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How do I update the emoji set for standard messaging applications?

I have a basic compatibility problem with emoji: the emoji available on one Android device (Android 8.1) do not match those available on a second (Android 6.0?) in applications including the SMS ...
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Android Emoji Glitch

I recently swtiched from my iphone 7 to a Samsung galaxy s10. However, for some reason when I send emojis, the recipient receives two question marks. I've exchanged my phone, but the problem remains. ...
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Smiley face doesn't work

All of my Emojis work, except one. This one ☺️. In the emoji archive it's listed simply as "smiley face". It works in every other application except Google messages (not to be confused with Facebook ...
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How can I get emojis to render properly on a Samsung Galaxy S8+?

My wife has a Samsung Galaxy S8+ with Oreo. Often when I send her a text containing an emoji, or she sends me one, the other person receives it as a box like this: ☒ I have a Nokia 6.1. But my ...
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How can I search for a sticker or emoji on Line for Android?

How can I search for a sticker or emoji on Line for Android? On Line for Microsoft Windows I can use:: (Tap to enlarge)
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How to turn off automatic android emojis?

When I type in :-) or <3 into my messages app on my galaxy s8, it changes the text into these dumb green android emoticons. How do I turn this off so that it displays the actual '<3', ':-)', etc ...
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How do I get Unicode 9 on my phone?

I have a 3rd Gen Moto G running Android 6.0 and I have seen no sign of the dumpling emoji. Or the chopsticks or flat shoe, which prompted me to look into the clown face. The clown face is part of ...
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Emoticons/emojis not being sent via SMS

I have a Lenovo K6 with Android 7 and when I try to send an emoticon from any keyboard like Gboard, Swift or Chrooma (the device does not have a native keyboard) the emoticon does not appear at all to ...
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Right place to ask? Whatsapp using Android default emoji rather than Whatsapp's own

I use SwiftKey, and have never run into this before. After googling it, Swiftkey's official site says it should use WhatsApp's emojis over Androids, is there a way for me to see what caused the switch ...
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How to fix.a keyboard that doesnt show emoji?

What i try : clear cache, data, restart Result still same What i use : Android Slash Keyboard, Swiftkey, Chrooma, Go, still same. How can i fix it?
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old emojis in whatsapp

I have upgraded whatsapp on my phone but i dont like the new emojis on whatsapp so the quesition is : Is this possible to get my old emojis back using whatsapp's latest version apk with apktool ...
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How do I delete emoji suggestions on LG Stylo 2 Plus?

I do not want emojis to be suggested after I have used them. I have tried finding a clear cache or clear data option through the LG Keyboard but am unable to find anything that would allow me to do ...
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Changing Settings for Android Emoticon Conversion

Whenever I send a classic emoticon in text, like one of these: :-) ;-) :-P The messaging app displays it as an Android head, similar to one of these: A couple questions about this: Is this just ...
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kitkat not displaying emoji

I have an LG G3 phone with kitkat (4.4.2), about 2 years old. When using the twitter app, there are some emoji I can't see (those belonging to Unicode 9). My LG keyboard only supports, AFAIK, Unicode ...
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Any way to disable emojis/smileys/everything?

So, is there any way to COMPLETELY stop showing emojis/smileys in every single app? I'd rather see a blank square than an annoying face. Why I want to do that? I don't know, I hate them.
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Why are some emoji not displayed?

I am wondering, on what does it depend which emoji are available on which system? I was using an emoji from the Supplemental Symbols and Pictographs code page and it displays on OSX, but not on ...
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Why does :) sometimes display a blushing emoji on Android? Can you stop this?

There are a few apps (including at least the stock Android 'Messaging' app, and Bumble) in which when I myself (or other people) type :), I see a blushing face emoji instead. Why does this sort of ...
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Emoji viewing on Android 5.1

I've seen a number of similar questions, but none have worked for me. A friend keeps sending me emojis, and 99% of the time, it's perfect and I see what I want. However, the other 1% I can't see them....
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How do I plug in an emoticon into my keyboard

I have the original Swype keyboard on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). When I type some words, sometimes some emoticons appear, and I can click on them to insert them into the text flow. This is handy at ...
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Force emoji to display as it was sent

I understand that apps exist to change one's global emoji font, and therefore send and display emojis universally in a specified emoji font. Does any software exist which checks the font in which an ...
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Clearing out most recent emoji / emoticons?

Whenever I use an emoji / emoticon from the Google keyboard on Android, it gets added to the recent / most-used list of emoji. This is generally useful, but there are times when I use an emoji just ...
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Keyboard emoji not available in some apps

Google updated their keyboard app yesterday, a few welcome tweaks, but something seems to have broken for me. In some apps that are badly built, I've no longer got access to emojis. If I long press ...
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Missing “Emoji for English words” in Google Keyboard add-on dictionaries

I've been running Android 4.4 on my Galaxy S4 active for years and recently realized that I've never had access to emojis on my phone. I never really cared too much for them, but I don't like the idea ...
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What happened to the 'Emoji for English Words' add-on dictionary?

On my Nexus 5 running Lollipop, google keyboard had an add-on dictionary that would suggest emoji in the suggestion box along the top when you swiped a word. I recently upgraded to a 6P with ...
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How can I make my phone stop displaying emoji?

At some point in the recent past, my phone (a Samsung Galaxy S4) started to display several large swaths of Unicode codepoints as emoji characters--including several that are used for other things, ...
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How do I disable all emoticons on incoming/outgoing text messages?

I just received a couple of text messages from a friend. The first message read "Type in this expression exactly, or the script will not work." The second message read "Equals symbol, emoticon, ...
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Add emoji to Motorola

I have an unlocked Motorola Moto X running 5.1. I want to add tennis emojis, like these. How do I do this?
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Are there codes to insert Android emoji?

Just like how in HTML you would use &#36; to display a dollar character ($), do Android emoji have some sort of code that I could type in a text field (and if the app supports emoji it will ...
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Emoji Problems LG G3 Cyanogenmod

Last night I rooted and installed CyanogenMod 20150625 Nightly on my LG G3 D855. I also wanted to replace the emojis in the system to iOS emojis. I did that and it worked, except for one, the red ...
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Emoticon on keyboard support and Android version

I am wondering since what version Android emoticon have been added?
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Moto G Lollipop update

I'm in Ireland and recently got the Lollipop update for my Moto G. Ever since then although the emoji's appear and I send them the people receive the messages but with no emoji's attached is anyone ...
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Swype quick emoji input list

Does anyone know where to find the list of the available intuitive emoji input keywords? I have looked unsuccessfully. It will be useful as a reference. Many thanks.
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Sending emoji via SMS with UTF-8 (rather than UTF-16)?

Trying to find out why emoji caused even short messages to being sent as multiple chunks I came across this question, explaining this happens because they are encoded UTF-16 rather than ascii. My ...
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How can I get the old Emojis or Kik-style Emojis on my updated GoSMS Pro?

Okay, I use GoSMS Pro for my SMS, and I use SwiftKey for my keyboard. GoSMS just updated because of a "copyright issue" with their emojis, and now the only emojis available aren't really ideal for me. ...
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Typing emoji in SMS limits number of characters to 70

I have HTC One X running Android 4.2.2. While typing SMSs if I put an emoji character then it sets the maximum number of characters to 70. Why?
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Is there a way to replace the 4.4.2-style emoji graphics with the Google Hangouts versions?

I don't use emoji very often, but I did think the Google Hangouts-style emoticons were rather adorable. Following the 4.4.2 update, the graphics set used for emoji have been enabled in the stock ...
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Use keyboard emoticons from Jelly Bean at KitKat

How i can put at my KitKat Nexus4? Thank you.
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Hangouts SMS not showing emoticons

I have a Nexus 5 with Kitkat 4.4.2 and have the Hangouts app as the SMS app. My friend has an Samsung Galaxy S Relay and also uses Hangouts app as SMS app. Whenever we send SMS to each other with ...
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Can I add more “android” emoticons into my phone?

I got all those greene faces on my phone, but can I add more of them or create my own pictures and add to my phone or not? I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note (N7000)
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Is it possible to use Emoji language with Swiftkey 3?

I have and LOVE swiftkey. Is there anyway I type emoji icons with my swiftkey keyboard? I've tried going to my keyboard settings and adding the Emoji language, but the swiftkey keyboard still doesn't ...
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Android on my Galaxy Nexus is able to interpret iPhone emoticons, how can I send them back?

Recently I notice that my Galaxy Nexus (Verizon 4.1.1) was able to translate the iphone 4 emoticons for my Android phone as seen here: Which is great. However the only way I can send them back is if ...