Iphone 5s won't send emoticon to android

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Classic had, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Classic had macrumors newbie

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    Like the title says. I got a 5s and my wife does not recieve the emoticon on her android. Also if she sends me one it just comes through as text and not as a face like it should. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Gypsy36 macrumors regular

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    I don't think emoticons cross platforms? I know that any emoji I send to my friend with a BB comes through her phone as a "J".

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    You could use an app such as "What'sapp" and then you would be able to send emoticons...
     
  3. DoofenshmirtzEI macrumors 6502a

    DoofenshmirtzEI

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    Emoticons aren't standard. Depending on how they are implemented, you'd need both phones to have the same emoticon set installed and using the same encoding to signal the presence of an emoticon.
     
  4. user-name-here macrumors 65816

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    Use whatsapp to send emoticons cross-platform.
     
  5. SHirsch999 macrumors 6502a

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    Tell your wife to get an iPhone. Problem solved. :)
     
  6. SanjeevRana macrumors 6502a

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    Install chompSMS app (and related emoticon app) from the Google Play Store and use that for sms/mms on the Android .. problem solved
     

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