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Did you get a heart in a message and now you’re wondering what the pink emoji heart means? Or maybe you want to send someone a message with a heart, but you want to make sure you’re sending the right message. Find out which pink heart emoji means I love you and which one says we’re best friends for life…

Why pink emojis look different on different devices

What the pink heart emojis mean

The pink emoji hearts in this post are the latest browser formats – this is how the emojis look on a tablet or computer when you use Chrome and Firefox. 

The heart emojis on your phone might look a little different, depending on if you’re using Apple or Android. This is because each platform makes a code for their own emojis.

The pink emoji hearts all have the same meaning, no matter which device you use.

Can I copy and paste these pink heart emojis?

No, please don’t copy and paste the heart emojis here as it won’t work.

Heart symbols to copy and paste 

If you’re looking for hearts to copy and paste into social media and text messages, then feel free to copy and paste the hearts below:

♥   – Thinner heart symbol


❤   – Wider heart symbol


♡   – Outlined heart symbol


The hearts above are symbols, not emojis, so they will look exactly the same on any device or platform. They haven’t been formatted for different devices or platforms.

Ready to jump in and explore what all the pink emoji hearts really mean?

Take the emoji quiz

Here’s a fun quiz to see if you know what the emoji heart colors mean. It’s multiple choice, so choose the answers you think are right and get the answers to see how much you really know!




What does the Heart With Arrow emoji mean?

What does the heart with arrow emoji mean?

The heart with arrow emoji means you are in love or you have a big crush on someone.

The arrow running through this red or pink heart emoji comes from Cupid’s arrow. Cupid is the god of love in mythological stories from ancient times.

His name, ‘Cupid’ is the Latin word for ‘passionate desire’, so using this heart with arrow means you have a strong want or attraction to someone.

The story goes that if Cupid shoots you with his golden arrow, you become filled with uncontrollable desire.

If you get this emoji from someone it means they’re lovestruck with you!

What does the Sparkling Heart emoji mean?

What does the sparkling heart emoji mean?

The sparkling heart emoji is red or pink, with flashes of yellow light around it. It’s also known as the Sparkly Heart and the Stars Heart.

The yellow flashes around the heart represent sparkles – bright twinkles of warm, golden light around your heart. Some devices even show the sparkles flashing.

So what does this emoji mean?

Think about things that shimmer and sparkle – champagne, a starlit sky, diamonds…

The Sparkling Heart emoji means a fun-filled love or affection for someone or something.

It tells the person that your heart is feeling joyful and alive, probably because of them.

This emoji means it’s more than like, but in a happy and exciting way (not deep or needy). You can send this to your best friend or anyone you enjoy spending time with.

Girls love using these sparkly hearts when posting on social media about fun, glamorous nights out or something luxurious that they enjoy.

What does the Heart With Ribbon emoji mean?

What does the heart with ribbon emoji mean?

What comes wrapped in a box with a ribbon? A gift!

And who doesn’t like receiving a gift? That’s what makes this a wonderful emoji to share with others.

This heart emoji with ribbon is a loving gift from the sender to the receiver.

The gift can be a few things – a heart full of love, a digital gift of love to someone who is sick or having a hard time, You can send this to anyone who needs some TLC or something to make them smile, such as your family, friends, or loved ones.

This emoji is also called Gift Heart, Chocolate Box and Gift Box.

What does the Growing Heart emoji mean?

What does the growing heart emoji mean?

This pretty emoji is usually shown as a pink (sometimes red) heart inside two bigger hearts. Some devices even display this heart as beating or throbbing.

Also known as the Triple Heart and Multiple Heart emoji, this emoji represents exactly what it shows – a love that’s alive and growing in affection.

The beating heart symbolizes a heartbeat or pulse, the very essence of what keeps us alive.

So this growing heart emoji means love and affection that’s growing and active. It can be sent to a friend who you love more and more each day or a love interest who is getting your attention (and capturing more and more of your heart with what they say and do).

This leads us to the beating heart emoji…

What does the Beating Heart emoji mean?

What does the beating heart emoji mean?

This pink or red heart emoji is known as the Beating Heart, WiFi Heart, Heartbeat or Heart Alarm.

Do you see the lines around the edge of the heart? They show the heart vibration or a sudden faster beating of the heart. The beats almost look like WiFi signals.

This beating heart symbolizes butterfly-in-the-stomach love with flutters, a new life, or ‘for life’.

There are so many ways you can use this heart emoji that you’ll love it. Some examples are:

Use this heart emoji to let someone know that your heart skips a beat when you think of them or when you hear from them.

This heart emoji is also used on social media for pregnancy announcements and updates. The beating heart represents the heartbeat of the baby, a new life.

This emoji can also show that something is for life – such as a friendship or relationship. Sending this to someone tells them that your heart is in it and you aren’t going anywhere.

What does the Revolving Hearts emoji mean?

What does the revolving hearts emoji mean?

This heart emoji shows two pink or red hearts joined by a circle, to represent a circle of love and two hearts being linked together.

There can be a few meanings for this emoji…

This emoji often means that your heart is falling in love or becoming infatuated with someone or something. 

If a girl sends you this, she’s probably letting you know that you make her head spin, or that she hopes two hearts are in this conversation – hers and yours.

But it could also mean best friends. If you see this on social media, it often means besties that have been friends for a long time, like the friendship bracelets and lockets that friend like to give each other.

What does the Heart Exclamation emoji mean?

What does the heart exclamation emoji mean?

This emoji is all about intense feelings of the heart.

An exclamation point (!!!!) is used to show strong feelings for something or to get attention, such as:

‘Don’t touch my phone!’

The exclamation mark above tells us that the person is very serious about you not touching their phone.

So, the Heart Exclamation emoji works the same way: It shows that the sender has very strong feelings for the person or really they want some loving attention.

This emoji is also called the Heavy Heart emoji. When you have a heavy heart you are sad. You can use this Heavy Heart emoji when sending a message about something that is getting you down and when you want some TLC.

If you have a heavy heart, you might want to use the Broken Heart emoji too…

What does the Broken Heart emoji mean?

What does the broken heart emoji mean?

This emoji is either deep or silly depending on the situation…

Sometimes when someone hurts us or we lose someone we love, we feel a deep pain in our chest, like our heart is breaking and sore. This is what we call ‘heartbroken’.

This feeling is shown in drawings as a cracked heart or one that is completely broken in two.

This Broken Heart emoji has a pink or red heart with a crack in it. The crack looks like lightning has hit the heart and damaged or broken it completely.

The Broken Heart emoji is can be a sad one that means your heart is aching, either because you miss someone, something sad has happened, you feel sorry for what a person is going through, or the person has hurt you deeply.

On the other hand, the Broken Heart emoji can be used to flirt or crack a light-hearted joke.

Jane: I LOVE it when I get my nails done and break one the next day. That’s 20 bucks wasted!


What does the broken heart emoji mean?

As you can see, Jill is making fun of Jane because breaking a nail really isn’t a big issue. She pretends it’s heartbreaking (but it’s the opposite – it’s funny!)

Jill is telling Jane to lighten up and see the funny side of the broken-nail situation.

What does the Heart Decoration emoji mean?

What does the heart decoration emoji mean?

We love drawing hearts on things. When we are young we draw hearts around our name and our crush’s name, we love coloring in pretty hearts, and now we use hearts to decorate our messages and social media posts.

This heart decoration is a happy, innocent, fun-filled heart to make things pretty or say thanks.

Use it for the places you love, the things that make you happy, or to tell someone ‘I HEART you’.

On some devices this shows as a white cut-out heart, and you can check out what a white heart means here

What does the Love Letter emoji mean?

What does the love letter emoji mean?

This heart emoji shows an envelope sealed with a heart. It’s also known as the Love Letter and Love Note emoji.

So, what’s in the love letter?

That’s up to you!

Sending this love letter emoji tells the person that this is a message straight from your heart.

You could also use it in Valentine’s Day messages and posts. It goes very well with the other heart emojis, so play around and have fun with it.

What does the Two Hearts emoji mean?

What does the two hearts emoji mean?

These two floating hearts show two hearts, one smaller heart inside a larger heart.

The floating hearts mean that love is in the air. When love is in the air, there’s a wonderful vibe that you feel and that others can pick up from you too.

Let’s look at Jane and Jill again:

Jane: Pete just messaged me to see if I want to catch a movie with him this weekend.



What does the two hearts emoji mean?


Jill is telling Jane that Pete obviously likes her and she can feel the vibes of a new, exciting relationship starting.

There’s even a song for this blissful feeling and it goes something like this:

          Love is in the air, everywhere I look around

          Love is in the air, every sight and every sound…

Frequently Asked Questions

What does growing heart emoji mean?

This is the Growing Heart emoji. It means the person’s love is growing and becoming stronger. The smaller hearts inside the larger hearts are for a heartbeat.

What does a pink emoji heart mean?

A pink emoji heart is always about love, affection and feelings from the heart. There are many pink emoji heart and each has a different meaning. For example, the pink heart with a  ribbon around it is a gift of love.

What does heart with arrow emoji mean on Instagram?

This is the Heart With Arrow emoji that can be used on Instagram. It means the person has fallen in love or has a crush on someone or something (usually the person or object in their Instagram picture).

What does two heart emoji mean?

These two hearts tell you that love is in the air. The person is falling in love and there are happy vibes around them. So much so that the people around them can probably see and feel it too! 


Have you enjoyed finding out what the pink emoji hearts really mean? I hope so!

Send a heart to someone now and make their day. Or let us know in the comments how you like to tell someone you love them.

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