# 🔄 Counterclockwise Arrows Button

## Emoji Meaning

Two arrows forming a circle, pointing in an anticlockwise direction. Similar to symbols sometimes used for refresh or rotate. May also be used to indicate a task is in progress.

Previously showed in a clockwise direction on Windows.

Counterclockwise Arrows Button was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name “Anticlockwise Downwards and Upwards Open Circle Arrows” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

• 🔄 Refresh
• 🔄 Rotate
• 🔄 Switch

## Apple Name

🔄 Counterclockwise Arrows

## Unicode Name

🔄 Anticlockwise Downwards and Upwards Open Circle Arrows