How-to Enable Emoji on iPhone iOS 5 (without Jailbreak)

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How-to Enable Emoji on iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch (without Jailbreak)

Do you know that Emoji emoticons is available on default iPhone keyboard since iOS 5, and also iPod Touch and iPad.

If you don’t know emoji, it is “picture” + “letter” in japanese, is a set of picture characters used in Japan much in the same way as emoticons here in the US. But Emoji offers more variety of images than emoticons which are typically limited to just expressing an emotion or facial expression such as winking ;-).

Samples of emoji emoticons:

Emoji emoticon emotion for iPhone

Since iOS 5, Apple offers top 10 features, also 200 new features are available, emoji emoticons is one of those 200 new features.

Follow these steps to enable emoji emoticons on iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap General → Keyboard → International Keyboards → Add New Keyboard

  3. Scroll down and find Emoji and tap on it. Done.
    Emoji emoticon iOS 5

Now, you have emoji available on your message app on iPhone. To display emoji emoticons on keyboard, tap the international keyboard (globe) icon and insert any emoticon you would like to use by tapping on it.

International Keyboard Icon on iOS 5

Now, as you can see the emoji emotion has been added to your text message. Send it when you are done.

Emoji iOS 5

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