Post emoticons on Instagram

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Post emoticons on Instagram
Post emoticons on Instagram
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This wikiHow teaches you how to type emoji in an Instagram comment. You can do this on both iPhone and Android by using your phone's built-in emoji keyboard, the Instagram app, and on your desktop by copying and pasting emoji from a supported website.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: On an iPhone

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Step #1. Turn on your iPhone's Emoji keyboard

If you haven't enabled the built-in emoji keyboard, you'll need to enable it before continuing:

  • Open Settings

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  • Scroll down and tap

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    General.

  • Scroll down and tap Keyboard.
  • Tap on Keyboards.
  • Tap on Add New Keyboard.
  • Scroll down and tap emoji.
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Step #2. Open Instagram

This app looks like a colored camera. This will open your Instagram homepage if you are already logged in.

  • If you're not signed in to Instagram, enter your username (or phone number) and password and tap To register.
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Step #3. Go to a post you want to reply to

Scroll down your home page to find a post or tap the magnifying glass icon and type an account name to view specific posts.

You can also put emoji in the caption section of your own Instagram post

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Step #4. Tap on the speech bubble icon

It's below the image of the Instagram post on the left side of the screen. This will place your cursor in the comment box and bring up your iPhone's keyboard.

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Step 5. Tap on the emoji keyboard icon

This is the smiley face at the bottom left of the keyboard. Your emoji keyboard will appear in place of your regular keyboard.

  • If you have more than one extra keyboard, this icon is a globe. Tap and hold the globe, then select emoji.
  • Tap on ABC bottom left of the screen to switch back to your original keyboard.
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Step 6. Select an emoji to post

You can scroll left or right through all available emoji; if you tap the emoji you want to post it will appear in the comment box.

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Step 7. Tap on Place

It's to the right of the text field. This will post your emoji response.

Method 2 of 3: On an Android

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Step #1. Open Instagram

This app looks like a colored camera. This will open your Instagram homepage if you're already logged in.

  • If you're not signed in to Instagram, enter your username (or phone number) and password and tap To register.
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Step 2. Go to a message you want to reply to

You can scroll down the home page to find a post, or you can tap the magnifying glass icon to search for a specific user.

You can also put emoji in the caption section of your own Instagram post

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Step #3. Tap on the speech bubble icon

You'll see this icon below the photo of the Instagram post. This should bring up your Android's keyboard.

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Step #4. Tap on the emoji keyboard icon

It looks like a smiley face; you'll see it in the bottom left or bottom right corner of the keyboard.

  • If you don't see the emoji icon, tap the Back - button and hold it. You should see the emoji option appear.
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Step 5. Select an emoji to post

You can scroll left or right through all available emoji; if you tap the emoji you want to post it will appear in the comment box.

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Step 6. Tap on ✓

It's to the right of the text field. Doing so will post your emoji response.

Method 3 of 3: On your desktop

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Step 1. Open Instagram's website

Go to https://www.instagram.com in your preferred browser. This will open your home page if you are already logged in.

  • If you're not logged in to Instagram, click To register, enter your username (or phone number) and password and click To register.
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Step 2. Go to a message you want to reply to

Scroll down the home page until you find a post you'd like to reply to, or type the name of a specific account in the "Search" bar at the top of the page.

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Step #3. Click on the comment box

It's the white field below the Instagram post that says 'Add a comment…'. This will place your mouse cursor in the field.

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Step #4. Click on the Touch Keyboard icon

It's the keyboard-shaped icon at the bottom left of the screen, but you may need to click

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click to see it. If you don't see the Touch keyboard icon:

  • Open Start.
  • Click on it Institutions gear.
  • click on Personalization.
  • click on Taskbar.
  • Scroll down and click Enable or disable system icons.
  • Click the 'Off' switch to the right of Touch keyboard.
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Step 5. Click on the smiley face

This icon is located in the lower left corner of the keyboard.

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Step 6. Click on an emoji to type it

You can scroll left or right through an emoji tab by clicking > or <, or you can select different emoji categories by clicking the tabs at the bottom of the keyboard.

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Step 7. Press ↵ Enter

This will place your emoji.

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Step #1. Open Instagram's website

Go to https://www.instagram.com in your preferred browser. This will open your home page if you are already logged in.

  • If you're not logged in to Instagram, click To register, enter your username (or phone number) and password and click To register.
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Step 2. Go to a message you want to reply to

Scroll down the home page until you find a post you'd like to reply to, or type the name of a specific account in the "Search" bar at the top of the page.

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Step #3. Click on the comment box

It's the white field below the Instagram post that says 'Add a comment…'. This will place your mouse cursor in the field.

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Step #4. Click Customize

This menu item is located on the left side of the menu bar at the top of the screen.

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Step 5. Click on Emoji & Symbols

This is at the bottom of the menu.

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Step 6. Click on an emoji to type it

You can choose different emoji categories by clicking the tabs at the bottom of the emoji window.

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Step 7. Press ⏎ Return

This will post your emoji response.

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