The Bullet Symbol Alt Code is 0149.

You can use the following button to copy and paste the Bullet Symbol into your Document.

However, if you are looking for how you can type this symbol on your keyboard, keep reading below.


Using the bullet alt code, you can type the Bullet symbol (•) on any Windows keyboard or PC. This code is designed to be used to type any symbol that does not have a dedicated key on the keyboard. This is done by pressing and holding the Alt key whilst typing the alt code (0149 for the Bullet symbol) using the numeric keypad.

Bullet alt code

Obey the instructions below to type the Bullet symbol on a Windows PC using the alt code:

  • Step 1: Place your insertion pointer where you need to type the • symbol.
  • Step 2: Press and hold the Alt key on your keyboard.
  • Step 3: Whilst you press and hold the Alt key, using the numeric keypad, type the Bullet symbol’s alt code (0149).
  • Step 4: Release the Alt key after typing the Alt code.
alt code for bullet illustration on keyboard

Note that you must use the numeric keypad to type the alt code (0149). You must also turn on your NumLock key to be able to use the numeric keypad. If you are using a Laptop that does not have the numeric keypad, you can press Fn+NmLk keys simultaneously to turn on the hidden numeric keypad for laptops with smaller keyboards.  

This is how you may use the Alt Code method to type the Bullet symbol anywhere on your Windows PC including Microsoft Word, Excel, One Note, Sticky Note, PowerPoint or even on your browser such as Google Docs.

Bullet Symbol Shortcut for Mac

The bullet symbol shortcut on Mac is Option+8. To type this symbol on your Mac PC, press and hold the Option key whilst you hit on the 8 key once on the keyboard.

bullet shortcut Mac

Bullet Symbol Alt Code in Excel

Using this code, you can also inser this symbol using the CHAR() function.

Obey the following instructions to use the CHAR function to insert the black dot [•] symbol in Excel:

  • First, click to activate the cell that will contain the symbol.
  • Next, type =CHAR( and then add the dot symbol’s alt code. The complete formula should look like this: =CHAR(0149) OR =CHAR(149).
  • After typing this formula, press Enter for the results.
bullet alt code in Excel Char function

NOTE: Using the method discussed at the beginning of this article, you can easily type the dot [•] symbol anywhere on Windows including Word and Excel. However, the CHAR function is just another way you can get the symbol into Excel.