Emojis are everywhere, and they can commonly be found on Web pages, in emails, and in text messages. They have become so common that even people that had never thought about using them before can find themselves wondering how to get emojis on their iPhones.
Fortunately adding and using emojis on your iPhone can be done by following a few steps to add the Emoji keyboard. That keyboard is then accessible through any app that makes use of the iPhone keyboard, including your Messages app.
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Device used: iPhone 6 Plus
Software version: iOS 9.2
The steps in this article will show you how to install the Emoji keyboard on your iPhone that is running iOS 9. This keyboard is available on all iPhones by default, and can be installed for free by following the steps below.
- Tap the Settings icon.
- Scroll down and tap the General button.
- Scroll to the bottom of the screen and select the Keyboard option.
- Tap the Keyboards button at the top of the screen.
- Tap the Add New Keyboard button.
- Select the Emoji option.
You should now be able to open your Messages app and open a conversation, where you will see the emoji icon at the bottom of the keyboard.
Tap that icon, which will open the Emoji keyboard. You can tap any emoji to add it to your message. You can navigate between additional screens of emojis by selecting the grayed-out tabs at the bottom of the menu. You can return to the regular keyboard by tapping the ABC icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
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