Emoji is a special set of images and emoticons you can use in messages, emails, and more.

iOS offers several hundred emoji that you can access using the emoji keyboard.

To enable emoji from the keyboard settings in iOS:

1. Tap Settings > General > Keyboard.

2. Tap Keyboards.

3. Tap Add New Keyboard.

4. Locate and tap Emoji.

Once you enable emoji, you can access the emoji keyboard by tapping the globe icon to the right of the Space bar:

Emoji Characters

You can switch emoji themes by tapping the icons along the bottom of the keyboard. In each theme, you can swipe left or right to view additional emoji characters.

You can access emoji you’ve recently used by tapping the clock icon next to the globe icon.

When sending emoji to non-iOS devices (other mobile phones, computers, or applications), the emoji may not appear as expected.

When searching on a mobile device (OS or Android) emoticons/symbols appear in the snippet info for certain pages. Could icons be the next trick to enhance CTR on mobile SERPs? Below is the screenshot!

Emoji Characters Showing In Google Search When Browsed Through iPhoneAndroid