How to Add Emoji Keyboard to iPhone

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Myra Posted on Jul 04, 2017 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

If you are reading this article, I guess you think using emojis are really necessary for your daily communication. You can use it in many Apps, like Message, Facebook, Twitter, Notes, to make what you send or post more interesting and expressive. Read on to learn how to add emoji keyboard, switch to emoji keyboard, delete a keyboard on your iPhone.

How to add emoji keyboard to iPhone

Step 1: Launch "Settings" App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Go to "General" and select "Keyboard".

Step 3: Tap on "Keyboards" on the top of the screen. (The number of the keyboards you have added to your iPhone is shown next to it.)

Step 4: Click "Add New Keyboard". You can find "Emoji" generally in "Suggested Keyboards" section, if not, scroll down to find it. Tap on "Emoji" to add emoji keyboard to your iPhone.

How to add emoji keyboard to iPhone


After you have added emoji keyboard to your iPhone, you probably want to know about the meanings of the emojis. Except that you can add Emoji keyboard to your iPhone to make your text more colorful, you can also set a live wallpaper for you iPhone to make your lock screen more attractive or you can invert colors on your iPhone to make its screen more eye-friendly.

How to switch to emoji keyboard on iPhone

Step 1: Launch any App that enables you to type in emojis (like Messages App).

Step 2: When you are editing a message, tap on the Globe icon to switch keyboards or you can press and hold Globe icon until you can see all the enabled keyboards, then choose "Emoji". (The times you click the Globe icon depend on how many keyboards you have added to your iPhone. You might see a smiley face instead of a Globe icon.)

Step 3: When you see a lot of emojis, you have successfully switched to emoji keyboard. (Click "ABC" to switch back to English keyboard or other keyboards.)

How to switch to emoji keyboard on iPhone

If you want to delete the keyboards that you use less frequently, you can learn how to make it by following the method introduced below.

How to delete keyboards on iPhone

Step 1: Open "Settings" App and go to "General".

Step 2: Scroll down to choose "Keyboard".

Step 3: Select "Keyboards" and tap on "Edit" on the top right of the screen.

Step 4: Click the Minus icon next to the keyboard you want to remove and then click "Delete". Tap on "Done" to finish.

How to delete keyboards on iPhone