Opening Up the Emoji Keyboard on Windows & Mac

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On Windows, open any program that allows you to enter text. This could be a web browser, a word document, or something else.

Inside the text entry area use the keyboard shortcut Windows button + period (.) until the emoji picker appears.

Press the emoticon that you want to use.


Open any app that allows you to enter text – could be a web browser, word, sheets, or anything. Inside the text entry area press Command + Control + Spacebar.

Wrapping it Up

Windows: Windows Key + Period (.)
Mac: Command + Control + Spacebar

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