No matter how you look at it, it’s easy to insert the angle sign or symbol (∠) into a document. Whether you’re using a Windows PC, a Mac, or an iOS or Android device, there are a number of convenient methods.

Below, we’ll show you how to cut corners when typing the angle symbol.

## How to Insert the Angle Symbol on a Windows PC

On a Windows PC, click to the place in your document where you would like to insert the angle symbol. Next, hold the **Alt **key and, using your numeric keypad, type the numbers **8736. **

If you plan on using the not equal symbol multiple times in a Microsoft Word document, you can set an AutoCorrect rule to automatically replace a word or phrase (such as “not equal”) with the symbol. First, copy the not equal symbol from this article: ∠. Next, search under the **Tools **tab for **AutoCorrect options**. In the **replace **field, choose a word or phrase (such as “angle”) and then paste the symbol in the **with **field. Finally, press **add. **

## How to Insert the Angle Symbol on a Mac

Find the angle symbol by going to your Mac’s **Emoji and Symbols** library. Either tap the **Globe** key or hold **Control**, **Command**, and **Spacebar** to open the Character Viewer. Next, enter “angle” into the search bar. Then double-click the angle symbol or highlight and drag the symbol into your document.

## How to Insert the Angle Symbol on an iPhone or iPad

When you’re using an iPhone, the fastest way to type the angle symbol is by searching for “angle” in your emoji** **keyboard. Then click on the image that appears to include the symbol in your message or document.

## How to Insert the Angle Symbol on an Android Phone

The simplest and easiest way to insert the angle symbol on an Android device is by copy and pasting the symbol from this article: ∠.

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