We've packed a lot into Version 6, but here are some key changes that might be different than how you've used Font Awesome.

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At a Glance

Internet Explorer is not supported in Version 6!

Microsoft has officially announced (opens new window) that the last major version of the Internet Explorer will no longer be supported shortly.

As such, Font Awesome Version 6 no longer supports any version of IE. We've removed previously included IE-specific files and fallbacks. You can view our official browser support to see which browsers and agents Version 6 covers.

Backward Compatibility

We've tried our hardest to make Version 6 backward compatible with Font Awesome 5 and Font Awesome 4 too! Whether you're using kits, components, hosting things yourself, web fonts, or SVG + JS, we've done a lot to translate icons in existing projects to Version 6 automagically. We've bundled the following by default…

What We Did How it Works
Added Aliases for v4/v5 Icon Names Any icons that had their name changed in Version 6 will work and render as expected when referenced by their old name
Added Aliases for v4/v5 Icon Unicode Values Any icons that had their unicode value changed in Version 6 will work and render as expected when referenced by their old value
Older Style Name Support We've switched to full style names, but icon references that use the old style syntax will still work
Added a @font-face Shim We make sure that your project's CSS points to Version 6's Web Fonts and renders the latest and greatest icons. This is useful when writing custom CSS or using pseudo-elements

Here's how and when the above features are leveraged when using Font Awesome 6 on the web…

Kits (SVG + Web Fonts)

If you're using a Version 6-based kit, it will automatically translate any Font Awesome 5 icon names, style syntax, and custom Font Awesome @font-face CSS rules to their v6 equivalent. This kit will also do the same for any Font Awesome 4 icon names or font-face CSS rules.

SVG + JS

Whether hosting yourself or using the Font Awesome 6 Free CDN, Our SVG + JS framework handles translating any Font Awesome 5 icon names, style syntax, and CSS pseudo-element references automatically.

If you need support for Font Awesome 4, you can load additional files that provide the same level of translation.

Web Fonts

Whether hosting yourself or using the Font Awesome 6 Free CDN, if you are loading Font Awesome using the all.css file, our CSS will translate any Font Awesome 5 icon names, style syntax, and CSS pseudo-element references automatically.

If you are using only certain styles, you will need to also include the css/v5-font-face.css. This file declares new @font-face rules for the various v5 font-family CSS values and points their url properties at latest version's font files.

If you need support for Font Awesome 4, you can load additional files that provide the same level of translation.

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Full Style Names

You can now use the full name for styles when adding icons, so both fal and fa-light will work for light style icons.

Style Availability Old Style Class (Still Works) New Style Class Looks like
Solid Free Plan fas fa-solid
Regular Pro Plans only far fa-regular
Light Pro Plans only fal fa-light
Thin Pro Plans only fat fa-thin
Duotone Pro Plans only fad fa-duotone
Brands Free Plan fab fa-brands

Icons Renamed In Version 6

Version 6 gave us a natural opportunity to improve how we name our icons. We hope they are more consistent and situationally neutral.

But, again, don't worry if you have a project using Version 5. We made aliases for the old names that will translate to the new names if you don't want to update your references.

Old Icon Name (Version 5) New Icon Name (Version 6) Icon Details
ad rectangle-ad
adjust circle-half-stroke
air-freshener spray-can-sparkles
alien-monster alien-8bit
allergies hand-dots
ambulance truck-medical
american-sign-language-interpreting hands-asl-interpreting
analytics chart-mixed
angle-double-down angles-down
angle-double-left angles-left
angle-double-right angles-right
angle-double-up angles-up
angry face-angry
apple-alt apple-whole
apple-crate crate-apple
archive box-archive
arrow-alt-circle-down circle-down
arrow-alt-circle-left circle-left
arrow-alt-circle-right circle-right
arrow-alt-circle-up circle-up
arrow-alt-down down
arrow-alt-from-bottom up-from-line
arrow-alt-from-left right-from-line
arrow-alt-from-right left-from-line
arrow-alt-from-top down-from-line
arrow-alt-left left
arrow-alt-right right
arrow-alt-square-down square-down
arrow-alt-square-left square-left
arrow-alt-square-right square-right
arrow-alt-square-up square-up
arrow-alt-to-bottom down-to-line
arrow-alt-to-left left-to-line
arrow-alt-to-right right-to-line
arrow-alt-to-top up-to-line
arrow-alt-up up
arrow-circle-down circle-arrow-down
arrow-circle-left circle-arrow-left
arrow-circle-right circle-arrow-right
arrow-circle-up circle-arrow-up
arrow-from-bottom arrow-up-from-line
arrow-from-left arrow-right-from-line
arrow-from-right arrow-left-from-line
arrow-from-top arrow-down-from-line
arrow-square-down square-arrow-down
arrow-square-left square-arrow-left
arrow-square-right square-arrow-right
arrow-square-up square-arrow-up
arrow-to-bottom arrow-down-to-line
arrow-to-left arrow-left-to-line
arrow-to-right arrow-right-to-line
arrow-to-top arrow-up-to-line
arrows arrows-up-down-left-right
arrows-alt up-down-left-right
arrows-alt-h left-right
arrows-alt-v up-down
arrows-h arrows-left-right
arrows-v arrows-up-down
assistive-listening-systems ear-listen
atlas book-atlas
atom-alt atom-simple
backspace delete-left
balance-scale scale-balanced
balance-scale-left scale-unbalanced
balance-scale-right scale-unbalanced-flip
band-aid bandage
barcode-alt rectangle-barcode
baseball-ball baseball
basketball-ball basketball
bed-alt bed-front
beer beer-mug-empty
betamax cassette-betamax
bible book-bible
biking person-biking
biking-mountain person-biking-mountain
birthday-cake cake-candles
blind person-walking-with-cane
book-alt book-blank
book-dead book-skull
book-reader book-open-reader
book-spells book-sparkles
border-style border-top-left
border-style-alt border-bottom-right
box-alt box-taped
box-fragile square-fragile
box-full box-open-full
box-up square-this-way-up
box-usd box-dollar
boxes boxes-stacked
boxes-alt boxes-stacked
brackets brackets-square
broadcast-tower tower-broadcast
burn fire-flame-simple
bus-alt bus-simple
calculator-alt calculator-simple
calendar-alt calendar-days
calendar-edit calendar-pen
calendar-times calendar-xmark
camera-alt camera
camera-home camera-security
car-alt car-rear
car-crash car-burst
car-mechanic car-wrench
caravan-alt caravan-simple
caret-circle-down circle-caret-down
caret-circle-left circle-caret-left
caret-circle-right circle-caret-right
caret-circle-up circle-caret-up
caret-square-down square-caret-down
caret-square-left square-caret-left
caret-square-right square-caret-right
caret-square-up square-caret-up
cctv camera-cctv
chalkboard-teacher chalkboard-user
chart-pie-alt chart-pie-simple
check-circle circle-check
check-square square-check
cheeseburger burger-cheese
chess-bishop-alt chess-bishop-piece
chess-clock-alt chess-clock-flip
chess-king-alt chess-king-piece
chess-knight-alt chess-knight-piece
chess-pawn-alt chess-pawn-piece
chess-queen-alt chess-queen-piece
chess-rook-alt chess-rook-piece
chevron-circle-down circle-chevron-down
chevron-circle-left circle-chevron-left
chevron-circle-right circle-chevron-right
chevron-circle-up circle-chevron-up
chevron-double-down chevrons-down
chevron-double-left chevrons-left
chevron-double-right chevrons-right
chevron-double-up chevrons-up
chevron-square-down square-chevron-down
chevron-square-left square-chevron-left
chevron-square-right square-chevron-right
chevron-square-up square-chevron-up
clinic-medical house-chimney-medical
cloud-download cloud-arrow-down
cloud-download-alt cloud-arrow-down
cloud-upload cloud-arrow-up
cloud-upload-alt cloud-arrow-up
cocktail martini-glass-citrus
coffee mug-saucer
coffee-togo cup-togo
cog gear
cogs gears
columns table-columns
comment-alt message
comment-alt-check message-check
comment-alt-dollar message-dollar
comment-alt-dots message-dots
comment-alt-edit message-pen
comment-alt-exclamation message-exclamation
comment-alt-lines message-lines
comment-alt-medical message-medical
comment-alt-minus message-minus
comment-alt-music message-music
comment-alt-plus message-plus
comment-alt-slash message-slash
comment-alt-smile message-smile
comment-alt-times message-xmark
comment-edit comment-pen
comment-times comment-xmark
comments-alt messages
comments-alt-dollar messages-dollar
compress-alt down-left-and-up-right-to-center
compress-arrows-alt minimize
concierge-bell bell-concierge
construction triangle-person-digging
conveyor-belt-alt conveyor-belt-boxes
cowbell-more cowbell-circle-plus
cricket cricket-bat-ball
crop-alt crop-simple
curling curling-stone
cut scissors
deaf ear-deaf
debug ban-bug
desktop-alt desktop
dewpoint droplet-degree
diagnoses person-dots-from-line
digging person-digging
digital-tachograph tachograph-digital
directions diamond-turn-right
dizzy face-dizzy
dolly-flatbed cart-flatbed
dolly-flatbed-alt cart-flatbed-boxes
dolly-flatbed-empty cart-flatbed-empty
donate circle-dollar-to-slot
dot-circle circle-dot
drafting-compass compass-drafting
drone-alt drone-front
dryer-alt dryer-heat
eclipse-alt moon-over-sun
edit pen-to-square
ellipsis-h ellipsis
ellipsis-h-alt ellipsis-stroke
ellipsis-v ellipsis-vertical
ellipsis-v-alt ellipsis-stroke-vertical
envelope-square square-envelope
exchange arrow-right-arrow-left
exchange-alt right-left
exclamation-circle circle-exclamation
exclamation-square square-exclamation
exclamation-triangle triangle-exclamation
expand-alt up-right-and-down-left-from-center
expand-arrows arrows-maximize
expand-arrows-alt maximize
external-link arrow-up-right-from-square
external-link-alt up-right-from-square
external-link-square square-arrow-up-right
external-link-square-alt square-up-right
fast-backward backward-fast
fast-forward forward-fast
feather-alt feather-pointed
female person-dress
field-hockey field-hockey-stick-ball
fighter-jet jet-fighter
file-alt file-lines
file-archive file-zipper
file-chart-line file-chart-column
file-download file-arrow-down
file-edit file-pen
file-medical-alt file-waveform
file-search file-magnifying-glass
file-times file-xmark
file-upload file-arrow-up
film-alt film-simple
fire-alt fire-flame-curved
first-aid kit-medical
fist-raised hand-fist
flag-alt flag-swallowtail
flame fire-flame
flask-poison flask-round-poison
flask-potion flask-round-potion
flushed face-flushed
fog cloud-fog
folder-download folder-arrow-down
folder-times folder-xmark
folder-upload folder-arrow-up
font-awesome-alt square-font-awesome-stroke
font-awesome-flag font-awesome
font-awesome-logo-full font-awesome
football-ball football
fragile wine-glass-crack
frosty-head snowman-head
frown face-frown
frown-open face-frown-open
funnel-dollar filter-circle-dollar
game-board-alt game-board-simple
gamepad-alt gamepad-modern
glass-champagne champagne-glass
glass-cheers champagne-glasses
glass-martini martini-glass-empty
glass-martini-alt martini-glass
glass-whiskey whiskey-glass
glass-whiskey-rocks whiskey-glass-ice
glasses-alt glasses-round
globe-africa earth-africa
globe-americas earth-americas
globe-asia earth-asia
globe-europe earth-europa
golf-ball golf-ball-tee
grimace face-grimace
grin face-grin
grin-alt face-grin-wide
grin-beam face-grin-beam
grin-beam-sweat face-grin-beam-sweat
grin-hearts face-grin-hearts
grin-squint face-grin-squint
grin-squint-tears face-grin-squint-tears
grin-stars face-grin-stars
grin-tears face-grin-tears
grin-tongue face-grin-tongue
grin-tongue-squint face-grin-tongue-squint
grin-tongue-wink face-grin-tongue-wink
grin-wink face-grin-wink
grip-horizontal grip
h-square square-h
hamburger burger
hand-holding-usd hand-holding-dollar
hand-holding-water hand-holding-droplet
hand-paper hand
hand-receiving hands-holding-diamond
hand-rock hand-back-fist
hands-heart hands-holding-heart
hands-helping handshake-angle
hands-usd hands-holding-dollar
hands-wash hands-bubbles
handshake-alt handshake-simple
handshake-alt-slash handshake-simple-slash
hard-hat helmet-safety
hdd hard-drive
head-vr head-side-goggles
headphones-alt headphones-simple
heart-broken heart-crack
heart-circle circle-heart
heart-rate wave-pulse
heart-square square-heart
heartbeat heart-pulse
hiking person-hiking
history clock-rotate-left
home house
home-alt house
home-heart house-heart
home-lg house-chimney
home-lg-alt house
hospital-alt hospital
hospital-symbol circle-h
hot-tub hot-tub-person
hourglass-half hourglass
house-damage house-chimney-crack
house-leave house-person-leave
house-return house-person-return
hryvnia hryvnia-sign
humidity droplet-percent
icons-alt symbols
id-card-alt id-card-clip
industry-alt industry-windows
info-circle circle-info
info-square square-info
innosoft 42-group
inventory shelves
journal-whills book-journal-whills
kiss face-kiss
kiss-beam face-kiss-beam
kiss-wink-heart face-kiss-wink-heart
landmark-alt landmark-dome
laptop-house house-laptop
laugh face-laugh
laugh-beam face-laugh-beam
laugh-squint face-laugh-squint
laugh-wink face-laugh-wink
level-down arrow-turn-down
level-down-alt turn-down
level-up arrow-turn-up
level-up-alt turn-up
list-alt rectangle-list
location location-crosshairs
location-circle circle-location-arrow
location-slash location-crosshairs-slash
lock-alt lock-keyhole
lock-open-alt lock-keyhole-open
long-arrow-alt-down down-long
long-arrow-alt-left left-long
long-arrow-alt-right right-long
long-arrow-alt-up up-long
long-arrow-down arrow-down-long
long-arrow-left arrow-left-long
long-arrow-right arrow-right-long
long-arrow-up arrow-up-long
low-vision eye-low-vision
luchador luchador-mask
luggage-cart cart-flatbed-suitcase
magic wand-magic
mail-bulk envelopes-bulk
male person
map-marked map-location
map-marked-alt map-location-dot
map-marker location-pin
map-marker-alt location-dot
map-marker-alt-slash location-dot-slash
map-marker-check location-check
map-marker-edit location-pen
map-marker-exclamation location-exclamation
map-marker-minus location-minus
map-marker-plus location-plus
map-marker-question location-question
map-marker-slash location-pin-slash
map-marker-smile location-smile
map-marker-times location-xmark
map-signs signs-post
mars-stroke-h mars-stroke-right
mars-stroke-v mars-stroke-up
medium-m medium
medkit suitcase-medical
meh face-meh
meh-blank face-meh-blank
meh-rolling-eyes face-rolling-eyes
microphone-alt microphone-lines
microphone-alt-slash microphone-lines-slash
mind-share brain-arrow-curved-right
minus-circle circle-minus
minus-hexagon hexagon-minus
minus-octagon octagon-minus
minus-square square-minus
mobile-alt mobile-screen-button
mobile-android mobile
mobile-android-alt mobile-screen
money-bill-alt money-bill-1
money-bill-wave-alt money-bill-1-wave
money-check-alt money-check-dollar
money-check-edit money-check-pen
money-check-edit-alt money-check-dollar-pen
monitor-heart-rate monitor-waveform
mouse computer-mouse
mouse-alt computer-mouse-scrollwheel
mouse-pointer arrow-pointer
music-alt music-note
music-alt-slash music-note-slash
oil-temp oil-temperature
page-break file-dashed-line
paint-brush-alt paint-brush-fine
pallet-alt pallet-boxes
paragraph-rtl paragraph-left
parking square-parking
parking-circle circle-parking
parking-circle-slash ban-parking
parking-slash square-parking-slash
pastafarianism spaghetti-monster-flying
pause-circle circle-pause
paw-alt paw-simple
pen-alt pen-clip
pen-square square-pen
pencil-alt pencil
pencil-paintbrush pen-paintbrush
pencil-ruler pen-ruler
pennant flag-pennant
people-arrows people-arrows-left-right
people-carry people-carry-box
percentage percent
person-carry person-carry-box
phone-alt phone-flip
phone-laptop laptop-mobile
phone-square square-phone
phone-square-alt square-phone-flip
photo-video photo-film
plane-alt plane-engines
play-circle circle-play
plus-circle circle-plus
plus-hexagon hexagon-plus
plus-octagon octagon-plus
plus-square square-plus
poll square-poll-vertical
poll-h square-poll-horizontal
portal-enter person-to-portal
portal-exit person-from-portal
portrait image-portrait
pound-sign sterling-sign
pray person-praying
praying-hands hands-praying
prescription-bottle-alt prescription-bottle-medical
presentation presentation-screen
print-search print-magnifying-glass
procedures bed-pulse
project-diagram diagram-project
question-circle circle-question
question-square square-question
quran book-quran
rabbit-fast rabbit-running
radiation-alt circle-radiation
radio-alt radio-tuner
random shuffle
rectangle-landscape rectangle
rectangle-portrait rectangle-vertical
redo arrow-rotate-right
redo-alt rotate-right
remove-format text-slash
repeat-1-alt arrows-repeat-1
repeat-alt arrows-repeat
retweet-alt arrows-retweet
rss-square square-rss
running person-running
sad-cry face-sad-cry
sad-tear face-sad-tear
save floppy-disk
sax-hot saxophone-fire
scalpel-path scalpel-line-dashed
scanner-image scanner
search magnifying-glass
search-dollar magnifying-glass-dollar
search-location magnifying-glass-location
search-minus magnifying-glass-minus
search-plus magnifying-glass-plus
sensor-alert sensor-triangle-exclamation
sensor-smoke sensor-cloud
share-alt share-nodes
share-alt-square square-share-nodes
share-square share-from-square
shield-alt shield-blank
shipping-fast truck-fast
shipping-timed truck-clock
shopping-bag bag-shopping
shopping-basket basket-shopping
shopping-cart cart-shopping
shuttle-van van-shuttle
sign sign-hanging
sign-in arrow-right-to-bracket
sign-in-alt right-to-bracket
sign-language hands
sign-out arrow-right-from-bracket
sign-out-alt right-from-bracket
signal-1 signal-weak
signal-2 signal-fair
signal-3 signal-good
signal-4 signal-strong
signal-alt signal-bars
signal-alt-1 signal-bars-weak
signal-alt-2 signal-bars-fair
signal-alt-3 signal-bars-good
signal-alt-slash signal-bars-slash
skating person-skating
ski-jump person-ski-jumping
ski-lift person-ski-lift
skiing person-skiing
skiing-nordic person-skiing-nordic
slack-hash slack
sledding person-sledding
sliders-h sliders
sliders-h-square square-sliders
sliders-v sliders-up
sliders-v-square square-sliders-vertical
smile face-smile
smile-beam face-smile-beam
smile-plus face-smile-plus
smile-wink face-smile-wink
smoking-ban ban-smoking
sms comment-sms
snapchat-ghost snapchat
snowboarding person-snowboarding
snowmobile person-snowmobiling
sort-alpha-down arrow-down-a-z
sort-alpha-down-alt arrow-down-z-a
sort-alpha-up arrow-up-a-z
sort-alpha-up-alt arrow-up-z-a
sort-alt arrow-down-arrow-up
sort-amount-down arrow-down-wide-short
sort-amount-down-alt arrow-down-short-wide
sort-amount-up arrow-up-wide-short
sort-amount-up-alt arrow-up-short-wide
sort-circle circle-sort
sort-circle-down circle-sort-down
sort-circle-up circle-sort-up
sort-numeric-down arrow-down-1-9
sort-numeric-down-alt arrow-down-9-1
sort-numeric-up arrow-up-1-9
sort-numeric-up-alt arrow-up-9-1
sort-shapes-down arrow-down-triangle-square
sort-shapes-down-alt arrow-down-square-triangle
sort-shapes-up arrow-up-triangle-square
sort-shapes-up-alt arrow-up-square-triangle
sort-size-down arrow-down-big-small
sort-size-down-alt arrow-down-small-big
sort-size-up arrow-up-big-small
sort-size-up-alt arrow-up-small-big
soup bowl-hot
space-shuttle shuttle-space
space-station-moon-alt space-station-moon-construction
square-root-alt square-root-variable
star-half-alt star-half-stroke
starfighter-alt starfighter-twin-ion-engine
step-backward backward-step
step-forward forward-step
sticky-note note-sticky
stop-circle circle-stop
store-alt shop
store-alt-slash shop-slash
stream bars-staggered
subway train-subway
surprise face-surprise
swimmer person-swimming
swimming-pool water-ladder
sync arrows-rotate
sync-alt rotate
table-tennis table-tennis-paddle-ball
tablet-alt tablet-screen-button
tablet-android tablet
tablet-android-alt tablet-screen
tachometer gauge-simple
tachometer-alt gauge
tachometer-alt-average gauge-med
tachometer-alt-fast gauge
tachometer-alt-fastest gauge-max
tachometer-alt-slow gauge-low
tachometer-alt-slowest gauge-min
tachometer-average gauge-simple-med
tachometer-fast gauge-simple
tachometer-fastest gauge-simple-max
tachometer-slow gauge-simple-low
tachometer-slowest gauge-simple-min
tanakh book-tanakh
tasks list-check
tasks-alt bars-progress
telegram-plane telegram
temperature-down temperature-arrow-down
temperature-frigid temperature-snow
temperature-hot temperature-sun
temperature-up temperature-arrow-up
tenge tenge-sign
th table-cells
th-large table-cells-large
th-list table-list
theater-masks masks-theater
thermometer-empty temperature-empty
thermometer-full temperature-full
thermometer-half temperature-half
thermometer-quarter temperature-quarter
thermometer-three-quarters temperature-three-quarters
thunderstorm cloud-bolt
thunderstorm-moon cloud-bolt-moon
thunderstorm-sun cloud-bolt-sun
ticket-alt ticket-simple
times xmark
times-circle circle-xmark
times-hexagon hexagon-xmark
times-octagon octagon-xmark
times-square square-xmark
tint droplet
tint-slash droplet-slash
tired face-tired
toilet-paper-alt toilet-paper-blank
tombstone-alt tombstone-blank
tools screwdriver-wrench
torah scroll-torah
tram train-tram
transgender-alt transgender
trash-alt trash-can
trash-restore trash-arrow-up
trash-restore-alt trash-can-arrow-up
trash-undo-alt trash-can-undo
tree-alt tree-deciduous
triangle-music triangle-instrument
trophy-alt trophy-star
truck-couch truck-ramp-couch
truck-loading truck-ramp-box
tshirt shirt
tv-alt tv
undo arrow-rotate-left
undo-alt rotate-left
university building-columns
unlink link-slash
unlock-alt unlock-keyhole
usd-circle circle-dollar
usd-square square-dollar
user-alt user-large
user-alt-slash user-large-slash
user-chart chart-user
user-circle circle-user
user-cog user-gear
user-edit user-pen
user-friends user-group
user-hard-hat user-helmet-safety
user-md user-doctor
user-md-chat user-doctor-message
user-times user-xmark
users-class screen-users
users-cog users-gear
users-crown user-group-crown
utensil-fork fork
utensil-knife knife
utensil-spoon spoon
utensils-alt fork-knife
vhs cassette-vhs
volleyball-ball volleyball
volume-down volume-low
volume-mute volume-xmark
volume-up volume-high
vote-nay xmark-to-slot
vote-yea check-to-slot
walking person-walking
warehouse-alt warehouse-full
washer washing-machine
water-lower water-arrow-down
water-rise water-arrow-up
waveform-path waveform-lines
webcam camera-web
webcam-slash camera-web-slash
weight weight-scale
wifi-1 wifi-weak
wifi-2 wifi-fair
window-alt window-flip
window-close rectangle-xmark
wine-glass-alt wine-glass-empty