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Questions tagged [emoji]

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 😄, 🐱, 🎈, 🏠 and 📶. Some typography engines will even render these as color graphics.

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Change emoji font to the Windows style

Is it possible to change the way Mac OS Mojave renders emoji from the Mac versions to the Windows versions? I prefer the darker, more vibrant Windows emoji.
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Set default skin tone for all Emojis in Emoji keyboard in iOS 11?

It appears that it is only possible to change each Emoji’s skin tone individually by tapping and holding on the Emoji key and selecting another skin tone in the pop-up menu. Is it possible to set a ...
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Why does ‘freedom’ return the french fries 🍟 emoji?

In my emoji picker when I enter freedom I see some french fries. Why is that? Practical example: So if I want to write something like the following: People of the world appreciate what you're ...
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Emoji search in non-iMessage apps

I have English and emoji keyboards enabled. In iMessage, I can just type "serbia" and I get the emoji for the Serbian flag. However, in Signal, when I type Serbia, I just get Serbia and Serbian as ...
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Activate Emoji & Symbols and Character Viewer independently

Sometimes when editing text, I want to use the Emoji & Symbols viewer to quickly type a symbol. Other times, I want to open the full Character Viewer window. Unfortunately, there only seems to be ...
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My emoji in Google Hangouts flip-flops on my MacBook, why?

A few days after I asked my (now closed) question Is region-specific blocking built-in to MacOS more extensive than a few emoji? the emoji shown in Google Hangouts in the Chrome browser on my MacBook ...
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Emoji Keyboard not inserting emoji after pressing Enter

After opening the emoji keyboard with Ctrl + Cmd + Space, selecting an emoji and finally hitting enter, the emoji keyboard closes but nothing is inserted at my cursor. A restart seems to fix this, ...
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Keyboard and Emoji Viewer menu vs. Input menu?

I'm using macOS High Sierra (10.13.6) on a MacBook Pro 15. In the Keyboard Preferences pane, I have "Show keyboard and emoji viewers in menu bar" option in the "Keyboard" tab turned on: Sure enough, ...
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Display emoji faces for correct & wrong commands in terminals

I want to customize my terminal to display emoji faces, showing sad face for wrong command and happy face for right command that I enter. Is there any way that I can do this using my terminal bash. ...
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Reset iPhone's Frequently Used Emoji's in Emoji keyboard

I want to reset the Frequently Used part of the iPhone's built-in Emoji keyboard. Is there a simple way to do this?
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Why do I get a HTML unescaped context menu in Chrome?

When I right click on any of the input enabled controls in Chrome on my macOS Sierra, I now-a-days get this first option, which I could get using Cmd + Ctrl + Space. Looks like something's broken? ...
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Can't see this emoji 🇹🇼 on macOS

I just found I can't see this emoji 🇹🇼 (Flag of ROC — Republic of China, Taiwan), which is rendered as a cross in a box, on my mac with macOS 10.13.5. I bought my Mac in China, but my language ...
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How can I copy the “Frequently Use” Characters list (Edit Menu> Emojis & Symbols) from one Mac to another Mac

Most macOS applications (Adobe being a notable exception) implement the standard macOS Edit Menu > Emojis & Symbols command that shows a floating palette of Glyphs including Apple's Emoji set and ...
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Emoji keyboard suddenly changed?

All of the sudden, I am not getting the nice and quick emoji keyboard (see 1) popup, but instead a big window of all type faces, which is not gaining focus for easy emoji insertion without moving my ...
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What are the current restrictions on iOS emoji usage?

I am making an app which contains emojis as follows: Categories such as "Business", "Technology" etc. exist and near them I plan to show a suggestive emoji retrieved from the server. In the ...
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iOS/macOS - Determine Emoji name while choosing

Emoji are quite popular now on macOS/iOS along with other software platforms. For many people, they are an integral part of day to day conversation over apps like Messages and WhatsApp. However, many ...
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Why some emoji doesn't display well on my Mac?

My Mac: And I find some emoji doesn't display well on my Mac. Check out that Link:
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How can I use emoji on my Mac as easily as I can on my iPhone?

Is there any easy way for me to add emoji to a document or email when I’m using my Mac? I know I can set up up an emoji viewer in the menu bar via Apple > System Preferences > Keyboard, but I find ...
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Remove only offensive emojis

How can I remove offensive emojis from my keyboard. I do not want to remove them all, only those I find offensive
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Emoji panel not working after changing account name

I recently tried to change my account name and home directory in System Preferences > User & Groups > Advanced Options. I didn't know that it changed your home directory to an existing one ...
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Find text to trigger a particular emoji in Predictive Keyboard [duplicate]

Sometimes, iPhone suggests emojis based on the text you have typed, like so I have been trying to trigger this emoji 😝 on the Predictive bar shown above without success. I know there is some ...
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How to bring up a precise Emoji in the iOS QuickType menu

In iOS 10, the QuickType menu is a lifesaver whenever the user needs to type a long word and doesn't feel like typing it (and it's also fun to make up silly sentences). It also randomly suggests ...
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How to fast navigate through emoji panel

On mac we can use Cmd+Ctrl+Space to quickly launch an emoji panel and type in emojis. And on that panel, we can navigate around with the arrow keys and press enter to type in the selected emoji. I am ...
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Emoji viewer constantly popping up in input fields

A weird problem has showed up the last …weeks? The emoji viewer (Cmd+Option+Space on my keyboard) will trigger at random when I click an input field. At first I thought it was just a Slack bug, user ...
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Why can't Safari display this emoji when I am logged in?

http://www.halfapp.co uses the 💯 emoji. In Safari on macOS I see a question mark in a square. See screen. I also have this issue in emoji used on my Instagram profile. Also, in the web inspector, ...
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Type checkmark emoji without variant form

I use Notes on my iphone and mac. When I type an emoji checkmark on the mac it is text-sized (✔). However, when I type on my iphone and then view on my mac, the checkmark is larger (✔️), and increases ...
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How can I configure shortcuts to special symbols or emojis in El Capitan or later

I would like to input faster some special characters (math symbols, emojis, etc.). I found this article, but the instructions are obsolete for EL Capitan or later. I would like to add either ...
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VoiceOver and Emoji and Symbols viewer

VoiceOver uses Control-Command-Space for launching an action but I can't use it because Emoji and Symbols Viewer hijacks it. Is there a way how to disable Emoji and Symbols viewer? I need VoiceOver ...
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How can I replace Apple Emoji font on El Capitan from Sierra?

I've got my hands on Apple Emoji TTC from Sierra and I'd like to install it on El Capitan, but since Apple Emoji TTF on el Capitan is a system file, it cannot be moved into trash, disabled or updated. ...
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Dictation and Emoji not working

I am using OS X El Captain 10.11.6 (French edition). For unknown reason, the function Start Dictation (Démarrer la dictée) et Emojis and Symbols (Emoji et Symboles) don't work anymore. I followed ...
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Custom group in characters viewer

I am trying to start with Gitmoji and so far it takes me some time to find the appropriate emoji in the Characters viewer on macOS. Is it possible to define custom group of characters? There is ...
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Is there a way to enable emoji on TouchBar for every text field?

I don't see any other advantages of TouchBar xD. So emoji enabled only in certain apple apps. I know, that it's app support story, but what about browsers? I want, for example, to use emoji in ...
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Why does iPhone text not suggest an American flag emoji?

When typing out country names for example Canada, Russia, Mexico, Cuba, and China and all other country names I have tried using my iPhone with iOS 10 emojis are suggested with the respective flag for ...
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Is there a way to update the emoji font?

As you probably know,  and Unicode keeps adding new emojis, but, if like me, you can't or you don't want to update to the latest version of macOS, you don't have those emojis. I know that there are ...
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Find emoji description on MacOS or iOS

Someone sent me an emoji in a text on an iPhone. How can I lookup the "description" of what it represents using the native UI? Ideally I want to lookup the unicode name / description, but a data ...
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Can I add emojis to touch bar globally?

I really like the emojis that appear on the touch bar in the Messages app. Is it possible to get this in other programs too? I can't see it in "System Preferences > Keyboard > Customize Control Strip" ...
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macOS: Is there a way to keep the Emoji & Symbol viewer on top/without disappearing?

Since I'm not a MacBook Pro /w Touch Bar user, I occasionally use the macOS Emoji & Symbols viewer to double-click various emoji entries into the system. However, the Emoji & Symbols viewer is ...
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Can I stop predictive typing from suggesting emojis?

I hardly ever use emojis in my messages. Recently, I used one in a text and now predictive typing always recommends emojis for my words. Is there any way that I can keep predictive typing on, but not ...
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Is there a way to view Unicode values in the “Emoji and Symbols”?

The emoji and symbol window is good for inserting into documents, but when I need the actual Unicode values, it isn't anywhere in the UI. Is there any way to get those information?
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Is it possible to enter emojis directly using a keyboard shortcut?

I would like to enter emojis directly from the keyboard. E.g. that I type ‘:D’ and it gets converted to ‘😀’. Is that possible? I know about the control + command + space shortcut to open the emoji ...
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Reset/change Emoji color for human features

I inadvertently hit the wrong color for a human emoji. Holding it down does nothing and I really need this particular emoji to be correct.
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How do I change my emoji on Sierra

How do I change the image of different types of emoji on a Mac, I like the Windows emoji. Can anyone tell me if I can edit the Mac's emoji's to look like the ones on Windows.
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Why does my iPhone speak certain emoji in a Japanese accent?

My language settings are only set to English, but my iPhone speaks certain emoji (like 🙆‍♂️ and 💁‍♂️) in a Japanese accent when I select them in a message and tap Speak. Can anyone explain? Here's a ...
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where can I adjust emoji suggestions in iOS10

I want to adjust emoji suggestions in iOS 10, like what car is suggested after typing "car" in a message. Or how can I add word-emoji links? Thanks in advance
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Can I use Apple emoji in App Store icons?

A weird question - I'm not a designer, but think a few of emoji provided with apple keyboard would very well describe the nature of my app. I would like to include them in my app icon design. Can I ...
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Can I use Google Emoji on mac?

I want to use Google/Android emoji (noto font) instead of the standard apple emoji set. Can I do that on mac? sudo cp Downloads/NotoColorEmoji-unhinted/NotoColorEmoji.ttf /library/fonts/Apple\ Color\...
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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 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(📢) 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/...