Although most major keyboards for iOS feature built-in support for emojis, but there are some alternatives that can make the process of adding the perfect one to your latest missive even better.
Emoji> is one of the most popular emoji keyboards out there, and for good reason. It is perfect for those looking for a way to up their emoji game. There are a ton of emoji you can use through the keyboard, and they’re split into different categories, making it easy to find the emoji you like best. The keyboard also offers animated stickers, and the ability to set up emoji as “favorites,” so you can access them at a moment’s notice without having to take the time to search for the ones you want.
Slash is a power user’s keyboard that’s supercharged to work with a ton of different apps. Use the “/” key on the keyboard to add in or search for information from Giphy, Spotify, Apple Music, Twitter and more. For emoji users, the emoji search function is awesome. Just type in the genre of emoji you want and those related to your search appear. Tap and go.
Minuum is made for super-fast autocorrects. It learns how you type and is designed to be quick and efficient. One of its best new features is smart emoji, which predicts the emoji it thinks you’ll want to use based on the message you’re typing. The app also learns how you type, meaning said predictions should get better as you keep using the app.