iOS 5 Tips: How To Setup Emoji Keyboard Shortcuts In iOS 5

It had been a tiring job to get Emoji icons in your text messages or emails as you had to switch between the normal and Emoji keyboards to navigate to the emoticons. But, not anymore as you’ve got keyboard shortcuts in iOS 5 with the help of which you can easily setup Emoji Keyboard Shortcuts in iOS 5.

First of all you need to enable the Emoji keyboard from the Settings app. And this is how you do it:

  • Tap the Settings app on your Home screen
  • Tap General settings
  • Scroll down and tap Keyboard
  • Next, tap International Keyboards
  • Tap Add New Keyboard
  • Now, just scroll down a bit until you see the option for Emoji and tap it
  • At this point, your keyboard setup will allow you to switch over to the Emoji keyboard by tapping the small globe next to the 123 button.

After enabling the Emoji keyboard you need to setup your own custom keyboard shortcuts for emoticons.Emoji-KeyboardHow To Setup Emoji Keyboard Shortcuts In iOS 5

  • Tap the Settings app on your Home screen
  • Tap General settings
  • Scroll down and tap Keyboard
  • At the very bottom of the Keyboard settings pane, tap Shortcuts
  • Tap the ‘+‘ button in the upper right-hand corner
  • In the Phrase field, call up the Emoji keyboard (see above for instructions) and select your desired emoticon
  • Input the specific shortcut you’d like to use for the corresponding emoticon.

See the video of How to setup Emoji keyboard shorcuts for your iPhone in iOS 5

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