Friday, September 30

How to update emojis on your Android or iOS phone | Digital Trends Spanish


Let’s face it, texting without emojis is not the same. With them you add life to your electronic messages instead of just using the simple and boring words. Since their inception in the 90s, ideograms and happy faces have changed the way we express ourselves to each other. The idea was born in Japan and at some point reached the West. Due to its importance here we are going to explain how to update emojis.

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How to activate emojis on iOS

Activating emojis on the keyboard of Apple devices is simple. The first thing you should do is check if your device has the update of Newer iOS.

Step 1: press the icon Settings and then general.

Step 2: low general, go to the option Keyboard and touch the submenu Keyboards.

Step 3: Choose Add New Keyboard to open a list of available keyboards and choose Emoji. Now you have activated the emoji keyboard for you to use while typing texts.

To use the emoji keyboard, open any app that allows you to type text, such as Notes, iMessage, or Facebook. When you fill a field with text, you will see a bubble appear on the left side of the space bar. Select the bubble, and the emoji keyboard will appear. Along the bottom of the keyboard, you will see ideograms with different themes. By swiping each topic to the right or left, users will see additional emojis to choose from. The symbol on the left, a clock, shows the most recently used cute graphic representations.

Do you want to use more cute emojis? Apps like Emoji Free offer animated emojis, emoji patterns, and different font patterns, while Bitmoji allows you to use a custom emoji of yourself. You can also download a third party keyboard like Swiftkey, which can predict which emoji you’ll use next, based on your previous use.

How to activate emojis on Android

Android users have several ways to install emojis. The first thing you should do is make sure that your cell phone can read and write emojis. You can confirm this by visiting a page that has emojis.

If most of the icons can be seen then you can, otherwise you won’t be able to see anything but blank spaces.

For Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, most devices come with emoji add-on. These allow Android users to use special characters in all writing spaces on the cell phone.

Step 1: to activate them, open your menu Settings and touch System> Language & Input.

Step 2: low Keyboard, Choose On-screen keyboard > Gboard (or your default keyboard).

Step 3: go to preferences and activate the option Show the Emoji switch key.

Now that the emojis are activated, you will notice a smiley face to the right of the space bar when you write a text. Similar to iOS, Android also offers a number of emoji options to choose from. Depending on your device, you can also get different sets of emojis.

If your Android device does not support emojis, you will have to look for a tool or setting in the Google Play Store that enables them. Third-party keyboards like Swiftkey and Fleksy they are compatible with emojis when you type and send messages.

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