How to Make Emojis on a Computer Keyboard

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Want to use emojis on your PC keyboard but not sure how to do it? Don’t worry, this blog post has got you covered. Adding emojis to your text is simple on mobile devices, but how about on your computer? In this blog post, we’ll provide step-by-step instructions on how to make emojis on your computer, whether you have a Mac, Windows, or Chromebook.

How to Make Emojis on a Computer Keyboard

In the meantime, most computer devices have a built-in emoji keyboard that allows you to type smiley faces and various other fun emojis. However, since they are not visible, many users tend to believe there are no emojis on computer keyboards.

There are, you just have to find them. And doing so is pretty easy. Read this blog post to discover how to make emojis on your Windows, Mac, and Chromebook devices.

How to Make Emojis on Windows 10 Keyboard

If you are using Windows 10 and you want to make an emoji on your keyboard, you can follow the steps below:

  • Tap the location where you want to insert the symbol. You can put a smiley face on any document, app, message, or even with the Windows Emoji keyboard.
  • Tap the Windows key +. This keyboard shortcut will open the Windows emoji panel, and it will make it a lot easier to add a smiley emoji. If you want to expand the list and locate your preferred smiley, then you can just tap the > right next to the sample emoji.
  • Tap any smile emoji to insert it. The emoji panel has Microsoft’s emojis, ASCII emoticons, and koamoji. Pick the smiley face that works best for you.

With the steps listed above, you will be able to make emoji on your Windows 10. If you want to know how to add emojis to Windows 11, you can check out the next segment.

How to Make Emojis on Windows 11 Keyboard

The in-built emoji keyboard makes it very easy to use emoji in Windows 11. What you need is the Windows keyboard shortcut for this menu. Here is how to insert an emoji:

  • Choose a place in the text where you want to add the emoji.
  • Press WIN+ to open the emoji keyboard.
  • Look for the emoji you want to use, or you can choose the smiley face to search for an emoji category if you would rather browse the collection.
  • Choose the emoji to add it to the text.
  • Keep choosing the emoji if you would like to add more.

After following the steps above, you can add emoji to your text on Windows 11.

How to Make Emojis on Mac Keyboard

Adding emojis to your text on a Mac is very easy once you are aware of the steps. The guidelines below will show you how to do it:

  • Click the location where you want the symbol to appear. Using emojis on macOS is very easy.
  • There is a special menu bar option to access the emoji selection menu.
  • In the menu bar, tap Edit. This will then open the Edit pop-up menu.
  • Tap Emoji & Symbols, and this will launch the dialog box.
  • Next, a menu with a lot of emoji will appear.
  • Tap the smiley that you would like to insert. It will show up where your text cursor is located.

And there you have it. The instructions above will show you how to add emoji to your text on Mac.

How to Make Emojis on a Chromebook Keyboard

If you don’t know how to add an emoji to your text on Chromebook, then you can follow the instructions below:

  • First, right-click to open the emoji menu. You will get the emoji on a Chromebook by having access to the emoji menu. To access your emoji menu, click the trackpad with your finger and then tap Emoji. If you are using a mouse, you can tap the right button to launch the context menu.
  • Tap search + shift + spacebar. This will then open the emoji keyboard. Tap the emoji you want to add to your text.
  • Make use of the on-screen keyboard. Tap the smile icon at the bottom of your on-screen keyboard to launch the emoji keyboard. If you are using the Chromebook in tablet mode, the on-screen keyboard will open as soon as you flip the screen.
  • Make use of the Unicode keyboard shortcut. This shortcut allows you to type the Unicode symbols directly into the text document.

And there you have it. After adhering to the steps listed above, you can add emojis to your text on your Chromebook.

How to Make Emoji on Windows with Alt Codes

It is very easy to add emojis to your text on Windows using the Alt codes. The steps below will guide you on how to. Here are the steps below:

  • Tap on the location where you want to insert the symbol. You can insert an ASCII or Unicode character by making use of all codes. Press the Alt key and a number combination to type the Alt codes.
  • Press and hold the Alt key.
  • Tap the 1 on the keypad for a smiley emoji.
  • Press the 2 on the keypad for a smiley face with fill.

And it is as easy as that. With the steps listed above, you will be able to add emojis to your Windows using the Alt codes.

How to Make Emojis on a Windows Keyboard with Unicode

With Unicode, you can make emojis on Windows. This segment of this blog post will show you how to. The steps include:

  • Tap on the location where you want to insert the symbol. The only way this will work is if the keypad supports Unicode.
  • Enter 263a, and then tap Alt + X for a smiley face.
  • Enter 263b and tap Alt + X for a smiley face with fill.

By following the steps listed above, you will be able to add emoji to your Windows keyboard with Unicode.

How to Make Emojis on Microsoft Office Apps

If you want to make your Microsoft Word look exciting, you can add an emoji such as a smiley face to it. Here is how to do it:

  • Tap the location where you want to add the smiley.
  • Enter the and it will immediately be converted to a smiley face.

With the steps listed above, you will be able to make emojis on your Microsoft Word.