Click an Emoji on the Keyboard!

What can you do here?

  • 1. Generate an emoji to paste elsewhere.
  •   A. Computer has the emoji I want to use but it's easier to use iEmoji to copy and paste it.
  •   B. Computer doesn't have the emoji I want to use so I get it from iEmoji.
  • 2. Decode an emoji, or find out what the emoji is when I already have the code.
  •   A. The computer doesn't show the emoji at all but you can see it through iEmoji.
  •   B. Emoji shows up incorrectly on other computer but you can view it on iEmoji.
  • C. Find out what the character is by hex code. (Paste in text, then click the settings Cog and select Decode Unicode)
  • 3. Find out what emoji looks like on an Apple computer or iPhone (or Android, LG, Samsung by clicking on the Skin Tone dropdown).
  •   A. Success in seeing how emoji will look on an iPhone.
  •   B. Copy and paste Gmail emoji ends up not showing up on an iPhone. We wouldn't have known without iEmoji!
  • 4. Find emoji by subject copy and paste it in. (use the search function)
  • 5. Find out what the unicode characters are in copy and pasted text.

What else can you do?

Find out what people mean when they use an Emoji

Click the link then on that page click on the emoji that you're interested in. At the bottom of the page you'll see people using the emoji in a sentence. Gallery Page.

Convert emoji to a viewable format because sometimes emoji doesn't show up right on your phone or computer!

Email, Text, or Copy and paste emoji messages to friends.

Decode unicode characters. Click the cog and select enable decoder!

See what the emoji will look like on your friend's phone before you send it. Click the cog and select a theme.

Emoji is a Standard

Emoji is a computer language created to send lots of information in a small amount of data. It is the equivelent of a list of predefined messages you can select that show up as pictures. But not all phones and computers can decode them yet! Not only that, each one can show up differently! allows you to create and view these messages on any device.

Popular Emoji

The many many iPhone emojis cover a huge variety of subjects. You can search iEmoji on Google easily by adding "" to the end of your search string. Just try the google search "funny" or view the most popular emojis by clicking the Popular Emoji link above.

History of Emoji

Read about the history of emoji... iEmoji style!

This site allows you to see both iPhone emoji versions (pre and post unicode) without an iPhone. You can create the older Softbank codes here too!

Convert Emoji to Images

When you're not on a phone, Emoji can show up as squares or foreign text. This site will convert them to a viewable format just by pasting it in the box above then viewing it in the preview. This is how to decode the characters! Show characters in different representionations by clicking the "Character Readout" link after entering text.

All Your Emoji Needs.

When you generate a message on iEmoji it not only creates a tweet but an image is created too. The whole message is translated to an image that you can save to your computer and share.

Fluent in Emoji?

Then you've come to the right place. Create a message and copy and paste them into just about anywhere. Only emoji capapable devices can see it! See how the emoji looks on the device before you send it! "Select Theme" on the main menu.

Hex Notation?

Advanced Topics. If you only know the emoji character's decimal or hexadecimal notation, and want to know the meaning try typing "emoji e507" or "iemoji 58157" in google. Google will usually show the emoji name quickly.

Unlock the Emoji Keyboard!


The keyboard is under Settings. Just enable it!

Install Emoji on older Android 1.5 to 4.2 with the Handcent Emoji Plugin or the Kii Keyboard.

This is how you get color emoji on Android 4.3!


You can follow one of these guides below to unlock emoji on your iPhone. All you need to know is your iOS version.

Click here to find out your iOS version!

iOS 4 More Info

From iOS 2.2 all the way through 4, there are two free apps to unlock emojis. Use this walkthrough to use emoji on these devices.

iOS 5

You can now enable emoji by adding the keyboard under settings. Although, there are some PAID apps that will allow you to unlock more.

iOS 6, & 7 & iOS 8 More Info

All the iPhone emoji on iOS 6, 7, 8 and above are available under keyboards. No apps necessary! You get whole wide variety, for free! There's so many to choose from... Emoji flesh skin tones coming soon!

Did you know?

The actual character the iPhone generates changed for many emojis in iOS5 and a handful changed in iOS7. You can still create older iPhone emoji by clicking the cog above the textarea and select the button of your preference under 'Emoji Symbols'.