How to Insert a Delta Symbol in Facebook

Written by dustin thornton
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If you are part of a fraternity, if you're typing a message in Greek or if you need to enter a complex math equation into a Facebook message or status update, you may need to include the Greek letter delta in the text. To insert this symbol into Facebook, use an "Alt" code to enter a lower-case delta; use the Windows Character Map for an upper-case Delta.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


    Lower-Case Delta Symbol

  1. 1

    Open your Web browser and visit Type in your login information and sign in to your account.

  2. 2

    Navigate to and click inside the text field into which you want to insert the delta symbol on Facebook.

  3. 3

    Press and hold the "Alt" key on your keyboard. Press the "Num Lock" key if number lock is disabled, then type "235" on the numeric keypad. Release the "Alt" key; the lower-case delta symbol appears.

    Upper-Case Delta Symbol

  1. 1

    Click "Start" and type "Character Map" into the Search bar. Press "Enter." The Windows Character Map appears.

  2. 2

    Scroll through the symbols on the character map until you reach the upper-case delta symbol, which resembles a hollow triangle.

  3. 3

    Click on the symbol, click "Select," then click "Copy." Windows copies the symbol copy to your clipboard.

  4. 4

    Open your Web browser and log in to Facebook. Navigate to the place in which you want to insert the delta symbol.

  5. 5

    Press the "Ctrl" and "V" keys simultaneously to insert the symbol into the text field on Facebook.

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