Each shortcut for typing the greater than or equal symbol (≥) is as convenient as any other. Learn how to insert this math symbol into a document on a Windows PC, on a Mac, or on iOS and Android devices.

We explain each method below.

## How to Insert the Greater Than Or Equal To Symbol on a Windows PC

On a Windows PC, click to the place in your document where you would like to insert the greater than or equal symbol. Next, hold the **Alt **key and type the numbers **242. **

If you’re using Microsoft Word, the **Advanced Symbols **library is another place to find the greater than or equal symbol. You can access the Advanced Symbols library under the **Insert **tab. Once you access the library, double-click the ≥ symbol to include it in your document.

If you plan to use the greater than or equal symbol multiple times in a Microsoft Word document, you can adjust your AutoCorrect options to automatically replace a word or phrase (such as “greater than or equal”) with the symbol.

## How to Insert the Greater Than Or Equal To Symbol on a Mac

A simple keyboard shortcut will produce the greater than or equal symbol on a Mac. Hold **Option**, then tap the **> **key**. **This shortcut works in most applications, including Pages, Notes, Google Docs, and Microsoft Word.

Going to your Mac’s Character Viewer is another great way to insert the greater than or equal symbol. To do this, locate **Emoji & Symbols** under the Edit menu. Then tap on **Math Symbols. **Double-click the greater than or equal symbol or highlight and drag the symbol into your document.

## How to Insert the Greater Than Or Equal To Symbol on an iPhone or iPad

The fastest way to type the greater than or equal symbol on an iPhone or iPad is to copy and paste the sign from this article: ≥.

If you plan to type the ≥ symbol often, you can create an automatic text replacement under **Settings, **followed by** General, Keyboard, **then** Text Replacement**. Tap the **+**, then paste the symbol into the **Phrase** field, and then choose a phrase ("greater than or equal" for example) as the shortcut.

## How to Insert the Greater Than Or Equal To Symbol on an Android Phone

If you have a Google Keyboard installed on your Android phone, tap the **?123 **to open the numbers and symbols keyboard, then select **=/< **to see more symbols. Click on the ≥ to include the symbol in your document.

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