How to make the "Infinite" symbol (∞) on the keyboard

Are you in the process of writing but cannot find how to do the "Infinite" symbol ( "∞") ?

The good news is that it's very easy to achieve Infinite symbol thanks to a combination of keys on your keyboard. You can make this symbol using the key combinations explained below.


1. Make the "Infinite" symbol (∞) under Windows 


  • Make the symbol "Infinite" : Alt + 8 7 3 4 -->∞

The techniqueYou keep the Alt key pressed (the key to the left of your Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 8 7 3 4 then you finally release the Alt key, which will make the "Infinite" symbol appear :

Important : This technique only works with Microsoft products as Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, etc...
If you want to achieve this symbol in another software, you'll have to go through the "Special Caracters" menu of the software. 

On some keyboard configuration, the following cobination can work :  Alt + 2 3 6 

Alternatively, you can simply copy-paste the symbol from this webpage : 


2. Make the "Infinite" symbol (∞) under Mac / Macbook


  • Make the symbol "Infinite" : ⌥ Alt + , -->∞

The techniqueYou keep the ⌥ Altkey pressed (the key to the left of your Space bar), then you successively type the sign , (comma), then you finally release the ⌥ Altkey, which will make the "Infinite" symbol appear :
Alternatively, you can simply copy-paste the symbol from this webpage : 


Troubleshooting
I don't have a numeric keypad on my keyboard, what should I do? "
  • If you don't have a numeric keypad on your keyboard, make sure you have activated the function Num Lock If not, press the Fn + button  Num Lock.

  • If you do not have the function  Num Lock on your keyboard, try first pressing the key  Fn and then performing the combination with Alt described in the previous paragraph.

  • If you still can't do it, don't hesitate to copy and paste the symbol from this article to the location of your choice.

I have a Mac / Macbook / Apple computer "

If you have a Mac / Apple keyboard, the technique is the same. The Alt ⌥ key can also be called  Option ⌥ but it is always the key just to the left of the Space bar.


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