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Using Emoji Keyboard On Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

The latest release of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus consists of a nice assortment of emojis. Thanks to Google for including an additional assortment to Android as well, there’s plenty to pick from now.

They are also easy to find but the user will still be required to know exactly where to look as well as how to scroll and switch across all the picks provided. Read below for a more detailed explanation on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus emojis.

There are various emoji keyboards that are available on the Google Play Store. There are also other 3rd party text message apps such as Textra that will also incorporate extra emoji options such as an iOS add on. However, the Galaxy S8 users will not require any of that.

By simply using the Galaxy keyboard, users get all the swipe based typing features and predictions. A long press then will reveal all those emojis. The following instructions are how you can get the emojis in popular messaging apps such as the Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts and many more.


How to get the emojis on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus

The Facebook Messenger and text messaging are arguably the 2 most common applications users apply emojis. So this article is going to focus on the two. Samsung incorporated a 1-click design of accessing the emojis if you are using their original text messages app. If you are using a 3rd party applications to send texts, the instructions might be a little different for you.

Open the messages app and hit the “smiley face” adjacent to the text input service and choose from the plethora of emojis. There are categorized into 5 categories each with various pages to ensure you get exactly the type of the emoji you are looking for. The ‘clock’ icon represents the commonly used emojis just for swift access.

You can also long press on the settings icon on the left side of the comma to activate the emoji keyboard. Both picks perform the same function.

Use the same long press method on your basic Samsung keyboard to open up the emoji keyboard on basically any application on your Galaxy S8 device. Particular applications such as Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger and lots others may have their own extra emoji smileys, which may prompt their own default emojis, those that will be slightly different from those offered by Samsung or Android.

You simply have to follow our guidelines above to tackle almost all issues connected with the Galaxy S8 emoji keyboard. It’s a lot better in terms of features offered, including the infamous birdie finger emoji and so much more, making it really easy to use practically use any emoji of your liking.

When you finish up with the emoji keyboard, you only have to hit the “abc” icon on the lower left of your screen to immediately switch back to the default keyboard and continue typing your text message or that very important email.

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