Emojis are small digital images, icons, pictograms or logograms used in text messages, social media posts and online chats.
They are often used to express an emotion, feeling, thought or situation that is not expressed wholeheartedly by writing the text.
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Emoji Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Press the Windows log key + Period key(.) to open a window overlay
Then select one of the symbols you want to insert.
Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac
Press Control + Command +Spacebar at the same time to open a small window overlay
Then select one of the signs from the bunch you want to insert.
Eg: Haha Symbol Keyboard Shortcuts for any App
It is alternatively written as haha. It is also well known as a smiley or one of the emotional symbols. It is frequently used by people for sharing their emotions or emotional thoughts with their beloved ones. Let’s see how to use it in different programs.
You can insert the Haha smiley face symbol, by pressing the Win + Period (.) key on any Windows computer, Laptop, app and browser.
How to insert on any ap:
To insert haha emotional sign in MS Word, Notepad, Chrome, or Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Word Pad, Windows computer, Laptop, Facebook, etc. apps, press Win + Period (.), or Control + Command +Spacebar (for mac) key to open its window, then select the one you like.
Insert Emojis using the touch keyboard:
To insert it in any app such as MS Word, Notepad, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Word Pad, Windows computer, Laptop, Facebook, etc. using the touch keyboard, you must enable the touch keyboard option.
To do so, follow the steps below.
- Right-click on the clipboard 📋
- Scroll down a bit and click the system icons on or off
- Make sure the touch keyboard option On
- To launch the touch keyboard, click the Touch Keyboard icon in the lower right corner of the taskbar
- Now click the default smiley face icon on the keyboard, then select one of the icons you want to insert.😊
What is the smiley face symbol?
It is alternatively written as a haha symbol. It is also well known as a smiley sign or one of the emotional symbols.
What is the emoji keyboard shortcut for Windows?
Windows log key + Period key(.).
How do I open the emoji keyboard on Windows and Mac computers?
On Windows, press “Win + .” or “Win + ;” keys; on Mac, press “Control + Command + Spacebar” to access the emoji keyboard.
Can I search for specific emojis using shortcuts?
Yes, both Windows and Mac allow you to search for emojis by typing keywords or descriptions in the emoji keyboard’s search bar.
Are there keyboard shortcuts to switch skin tones or variations of emojis?
Yes, after selecting an emoji, you can cycle through different skin tones on both Windows (Ctrl + .) and Mac (Option + [skin tone number]).
Can I customize emoji shortcuts on Windows and Mac?
While you can’t create custom shortcuts, you can use frequently used emojis to build a list of favorites for quicker access.