How to use emojis on Chrome OS ?

By | July 25, 2018

Emojis have made it so easy to express our feelings more efficiently. If you are like me, who cannot survive without emojis, then this post is for you. In Twitter, while tweeting or in FaceBook, it’s so fun to add emojis. However, adding an emoji from your Chromebook can be bit tricky. Today, we will resolve this issue for you. You will be happy to know that there is an easy way to add an emoji even on an on-screen virtual keyboard.

How to use Emoji on Chrome OS?

Follow the step and sub-steps given below to use emoji on Chrome OS successfully.

Step 1: Show input operations on the shelf

Well, to show input operations on the shelf, you don’t need to install any kind of extensions. All you need to do is tap on your avatar which is placed on the right corner in the bottom of the Chrome OS. After that, click on the ‘gear icon’ and this takes you to the ‘Settings’ menu. Scroll down to the bottom of this Settings menu and then select ‘Advanced’ section. Click on ‘Language & Input’ section now and then option the ‘Input Method’ section. And now enable the ‘Show input options on the shelf’.

Step 2: Launch the virtual keyboard

Now that you have successfully toggled on the input methods icon on the shelf of your Chromebook open it by clicking on it. A pop-up dialogue will now appear on your screen, and it will show you the different methods by which you can input text on your Chromebook. One of the many displayed ways is the option of emojis. To open the emoji keyboard, click on the ‘Smiley’ icon. The bottom of your keyboard will now be filled with emojis. Click on a ‘text field on-screen’, and then you can choose your emoji by clicking on it.

Step 3: Find your emoji

Sometimes, you might not be immediately able to see the emojis in your virtual keyboard. If you use an Android smartphone, you must be familiar with this. Well, there is nothing to worry about. It is because the emoji section is hidden.
You can make the emoji section visible by click on the ‘three-dot menu icon’ on the keyboard. After that, tap on the ‘smiley icon’. Your keyboard will now show the emoji section on your screen. You can now and an emoji to your post. When you are finally done with adding all the emojis in your post, click on the ‘keyboard icon’ placed at the bottom right section to make the keyboard disappear.

Wrap Up

With just three simple steps, you can now easily use emojis on Chrome OS without facing any difficulty. Now that you know how to add emojis on your Chrome OS, what are you waiting for? Add emojis to your post and make it livelier. If you are facing any problem in adding emojis on your Chrome OS, let us know about it in the comment section below.