How To Make The Degree Symbol While Typing

Have you ever been typing a recipe and wanted to type the ° symbol instead of typing out the word degrees? Well, it’s really easy to do.

Just hold down the ALT key on your keyboard and type 0176 on your number pad.

ALT0176 = °

It’s that easy.

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Janet is a mom to two daughters and is married to her best friend. Her belief that we are blessed so that we may bless others fuels her writing at where she shares her thoughts on faith, family, and frugal living. She strives to make the most of what she's given in life and hopes to inspire others to do the same.


  1. Thanks Janet, it will definitely save time when writing a recipe…Thanks for the tip!

  2. I am SO trying this!

  3. I have always wondered to how to do this… especially when typing up recipes!

    Thanks for visiting me at A Season For All Things. I’m your newest follower and look forward to reading more of your posts.

    • Ellen, I’m glad you found the tip useful. Thanks for stopping by and following along. I look forward to seeing you around.