How to Add Smiley Face Icons with Emoji Keyboard Toggle on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

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Add an Emoji keyboard to quickly access Emoji icons for emails and text messages

Have you ever wondered how to send emoji from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch? Over the years, more and more of these colorful little symbols have been added to Apple’s devices. In fact, there are so many icons now that you might even be able to carry on an entire conversation with no text and just icons! With some basic setup, you can have easy access to the Emoji Icons Keyboard by using the keyboard toggle. You can even add additional keyboards beyond the default and the Emoji Keyboard. It is quite simple to add a second (or third or fourth) keyboard to the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. This gives you the ability to quickly toggle the keyboards to dozens of languages for inputting text. Here is how to activate the Emoji Keyboard (and other international keyboards) on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch:

1. Launch the Settings App and navigate your way to add a second keyboard (Settings–>General–>Keyboard–>Keyboards–>Add New Keyboard. Select Emoji.

Tap to focus when taking a picture with Camera app2. Now, every time you use your onscreen keyboard, you will see a little globe key at the bottom left of the keyboard. Tap on this toggle to switch between available installed keyboards. The emoji keyboard will be available if you activated it in step one. Once you have inserted the icons you want, tap on the Keyboard Toggle (the globe key at the bottom left of the keyboard) again.

3. Make your friends either hate or love you by adding dozens colorful little icons to all of your emails and text messages :).

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