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Use Emoji on Galaxy S4

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I cannot locate the SMS app on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone?

How do I access it to enable the emoji keyboard on my phone?

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If you downloaded the Handcent application described in the VisiHow article below, you can do the following to find the application so you can send Emoji to your friends:

  • Press your Galaxy S4's home button to go to your home screen.
  • Tap the Apps icon, located in the lower right-hand corner of your screen.
  • Scroll through the list of applications until you find the Handcent application.
  • Tap it to open it.
  • Alternatively, you can tap and hold the icon to drag it to your home screen for easy access to the application in the future.
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Once there, you can follow the instructions in the great VisiHow article below to learn how to send Emoji to your friends through the Handcent application on your Samsung Galaxy S4.

Remember: Handcent is an SMS application that includes Emoji; in other words, you can only use the Handcent Emoji in Handcent. If you want to download Emoji that you can use in any application that supports them, follow the steps below:

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  • Download and install the Google Keyboard by tapping this link on your phone.
  • Once it's downloaded and installed, follow the onscreen instructions to make the keyboard your default.
    • If no instructions pop up automatically, press your Home button, tap the Apps icon in the lower right-hand corner of your screen, and scroll through your apps until you find the Google Keyboard icon. Tap it and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Go to your Messages or Hangouts app, depending on what SMS application you use.
  • When the keyboard pops up, hold your finger over the enter key and slide your finger over the smiley face when it appears.
  • Lift your finger off the screen.
  • You will be given a large list of Emoji that you can send to your friends.

I have an emoji app, it won't work?

I have an app called FancyKey and whenever I use an emoji it sends to people as a question mark

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I cannot access the hidden Emoji?

If I hold the mic button no smiley appears for the Emoji

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I only see symbols when I get sent Emoji. how can I see them?

How can I see Emoji and not just symbols

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Easy access to Emoji and how to move the app?

Hi, I was just wondering if there is a way to move the emoji app to a quick access instead of clicking the button and clicking again on the "smiley" to bring me to the Emoji. Thanks!

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I cannot download app because insufficient space on device?

I cannot send emoji to people so I was going to download this app but it says not enough space on device

You will need to clean your smartphone or hard-reset it.

I want to show Emoji on my texting, etc. but I don't see the SMS app?

How do I get Emoji on my Samsung Galaxy 4?. I have tried: I tried looking for the SMS app. I think it was caused by: How do I know?

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What does it mean when you get an emoji, then it tells you to decode?

I got a text an emoji, but it also said decode

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Can't find the handcent emoji plugin app?

I downloaded the handcent app with no problem but can't find the other app

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How do I enable my Emoji without the update?

I have tried downloading emoji apps and enabling them and the emoji keyboards show up but when I click on an emoji and send it, others do not get it

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How do you add Emoji to your contacts?

Galaxy S4, Not rooted

I know how to access Android Emoji, but it doesn't pop up when you go to contacts.

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How do I get Emoji to pop up when I text?

Hi, I have Emoji and when I text I would like them to automatically pop up. like if I'm telling someone I love them, I would like a heart to pop up. What app can I use for that. I have tried: Just googling different apps. I think it was caused by: Nothing

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Why does my voice microphone disappear when I download an emoji app?

My last Galaxy phone, I lost my (looks like a microphone) in my text message keypad, when I installed an emoji app....I now have a new Galaxy 4 and I am afraid to download an emoji app fearing that I will lose my voice microphone in my text messages.

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