Activating Emoji on a new iOS 5 device or iPhone 4S

Emoji keyboard (Japanese picture emoticons) is now a basic feature of the iOS 5 software in all iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices. Prior to iOS 5 you needed to download an app to turn this feature on. Starting with iOS 5 you can now turn on a new Emoji keyboard very easily.

To setup Emoji in iOS 5 just follow these steps starting in the Settings app.

Activating Emoji on a new iOS 5 device or iPhone 4S

Go to
1) Settings
2) General
3) Keyboard
4) International Keyboards
5) Add New Keyboard
6) Emoji

Now when you view a keyboard, tap the world icon on the keyboard and you will see the new Emoji character keyboard. Tap the world icon again to go back to the English keyboard.

Setup Emoji on a new iOS 5 device or iPhone 4S

6 Comments to “Activating Emoji on a new iOS 5 device or iPhone 4S”

  1. Can’t get this to work

  2. Follow the instructions to the “T” Emoji keyboard reappeared instantly. Thanks

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