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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 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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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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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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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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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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Use keyboard emoticons from Jelly Bean at KitKat

How i can put at my KitKat Nexus4? Thank you.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...