Use Emoji on Samsung Galaxy S3

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Are you an ex-iPhone user who just shifted to Android? You were amazed how your Samsung Galaxy S3 was much better than your iPhone 4S so you made an SMS to your friend who is an Apple user but noticed that there was no Emoji on the native keyboard. For some, who were used to iPhone's emoji, this may be hard. No worries, we have indicated below the steps in attaining those emoji icons on your Samsung Galaxy S3. The steps require two part: Part 1 – Installing Handcent SMS; Part 2 – Installing Emoji pack add-on.

Installing Handcent SMS

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  1. 1
    Go to your Home Menu.
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  2. 2
    Tap on the Application drawer
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  3. 3
    Look for the Playstore App icon on your Application drawer
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  4. 4
    Tap on the Search button and input the keywords "Handcent SMS".
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    A list of results should show, tap on the first one.
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    Tap on install.
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    Wait for the application to completely download.
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  8. 8
    When installation is complete, you may go back to your application drawer, you should see the icon of Handcent SMS
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  9. 9
    Use Handcent SMS as your default SMS application.
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Installing Emoji Pack for Handcent SMS

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  1. 1
    Go to your Home Menu.
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  2. 2
    Tap on the Application drawer
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  3. 3
    Look for the Playstore App icon on your Application drawer
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  4. 4
    Tap on the Search button and input the keywords "Handcent Emoji Plugin".
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    A list of results should show, tap on the first one.
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    Tap on install.
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    Wait for the application to completely download.
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    After download, add-on pack should automatically install and get incorporated to Handcent SMS
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Using Emoji on your Phone

  1. 1
    Go to your Home Menu.
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  2. 2
    Tap on the Application drawer.
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  3. 3
    Look for the Handcent SMS icon on your Application drawer.
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    Tap on it and application should open.
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  5. 5
    Make a new SMS.File:make sms.png
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    When you want to add an emoji, tap on Menu button (left soft button).File:sms - menu.png
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    Handcent Setting SMS should show.
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    Tap on insert Smiley
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    You will be shown with three options, Standard smileys, Emoji and Settings
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    Tap on Emoji
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    You should see the list of emoji icons available for you to use.
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Note

  • Downloading application requires an internet connection.
  • Connection charges may be incurred if you are on data connection.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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