Type the π (pi) sign: in Excel, on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

Type the π (pi) sign: in Excel, on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

Although the number π ( pi ) is a constant widely used in mathematics, physics, and other disciplines, there is no physical or virtual keyboard key that allows you to type the symbol directly. In this article, we will explain to you how to write the pi number in Excel, Word, on Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS devices.

How to enter the π (pi) symbol in Windows?

Regardless of the version of Windows you use, press the Windows + R keys, type charmap, and press Enter. The Character Map window will appear. In Search, type pi in the box and click Search. Select it, and click the Select button. Place the cursor where you want to paste it and press Ctrl + V.

How to add the π (pi) symbol with the keyboard on Mac?

Press the option key and, without releasing it, press the P key. Release both keys and the pi symbol will appear.

How to enter the π (pi) symbol in a Word document?

In a Word document, go to the Insert tab, and click Symbol > More symbols. In the window that opens, look for the pi symbol, select it, and click the Insert button.

How to enter the π (pi) symbol in Excel?

In an Excel document, hold down the ALT key and type 227. Then release the ALT key, and the symbol "π" will be inserted in the cell.

How to type the π (pi) symbol on Android and iOS?

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Open the web browser on your smartphone or tablet, and type pi in the search bar. In the list of results, open one of the pages containing the pi symbol in your text. Copy and paste it wherever you want to use it.