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I've chosen to create my resume in LaTeX ( out of curiosity ).

I thought printing a "clean" symbol of a phone before my phone_no will look nice ...

Is there such a symbol? any packages?

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Have a look at “How to look up a math symbol?” for ideas how you can easily find a particular symbol, including non-math symbols like a phone. – Martin Scharrer Apr 25 '11 at 15:42
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It's also unnecessary unless you want to distinguish a land line from a wireless. Otherwise it's just a phone number, and everyone will recognize this. – Emre Apr 25 '11 at 16:42
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@Emre: unless you're trying to tell aliens how to call you. They will need to know they first have to locate a device that looks like that before dialing. :-P – Matthew Leingang Apr 25 '11 at 16:57
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The moderncv package is definitely worth a look. It uses the telephone icon, a cell-phone icon and a few others for the contact-info block. And besides, it just looks good. moderncv info on ctan – Tim A May 1 '12 at 20:07
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DeTeXify gives the following packages and symbols for a (old-fashioned) land-line phone and a mobile phone:

\usepackage{wasysym}
\phone

\usepackage{marvosym}
\Mobilefone

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I really like the \Mobilefone symbol . Thank you :) – vettipayyan Apr 25 '11 at 17:08

You can easily find such symbols in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List. For example, from bbding, wasysym and ifsym:

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Just look out for \Phone, \phone and \Telephone.

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very nice . thank you Stefan... – vettipayyan Apr 25 '11 at 17:07

The marvosym package provides \Telefon:

enter image description here

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looks decent . I'm going to use this ... – vettipayyan Apr 25 '11 at 17:09

Some more possibilities:

% arara: lualatex

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{fontspec}
\newcommand*{\mobilePhone}{{\fontspec{symbola.ttf}\symbol{"1F4F1}}}
\newcommand*{\clamshellMobilePhone}{{\fontspec{symbola.ttf}\symbol{"1F581}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneA}{{\fontspec{code2000.ttf}\symbol{"260E}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneB}{{\fontspec{symbola.ttf}\symbol{"260E}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneC}{{\fontspec{quivira.otf}\symbol{"260E}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneWhiteA}{{\fontspec{code2000.ttf}\symbol{"260F}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneWhiteB}{{\fontspec{symbola.ttf}\symbol{"260F}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneWhiteC}{{\fontspec{quivira.otf}\symbol{"260F}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneReceiverA}{{\fontspec{symbola.ttf}\symbol{"1F4DE}}}
\newcommand*{\phoneReceiverB}{{\fontspec{quivira.otf}\symbol{"1F4DE}}}
\usepackage{fontawesome}
\newcommand*\faMobile{{\FA\symbol{"F10B}}}

\begin{document}
    Mobile phones: 
    \mobilePhone\clamshellMobilePhone\faMobile

    Normal phones:
    \phoneA\phoneB\phoneC\phoneWhiteA\phoneWhiteB\phoneWhiteC

    Telephone receivers:
    \phoneReceiverA\phoneReceiverB\faPhone
\end{document}

enter image description here

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Is there any way to use the third mobile phone symbol in pdfLaTeX? – Mario S. E. May 6 '15 at 17:26
    
@MarioS.E. Sorry, no. – LaRiFaRi May 6 '15 at 21:02
    
@LaRiFaRi what is the command of Skype Icon. Any idea about skype icon – Micky K Jul 14 '15 at 15:09
    
@MickyK tex.stackexchange.com/search?q=faSkype – LaRiFaRi Jul 14 '15 at 16:31
    
@LaRiFaRi I want to put the Skype Icon in Europass CV – Micky K Jul 14 '15 at 17:12

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