How to put smilies in the address book
Are you a huge fan of emoticons and emojis, would you like to insert them in the address book of your smartphone, to more easily distinguish the names of your friends, but you don’t know how to do it? No problem: having nice smileys next to a contact’s name is very simple and you can do this in a flash.
Therefore, if you give me a few minutes of your free time, I can explain to you how to put smilies in the address book of your smartphone or tablet. In the next chapters of this tutorial, in fact, I will show you in detail the steps to take to help you succeed in the intent you have proposed, whether you have a device Android that of an iPhone or iPad.
Are you ready to get started? Yup? Perfect, then let’s get to work right away! Carefully follow the directions I am about to give you and, you will see, that you will be surprised by the ease and execution of this procedure. I wish you a good reading and a lot of fun!
How to put emoticons in the address book
You can’t wait to know how to put smilies in the address book? In this case, you just have to start reading the next chapters immediately, in order to find out how to do this using the app of the Address book of your Android device (that Google contacts) and also how to proceed regarding the app Contacts of iOS / iPadOS. How to put smilies in the address book.
Put smilies in the address book on Android
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If you own a smartphone Android you will be happy to know that the procedure you need to follow to put emojis in the address book is easier than you can imagine.
The first thing you need to do, in fact, is launching the named app Address book or Contacts which is present on the home screen and/or in the drawer of the smartphone.
At this point, search for and select the contact to which you want to add one or more smilies, by pressing on his first name. In the new screen displayed, to make changes presses the button to edit the contact. For example, if you are using the app Google contacts press the button Edit contact.
Now, to put an emoji next to or in place of the desired contact name, you need to refer to the text field First name (where the name of the contact now appears) and press on it. Once the keyboard appears, press the emoji icon (the smiley face), select one or more smileys, to insert them in the text field, and that’s it. How to put smilies in the address book.
Once you have finished selecting the smileys, click on the icon √ (or on the voice Saveif you are using the app Contacts) in order to save the changes made to the contact.
As well as in the field First name, emojis can also be inserted in other fields of the contact; therefore you can repeat this operation also for other sections of the same card, such as the one dedicated to Nickname.
If you have trouble seeing emojis on your keyboard, try installing a keyboard that supports smiley faces, such as Google’s Gboard or Switfkey from Microsoft both downloadable for free from Play Store (they are the only keyboards that I can recommend without hesitation, the others, being produced by lesser-known companies, can present privacy problems and therefore I suggest avoiding them).
In this regard, to activate a newly downloaded keyboard, go to the menu Settings> System> Languages and input> Virtual keyboard> Manage keyboard and move up ON the lever for the installed keyboard. For more information, read my tutorial on how to change the keyboard on android.
Put smilies in the address book on iOS
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You have purchased for the first time an iPhone or an iPad and you’ve never had a phone before to put smilies in your address book? You must know that iOS / iPadOSthe operating systems of the iPhone and iPad, have already included this feature for a very long time, and therefore using it is very easy.
Therefore, to put smilies in the heading up iPhone or iPad launch the app Contacts located on the home screen and/or in the App library and tap on the first name of the contact you want to edit.
On the next screen, press the key Edit and tap on the pitch First name. Now, press on the emoji icon present on the keyboard (bottom left) and select one or more smileys you want to put next to or in place of the name.
When you have finished your selection, press the button end to save the changes you just made. You can also do this for other sections of the contact card, such as the one relating to Nicknameselectable by voice Add field.
Can’t see the keyboard with emojis? Don’t despair. You probably need to turn it on in the iOS / iPadOS settings. He then clicks on the icon of gear present on the home screen, goes to General> Keyboard> Keyboards, and presses the button Add new keyboard.
In the screen that opens, select Emoji among the available languages, and the emoji keyboard will be activated in all iOS / iPadOS apps, including the contacts one. To access it, as I explained earlier, you will have to press the icon of a smiley face.
If the system emojis iOS / iPad or Android is not enough for you, I recommend reading the tutorial on emoticon programs And how to create emojis with photos. If, on the other hand, the universe of the social network intrigues you, you can find the guide on interesting how to make smileys on Facebook.