Emojis are an essential part of the texting experience. There is no substitute for the flair that emojis provide during texting. While iOS and Android have very similar emojis for the most part, sometimes even the most subtle change can make a world of difference. Not to mention, emojis are constantly updated and sometimes you may see a square box instead of the emoji on your platform. In this article, we show you how to get iOS or iPhone emojis on any Android device.
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Use iOS Emojis Keyboard
There are plenty of third-party keyboard apps that will give you access to iPhone or iOS emojis on your Android device. Apps like FancyKey, Green Apple Keyboard, Kika Keyboard, and more are constantly updated with new emojis as soon as they are released on the iOS platform. Another great app that lets you use iPhone emojis on your Android phone is ‘iOS emojis keyboard’. Here’s how you can use it.
Step 1: Download and install the ‘iOS emojis keyboard’ app from Google Play Store.
Step 2: Launch the app and tap on ‘Enable iOS emojis keyboard’.
Step 3: Tap on the ‘off’ button next to iOS Emojis Keyboard to switch it to ‘on’.
Step 4: Return to the previous screen and tap on ‘Switch iOS emojis keyboard’.
Step 5: In the ‘Choose input method’ popup box, select ‘iOS emojis Keyboard’.
Step 6: Go to any messaging app and tap on the message box. You will be able to view and use the iPhone emojis in the chat.
Use Emoji Fonts Message Maker
Another way to switch to iPhone-style emojis on your Android phone is by changing the emoji font on your device. This is only possible on devices that let the user download custom fonts from non-native sources. Here’s how you can use the ‘Emoji Fonts Message Maker’ to switch to iPhone emojis.
Step 1: Download and install the Emoji Fonts Message Maker app on your Android phone.
Step 2: Go to Settings and select Display.
Step 3: Tap on ‘Font size and style’.
Step 4: Select ‘Font Style’.
Step 5: Select ‘EmojiFont10’.
You will be able to view and send iPhone emojis on your Android device.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I get iPhone emojis on my Android?
Yes, you can get iPhone emojis on your Android by using a third-party keyboard app like Green Apple Keyboard, Kik Keyboard, FancyKey, or iOS emojis keyboard. You can also use an iOS emojis font on your Android device to use all the iPhone emojis.
Can I get memoji on Android?
While you cannot create an Apple memoji on Android, there are plenty of apps that will help you create your own avatar that can be used across different apps and platforms. You can use a third-party app like Bitmoji or native apps like Samsung’s AR Zone.
Are iPhone emojis different from Android?
Due to licensing and copyright, the emojis on iPhone are slightly different from the ones on Android. This is also why no two apps have the same emoji set. While they may convey the same meaning, the emojis on the two platforms are not entirely the same.
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This is how you can get iOS or iPhone emojis on any Android device. If you don’t want to download a third-party keyboard or emoji app on your Android phone, you can try using instant messengers that license iPhone emojis for their app. While your emojis use may be restricted to those apps, it won’t affect you much if all your contacts are on there.
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