The section symbol § can be found on the Android and iPhone keyboards.
In this article, we will outline the steps to make a section sign using your Google Gboard keyboard app, the default keyboard for the Google Pixel range, and Android phones. Without further ado, here are the steps on how to find the section symbol on your Android phone.
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How to Make a Section (§) Symbol Text On Android
In order to make a Section Symbol Text on an Android phone, follow the steps on your phone’s keyboard below:
- Tap ?123
- Tap =\<
- You will see many special symbols. Select the section symbol (§), which is likely located on the upper right of your keyboard.
How to Copy and Paste Section Symbol Text
In case you would like to save time and simply copy and paste the Section Symbol, simply click on the text below. It will copy the content to your personal clipboard, from which you can choose where to paste it.
To copy and paste the section symbol text, simply click the text below and copy it on your keyboard. After, you can paste it where needed.
How to Make a Section Symbol Emoji On Android
Currently, there is no Emoji for a section (§) symbol. You will have to stick to the section (§) symbol text.
What does the Section Symbol Mean?
The section symbol, denoted by “§,” is a typographic symbol that is widely used in legal and academic contexts. It is used to refer to specific sections or divisions within a document or a statute. This allows an organization or an individual a more effective way of referencing or looking up information.
Section Symbol in the Legal Context
In various legal documents (statutes, regulations, or contracts), the section symbol § is used to mark distinct sections or provisions. By assigning a unique number or letter to each section symbol, it helps readers locate specific provisions for analysis or citation.
For example, you can write “8 U.S. Code § 1101″ and you can look this up in the U.S. Code, Title 8, Chapter 12, Subchapter 1, Section 1101.
By doing this, you allow efficient cross-referencing and promote clarity and precision in legal discourse.
Section Symbol in Academic Writing
It can also be used in academic writing, particularly serving to delineate different parts or chapters of a text within scholarly articles, dissertations, or textbooks.
Section Symbol in Typography
The section symbol may also be occasionally used in typography. If you want to add a visual element to some specific design, then it is sometimes used.
Generally, the section symbol is primarily used as a marker of sections or divisions within written materials. It helps with readability and navigation as well as simplifies the referencing process.