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Topic # 112098 26-Nov-2012 14:00

Hey, I have noticed that a lot of my iPhone friends use and send me emoticons that come with iOS, is there a way that Androids can read it?



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  Reply # 723077 26-Nov-2012 14:06 Send private message

Probably not, iOS uses a set of Emoji icons specific to iOS itself - not like the standard Japanese Emoji characters.

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  Reply # 723092 26-Nov-2012 14:42 Send private message

I've been using an iPhone for years and didn't realise they had emoticons...




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  Reply # 723323 27-Nov-2012 00:02 Send private message

Handsomedan: I've been using an iPhone for years and didn't realise they had emoticons...

I think the full emoji set has only become available under iOS 6 (as an alternate keyboard, very easy).
Prior to this you needed a third party app.

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  Reply # 723333 27-Nov-2012 00:35 Send private message

The emoji keyboard has always been in iOS since iOS4.




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  Reply # 723360 27-Nov-2012 06:34 Send private message

How are they sending them to you? If it is via text then yes you can, use Handcent (I think GoSMS also has them) and add the emoji pack. I have been using them for years on Android.

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