Turn on the emoji keyboard
- Tap Settings > General > Keyboard.
- Tap Keyboards.
- Tap Add New Keyboard.
- Tap Emoji.
Use emoji in Messages, Mail, and more
To open the emoji keyboard, tap , or press and hold and select Emoji.
Tap the icons at the bottom of the keyboard to switch emoji themes. In each theme, you can swipe left or right to view more. To see emoji you've used recently, tap .
Find out why emoji might look different or display unexpected characters on non-iOS devices (other mobile phones, computers, or applications).