

Rather than doing all that just do this
Control Panel - Clock, Language and Region - Keyboards and Languages - Change Keyboards - Add - Add the UK Keyboard
Then in the task bar you will find a button in the left of "Show Hidden Icons". Click on it, change it to UK and just press Shift+3
Shift+3 = £
ta da

Linda O'G 2016-02-23 00:13:53

OMG, none of those were working on my new apple keyboard, but I just found the pound sign accidentally - it was shift3 (numbers above the letters) - it suggests that that should give the hash sign, but actually that was alt3.

Look//££££££££££££££ yay!!

Clair 2016-02-19 14:02:35

If your keyboard does not have a number pad (or if you are on a laptop like me) just copy and paste the pound sign from up above and into your writing. I tried this and it worked for me :3

Kuldeep 2016-02-15 11:48:07

Thanks a lot

Andrew 2016-02-10 15:57:28

Bless you for alt and 0163!

Tom 2015-12-04 20:22:07

On laptops, try pressing the function key (fn) as well as the alt key then the code, e.g fn+alt+156 gives you £. the 156 must be on the number pad, which in most laptops is marked out on the JKLUIOM789 keys.

HARISH (+919799511021) 2015-09-23 06:51:41

Thanks.................Its working for British Pound ALT+0163

kika 2015-09-21 22:40:31

To Make a larger "♥:"
> Type ALT + 3 on the Number Pad
> Highlight the heart
> Click on Font size box
> Manually enter a number such as: 500, 800 or 1000 (as long as it fits on your page)
> Then, press enter and check the heart.

Richard 2015-08-21 14:05:59

Thanks to Ted for typing a comment saying "First, you must hold the ALT key down while typing all the digits and IMPORTANT, I think you can ONLY use the number pad on a standard keyboard and not the numbers across the top. On my keyboards it only works with the number pad"...

ABSOLUTELY CORRECT WITH THE KEY PAD!

Tim 2015-07-03 03:27:28

Thanks to Ted for typing a comment saying "First, you must hold the ALT key down while typing all the digits and IMPORTANT, I think you can ONLY use the number pad on a standard keyboard and not the numbers across the top. On my keyboards it only works with the number pad"... I'd have been there all day if I hadn't noticed Ted's comment. Also the character only appears after you release the Alt button just in case someone didn't know (like me).

Sue 2015-06-29 14:58:30

I have a keyboard from Hong Kong and cannot get the British pound sign using any of the number combinations you all suggest...any ideas??

Mat 2015-06-16 16:17:50

For a heart alt code just hold alt and hit numpad 3. To make it bigger change your font to 72 or something.

ebony 2015-05-16 12:44:29

how can i make like a big like a really BIG heart

june 2015-05-09 14:19:18

thank you all ..i tried a few and got it with ALT 0163 Using numbers keypad.

Ted 2015-03-09 19:53:58

First, you must hold the ALT key down while typing all the digits and IMPORTANT, I think you can ONLY use the number pad on a standard keyboard and not the numbers across the top. On my keyboards it only works with the number pad.

Akash 2015-01-30 17:25:21

I have tried all of them on my windows computer but not succeeded.
I have windows server.
Help me if you can

venantius 2014-12-02 05:22:39

i have tried on a laptop but not suceeded

Leon 2014-07-14 20:13:56

For Pounds, You may as ell use ALT + 156(Better and shorter than this one) ;)

Wendy 2014-06-19 16:58:48

Anyone know how I can make a pound sign using a Spanish laptop keyboard with no numbers on the right hand side?
I have tried Alt+0163 and Alt+156 and the same with Alt gr for good measure!

Noelia 2014-05-19 14:28:58

How do I make the Seoul currency symbol?

Chas 2014-04-23 01:30:29

Both alt+0163 & alt+156 produce the pound symbol on my keyboard. I never knew this and it has come in handy immediately. I have also found alt+123={ alt+125=} alt+124=| alt+126=~ the latter I use quite often and usually google it then copy and paste.

JWT 2014-03-30 12:25:18

I am British and I made the mistake of buying an american keyboard. the code Alt+0163 works on this style of keyboards for the £ symbol

Riemer 2014-02-16 09:41:32

The result of Alt 0163 on an American 104 keyboard apparently is: £

Hannah 2013-12-06 04:23:53

Greg is right: the British pound sign is ALT+156 (£), different from the Polish Ł.

Seán 2013-10-02 09:42:15

Both work on my German keyboard (using Win7): ALT+156 and ALT+0163 make the £-sign appear.

Les D 2013-09-20 06:37:25

Actually it's not English it's British or UK £ and the code on Americam keyboards is ALT 156, I just used it. Alana, it is not on US keyboards, I know, I have one.

Greg 2013-05-14 05:27:05

Actually this code is for Polish letter Ł, alt-code for British pound is ALT+156

Zeemaster 2012-10-27 11:42:20

But on american keyboards it is not.

alana 2012-08-12 06:49:38

this is already on the keyboard anyway! =D

ENG 2012-07-20 22:31:01

English currency


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