Two ways to use Emoji Keyboard on Samsung Galaxy S5

One of the
most efficient and fun ways to express your feelings through text is by adding emojies
on your messages. Aside from text messages, anyone can also use emojies on
Facebook status updates/posts, Instagram and Twitter tweets.

emoji icons samsung galaxy s5

With the latest
update from Google, Android users are now able to send emoji from their Android
phones to any of their friends using iPhones.
There are
two ways to use emoji on the new Samsung Galaxy S5 handset. 
Emojies are already
built into the S5 handset, S4,and Note 3 devices running in Android 4.4.2 or higher
versions. In this case, all you need to do is to enable the Emoji keyboard on your

Another option you have (in case your device is running lower version of Android OS 4.4.2) is to install an add-on application for you to
use emoji on your device. Either ways is fine.

For those
who need further assistance in activating emoji for use on their Galaxy S5, you
may refer to this content.
Steps to
Enable Emoji for use on GS5:
1. Open any
available apps on your phone in which you can compose or write messages.
2. Once the
messaging app is running on screen, tap on the text field. This will open or
activate your handset’s keyboard.
3. Look for
a small microphone icon to the left of the space bar. (Refer to the image below).
Galaxy S5 emoji keyboard

4. Look for
the black smiley face (second to the last icon from the little sub-menu) and then tap on it for you to see the
list of emoji icons on your keyboard. Choose any of these emoji icons to insert into your text message.
5. Once
you’re done composing your emoji-message, you may now send it to anyone you
want, either an Android or iPhone user.
Note: Emoji
faces may differ in both devices but they mean the same.

More Hints:
For you to see different groups of emoji, tap on the small icons at the very bottom of the screen. Doing so will prompt you with a plethora of emoji characters to select from. Simply scroll up and down to view more options and tap on the small buttons located at the bottom to see additional groups of symbols, figures and characters available.

Once you’re done, switch to the regular keyboard by tapping on the ABC button found on the bottom left corner.

Using Emoji
icons on Galaxy S5 using an app
While this
is not necessary for those with Android 4.4.2 firmware installed in their
phone, this may also be applicable to other smartphone owners, particularly
those with phones running below Android OS version 4.4.2. Another alternative
way to use emoji icons is through an application.
Using emoji
icons with add-on apps
1. Go to
Google PlayStore and download these applications:
  •  Go
  •  Go SMS
  •  Go SMS
    PRO Emoji
2. Once you
have downloaded these applications, install them on your phone.
3. After
installation, try to use emoji on your text.
recommended, use the GO SMS PRO as your messaging app.

Emoji are a more advanced form of the emoticon or smiley faces that are commonly used in text messages and emails. Emoji on the Galaxy S5 comprised many different small colorful faces and icons that allow users to be more expressive than just a simple wink. 

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