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Old Feb 16, 2012, 04:10 PM   #1
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Emoji for Mac

Is there a way to send Emoji from the Messages app? When I try the emoticons they are sent as plain text and I rather won't install a 3rd party app from the App Store
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 09:25 PM   #2
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The developers of the Emoji app will probably hop on this now that there's an OSX use for it.

I thought of this earlier too.
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 09:48 PM   #3
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Is there a way to send Emoji from the Messages app? When I try the emoticons they are sent as plain text and I rather won't install a 3rd party app from the App Store
There is an emoji icon on the right side of the box where you type stuff.
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 09:50 PM   #4
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Yes, but that has the standard smiley tray.

Install "Emoji Free!" on your iPhone and you'll see what the OP is talking about. More smilies.
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:15 PM   #5
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Yes, but that has the standard smiley tray.

Install "Emoji Free!" on your iPhone and you'll see what the OP is talking about. More smilies.
u dont have to install emoji free app on ios5. it comes activated! All u need is to add it into your keyboard settings.
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:33 PM   #6
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u dont have to install emoji free app on ios5. it comes activated! All u need is to add it into your keyboard settings.
Wat. Did not know.
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:37 PM   #7
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Wat. Did not know.
settings>general>keyboard>international keyboards>add new keyboard>emoji
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settings>general>keyboard>international keyboards>add new keyboard>emoji
Since this is the first beta apple might add the emoji keyboard to OS X ML.
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 03:02 AM   #9
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You guys know that you can just open the Character Viewer and all the emoji are in there, right?

Granted, it should be built-in to Messages (and I'm sure it will be), but that's a workaround.
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 03:54 AM   #10
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You guys know that you can just open the Character Viewer and all the emoji are in there, right?

Granted, it should be built-in to Messages (and I'm sure it will be), but that's a workaround.
yeap and there is an app in the mac store for emoji as well.
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Old Aug 1, 2012, 09:02 AM   #11
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Talking Emoji on Mac OSX

Click in any field that you want to type in and hit CMD-OPT-T at the same time. Emoji should be listed on the left.
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Click in any field that you want to type in and hit CMD-OPT-T at the same time. Emoji should be listed on the left.
Thanks for the great tip!
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