How to Type Yen Symbol On Keyboard

Yen Symbol On Keyboard
Illustration of keyboard having blue key with yen symbol, close up

Have you ever wanted to type the Japanese Yen symbol?

So what exactly is the yen symbol on keyboard ? Or how can I make it appear? To be honest, it’s not obvious. This is because there are so many fancy ways to create the ¥ symbol. It is a circled letter Y with two vertical dashes through the horizontal bar of the letter M.

How Do I type the Japanese Yen symbol?

To type yen symbol on English keyboard press alt code and type the numbers 0165. You can also type the symbol by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Shift+1.

If you’re using a laptop you can also copy and paste the symbol provided below (Ctrl + C or Apple key + C on a Mac) and paste (Ctrl + V or Apple key + V).

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How Do I Type the Yen Symbol in Word?

On a Mac, use the keyboard shortcut Option + Y to type the Japanese Yen sign. For Windows users, all they need to do is hold down the Alt key while typing the Japanese Yen alt codes 0165 or 157 on the numeric keypad, and then release the Alt key. On both Windows and Mac, these keystrokes function in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

What are the 2 Symbols for Yen?

The official currency of Japan is the yen (Japanese:円, symbol: ¥; code: JPY¥; sometimes abbreviated as JP).

The yen symbol (¥) is a currency symbol used in Japan, Taiwan, and occasionally in Korea and China. There are many computer keyboards out there that don’t have the yen symbol on it. For your convenience, this article provides several ways to type the yen symbol or also known as the sign yen or the ringgit in your computer.

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