Enabling Emoji on Your iPhone

You know those cutesy smilies and symbols all cool kids are using these days?  Oh, you don't.  Well you should.  They're called "Emoji" and it's basically an extra set of characters that you can use to add meaning to your posts, text messages, and tweets.

We've come along way from the simple smily :) to a full suite of useful characters.  Starting with iOS5 your iPhone, iPad, or iPod is now capable of sending and receiving emoji characters.  To enable them, follow these steps:

 

  1. On your phone tap Settings
  2. Select General
  3. Select Keyboard
  4. Tap International Keyboards
  5. Tap Add New Keyboard... 
  6. Scroll down and select Emoji

 


Now that emoji is enabled, you can access it from your on-screen keyboard by clicking the International Keyboard icon (Globe) at the bottom of the screen.

 Read more from Apple HERE