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How to Use Emojis in Windows 10

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How To Use Emojis in Windows 10

Emojis in Windows 10: Emojis have taken the web by storm. Such is their significance that sometimes they leave text redundant. Emojis are a minimal and attractive way to express our emotions as well as denote various actions, objects, plants, planets, animals, countries, food, the list goes on and on.

In fact, nowadays, emojis have become a necessary part of the messaging experience. If it weren’t for emojis, how else would we express the tone of our text messages?

However, using emojis on Windows 10 requires methods that are a bit different than the methods used on our Android or iOS phones. This article discusses the various methods through which we can use emojis in Windows 10.

Windows Shortcut Key to use emojis in Windows 10


  1. Click on the space in which you want to enter the emoji, for example, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, browser, etc.
  2. Press the following shortcut key – Windows + full stop (.) or Windows + semicolon (;)
  3. A box with a number of emojis, kamojis, and symbols will open up.
    shortcut key to use emojis in Windows 10
  4. You can choose from a wide range of emojis, including emojis denoting people with various skin tones. Use the arrow keys to navigate through the emojis and the categories. 
  5. From the emoji box, click on the emoji that you want to enter. 

Using Copy+Paste from Sites with Emojis


  1. Click on the space in which you want to enter the emoji, for example, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, browser, etc.
  2. Go to either emojipedia.org or getemoji.com or emojicopy.com.
  3. Find the emoji of your choice.
    emojis on getemoji.com
  4. Select and copy the emoji.
  5. Go back to the text field in which you want to enter the emoji.
  6. Paste the emoji in that space.

Using the Touch Keyboard for Emojis in Windows 10


  1. Right-click on the taskbar at the bottom.
  2. Click on the “Show touch keyboard button” (if not already enabled).

    Show touch keyboard button option to use emojis in Windows 10

  3. Click on the space in which you want to enter the emoji, for example, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, browser, etc.
  4. From the taskbar, click on the keyboard icon.

    touch keyboard icon

  5. The touch keyboard will open up.
  6. You can toggle between the various categories of emojis like people, plants, food, objects, etc. to find the emoji of your choice.  Use the arrow keys to navigate through the emojis and the categories.

    touch keyboard in windows 10 with emojis

  7. From the touch keyboard, click on the emoji that you want to enter. 

Interested in an appealing emoji experience on your Android or iOS phones too? Here are a few blogs that might help you.

  1. The 5 best FREE keyboard apps for Android
  2. The best GIF and Emoji keyboard apps for Android
  3. How to get an iPhone Emoji keyboard on any Android device for free

Conclusion

So, just through a couple of quick steps as mentioned above, you can incorporate emojis in your texting, typing, and documenting experiences on Windows 10.

We hope this article helps you use emojis in Windows 10 without any hassles. If you find this article helpful, don’t forget to share it with your friends.

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Howdy, I’m Varun Sharma. I’m an Engineer & Geek. I am a fan of technology, programming, and entrepreneurship. Also, an artist & full entertainer dose by nature.
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