How to type the shrug ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ emoji.

It’s the ultimate symbol of indifference.

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The shrug emoji, also known as a shruggie, shrug emoticon, emoji shrug, shrug gesture, or IDK emoji speaks volumes without saying anything at all.

So, how do you type it?

Copying and pasting is the easiest way, so feel free to take ours as often as you like, but for a long term option, you can save it as a shortcut.

Here’s how to do that:

Typing a shrug emoji on a Mac

Go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Text.

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You can then copy and paste the shrug emoji on the right, putting a word like ‘shruggie’ or ‘shrug emoji’ on the left. Make sure it’s not a word you use often, as every time you type this word, the shrug emoji will appear.

How to save the shrug emoji as a shortcut on a Mac.

Typing a shrug emoji on an iPhone

Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Text Replacement.

You can then copy and paste the shrug emoji in the phrase section, putting a word like 'shruggie' or 'shrug emoji' in the shortcut section.

How to save the shrug emoji as a shortcut on an iPhone.

Typing a shrug emoji on an Android

Go to Settings > Language & Input > Personal Dictionary.

You can then copy and paste the shrug emoji in the phrase section, putting a word like 'shruggie' or 'shrug emoji' in the shortcut section.

How to save the shrug emoji as a shortcut on an Android.

VOILA!

Shrug away.

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