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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. Apr 25, 2011 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, 2011 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 Apr 25, 2011 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, 2012 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 :) Apr 25, 2011 at 17:08
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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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The marvosym package provides \Telefon:

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  • looks decent . I'm going to use this ... Apr 25, 2011 at 17:09
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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}

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    Is there any way to use the third mobile phone symbol in pdfLaTeX? May 6, 2015 at 17:26
  • @MarioS.E. Sorry, no.
    – LaRiFaRi
    May 6, 2015 at 21:02
  • @LaRiFaRi what is the command of Skype Icon. Any idea about skype icon
    – Micky K
    Jul 14, 2015 at 15:09
  • @MickyK tex.stackexchange.com/search?q=faSkype
    – LaRiFaRi
    Jul 14, 2015 at 16:31
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    @MickyK I do not know such thing. Please ask a new question if you can't find a solution by searching "Skype" here.
    – LaRiFaRi
    Jul 14, 2015 at 20:02
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I found the fontawesome5 package very helpful and easy to use. First found in this link: https://latexdraw.com/fontawesome-ready-icons-to-use-in-latex/

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{fontawesome5}

\begin{document}
    Telephone: 
    \faIcon{phone} \faIcon{phone-alt} \faIcon{phone-slash} \faIcon{phone-square} \faIcon{phone-square-alt} 
    
    Mobile: 
    \faIcon{mobile} \faIcon{mobile-alt}
\end{document}

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