Japanese for emoticon - a picture character similar to smiley which is commonly used in text messaging and chat. Emoji support has been added to version 6.1 of Unicode and allows for glyphs such as πŸ˜„, 🐱, 🎈, 🏠 and πŸ“Ά. Some typography engines will even render these as color graphics.

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How do I clear recent emoji in iOS 8.3?

Before 8.3, I was able to clear recently used emoji by clicking on Settings->Reset->Reset Keyboard Dictionary. Now, that does not work. My recent emoji screen is littered with accidentally typed ...
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Which iOS emojis are currently available across most (all?) modern platforms?

I used the "rolling eyes" emoji available in my iOS keyboard in a social media post, but was dismayed to find that it isn't available on my Chrome on windows 7 computer. While I could install fonts/...
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How to turn off emojis entirely on iOS?

A lot of emojis replace characters that I already use, usually imported from a symbol keyboard; but it doesn't mesh well with monospaced, small, or formatted text; for example, I like to flavor my ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut for opening Character Viewer on OS X El Capitan

I can open up the Character Viewer using the Control-Command-Space keys combination. I want to change this keyboard shortcut so I can use it for some other action. How can this be done?c
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Is it possible to mirror emojis on an iPhone

I would like to use a mirrored emoji(πŸ“’) in an imessage - is that possible? (I am interested in both mirrored, flipped and rotated emojis) I have tried to use http://fliptext.net but is does not ...
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Where are the emoji *category* icons stored on OSX?

The emoji picker on OSX has a series of "category" icons, which emoji are grouped by: Do you know where those can be found? I looked in the system icons directory, /System/Library/CoreServices/...
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I included emoji in my password and now I can't log in to my Account on Yosemite

I wanted to check if it's possible to use emoji in a password for my Account on OS Yosemite. It worked but I didn't realize that the login screen has only native keyboards, so I can't type emoji there....
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Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome?

Why do emoji like πŸ’© appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome on the same MacBook running Lion? Both browsers use WebKit, and I'd imagine font support comes from the OS, not the application. For ...
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How to disable Mavericks' emoji shortcut

The shortcut control-command-space in Mavericks opens a panel with Emojis. I'd like to use it for another application (Divvy), but it complains that it is already used by a system-wide keyboard ...
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Can you dictate Emoji on iOS?

iOS (and presumably OS X) understands the underlying Unicode descriptions for Emoji icons. When reading iMessages back to you, Siri can use these descriptions to translate Emoji into words. For ...
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Ho can I put my custom made emoji designs into keyboard on phone?

I have created custom emoji's and need to set them us as keyboard in my iPhone. What should I save the files as and how do I export them to a keyboard and upload it to my phone?
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Changing Emoji Shortcut

I'm using El Capitan and I want to change emoji shortcut which is ctrl+cmd+space. I want to change it to two buttons? Is it possible?
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iPhone 6 keyboard help lost emoji's

I installed a new keyboard then deleted it now I've lost all my emoji off my standered keyboard just got a-z 0-9 #+= Someone help please?
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Emojis color back to default

How do I get the emoji to go back to default color. I tap and hold as everyone says to do but doesn't let me change.
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Why does my super sad face emoji change when I send it?

When the emoji pack was updated I could send the super sad emoji face But now every time I try to send it, the emoji that shows up is ☹ Anyone knows why is this happening? My friends with iPhones ...
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Do iPhones come with recently used emojis?

Do iPhones come with emojis already in the "recently used" area? Like preset in that area?
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How do I display unsupported emoji on OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 by default can't display some emoji, for example the "Cloud with rain" emoji: 🌧. How can I view such problematic emoji? Do I need to install a custom font?
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Creating own “Apple-style color font” without using paid software

Is it possible to create my own "Apple-style color font", that embeds images in something called sbix table, without using paid software? I learned that I don't have to convert png images into svg to ...
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How can I make a color icon a character in the private area of unicode?

How can I make my own emoji-like color icon and assign it to the private area of unicode? I recently learned that there's a tool for this purpose for Windows that's called Private Character Editor but ...
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Frequently VS Recently Used Emoji's?

My iPhone used to show me my frequently used Emojis, which was super helpful. I guess after one of the updates though, my phone started showing me my recently used Emojis instead. It can be helpful ...
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Enabling The Emoji Keyboard in iOS 7?

Emoji emoticons can be be an enhancing feature of a text-based conversation. Whilst having an android smartphone it’s rather easy to add third-party emoji packs (due to the open source nature of ...
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File for a Custom Keyboard Emoji

Is there a way I can add a file (and what type would it be) to the symbols or special characters for use as a custom emoji? If so, would there be a way to set a key to it?
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New emojis don't show on Mac, only on iPhone

The new emojis don't appear as a valid character. They appear as a rectangle in Messages on my Mac. On the iPhone I can see the emoji fine. My software is 10.10.5. How can I download the new emojis ...
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How to paste a smiley (😄) within Pages or Keynote?

Within the Character viewer, selecting the Emoji font set, I can paste a smiley here: πŸ˜„. I can do exactly the same paste of a smiley within TextEdit. When I try to paste the same symbol within a ...
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Where are emojis stored on Macs?

I saw the iPhone emoji and I want to get a high quality image of it to turn into the space grey color, but I can't find an image on the Internet. Does anyone know where the image file for the emoji is ...
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How to make emoji bigger in Messages

I just upgraded to Mavericks 10.9.3 from Mountain Lion and the emoticons / emoji are quite small in Messages. Sometimes I can't even tell the difference between one and another emoji. When I open the ...
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Multiple languages and Emoji button on iOS keyboard

I'm using German and English keyboard on my iPhone and want to insert emojis easily. The problem is when you have 2 languages and emoji, it only jumps to the next keyboard. This is very annoying. Is ...
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Is there a way to prevent Mac emoji from changing line spacing?

When I use emoji in Mac OSX typable spaces - for example TextEdit - the emoji will adjust the line spacing so it will fit. And it makes the document look really messy because the one line that the ...
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Cannot receive emojis from andriod phones

When receiving texts from android users, if an emoji is sent I only receive an empty text bubble. I've never had this problem before. Please advise. Device: iphone 5c ios: 8.0.2
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Turn emoji back to previous default after upgraded to iOS 8.3

Hello I just upgraded to iOS 8.3. My emoji is now default to kind of yellow colour, which is super annoying. Any ways I could set it back to previous default colour. Thank you!
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How to disable emojis system-wide?

I never want to see an emoji again. I have seen instructions for disabling them in specific apps, but I want a nuclear option. How do I get rid of them for all apps, all users, all contexts? I'm on ...
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How can I use Blackberry emojis on my non-jailbroken iOS device?

Ever since moving from my Blackberry to an iPhone a few years ago, I've been sorely missing the Blackberry emoji set. It was pretty brilliant, and contained some KEY emoji which Apple seems to deem ...
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How to disable emoji I see sometimes while browsing?

Some time ago I saw emoji in my Google Plus and thought, that it is another crappy update, but seems like is it Mac OS who place them instead of text. How to turn them off? Mac OS X 10.9.4 Or is ...
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Emoji in Keynote

I cannot insert emojis in a keynote presentation. More precisely, when I insert one (Edit > Special characters), I have a blank space instead of the emoji. This works very fine with textedit. Does ...
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Does the iPod first generation have emojis? [duplicate]

Okay so I asked this before well not exactly but can you get emoji's and the first gen iPod? I have and iPod 4 and an a iPhone 6 and they have emoji's but now I am buying the first and need to know. ...
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How can iPhone see android emoji?

My girlfriend has an Android phone and when she text me on my new iPhone, emoji like ;-) appear as is and not as a winking smiley. Is there a way to change that?
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Trouble accessing the iPhone 4s smiley emoticons / icons

I just got a "new to me" iPhone 4s, set it up, and updated it to the most recent version of iOS v 8.2. This is my first iPhone, and though I've searched using Siri, Google, and the Stack Exchange ...
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Is there a way to easily access the emoticons I use most in iMessage?

I often use the same emoticons in Messages and would like to quickly access the same set both in my iPhone, iPad, MacBook and iMac. Is there a way to achieve this?
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How do I view emoji in Google Chrome on OS X (prior to 10.7)?

In chat there was an emoji icon posted recently. You can view it here. I am using Google Chrome and I can't see the icon. I can, however, see them on my iPad. How can I view them in Google Chrome on ...
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How to disable emoji substitution for pictographs/symbols in special characters? [duplicate]

When I try to insert a special character/symbol/pictograph that has an emoji equivalent, it always changes into the emoji instead. Is there a way to make it not do this? I am not asking about how to ...
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Returning to simple pop-up characters panel?

One of my favorite new Mavs features is the pop-up characters panel. Its operation is detailed here. It is summoned via control+command+space and looks like this: At some point, however, the key ...
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How to disable emoji on Chinese keyboard in OS X? (Related: disabling emoji systemwide)

I use the Chinese keyboard on OS X Mavericks, and I'm sure this is the case for other versions of OS X, where when I type in Chinese, like ηˆ±ζƒ… and emoji like hearts come up.. which is annoying because ...
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My iMessage froze up on my iPod 4th generation

So I was texting one of my friends and I sent him about 700 emojis characters and now whenever I try to open the app, it just freezes for 15 seconds and then crashes out. What can I do to make ...
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CTRL + CMD + SPACE brings up Characters window instead of Emoji window

I'm in Mavericks. When using messages to chat with someone, I used to be able to press CTRL + CMD + SPACE and a little Emoji window would popup and I could choose from an Emoji or type the name of an ...
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How can I create a custom colored icon font?

How can I create custom colored icon font as Apple did for emoticons? I'd also need a font making tool that imports .svg images.
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How to use plain text smileys (disable automatic emoji substitution) in Messages.app?

How to use plain text smileys (disable automatic emoji substitution) in Messages.app? In OS X 10.8 there was a setting for this in the app’s Preferences pane, but in OS X 10.9 that doesn’t seem to be ...
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Why does my iPhone Spotlight (Springboard) search show a little poop emoji in the corner?

It's kind of cute, but why is it doing this and how can I change it?
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Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS?

Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS for use on Mac OS X? Some of them are not quite clear and I would like to see their base meaning (I know that you are free to use ...
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How do I view emoji in Google Chrome in Lion?

This question is an extension of Daniel L.'s question and my own question. I upgraded to Lion after asking my question. I'd like to be able to view emoji in Chrome when using Lion. So stuff like this:...