How to have emoticons on Samsung Galaxy A42
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How to have emoticons on Samsung Galaxy A42?
Smileys, also called emoticons or emojis, are small yellow stick figures or images of everyday life that you can use on your Samsung Galaxy A42. They are used especially when sending text messages or on social networks.
They can be useful for users to express their moods and thoughts.
This article will help you understand how to have smileys or emoticons on your Samsung Galaxy A42. We’ll start by explaining how to check if the emojis are read by your Samsung Galaxy A42, then how to activate the emojis keyboard and finally how to download third-party applications.
Reading emoticons on your Samsung Galaxy A42
This step is crucial for proper handling.
It consists in checking whether the emoticons are read by your Samsung Galaxy A42. Simply go to your web browser and type “Emoji” in the search bar.
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After that, your results page will be displayed and you will see if your Samsung Galaxy A42 is able to read emojis, smileys or emoticons, or not.
If your smartphone is able to read them, then you will see these little yellow guys who express different emotions and you can go to the next paragraph. If your smartphone is not able to read them, then you’ll see squares instead of emoticons, and you’ll just have to go to the last paragraph of this article.
Activate the emoticons keyboard on your Samsung Galaxy A42
Since your Samsung Galaxy A42 is capable of reading emojis, all you have to do is activate the keyboard.
Do not worry, this is very simple to do. First, go to the settings of your Samsung Galaxy A42 and then go to the “Language and input” section.
Once here, click on the “Settings” button on your keyboard.
Then press “Add a dictionary” and then select the keyboard labeled “Emoji”. Finally, all you have to do is activate this keyboard.
Now, you have the emojis keyboard on your Samsung Galaxy A42. When you want to insert a smiley into a text message, you just have to press the key corresponding to a smiley and choose it.
Using third-party applications on your Samsung Galaxy A42
Downloading an emoticons keyboard
It is likely that your Samsung Galaxy A42 can not read emoticons when you receive them. So there are apps available on the “Google Play Store” to fix this type of problem. These apps will give you access to an emoticon dictionary. Simply type “Emojis Keyboard” in the search bar on Google Play Store and make your choice.
The best known application is the official Google keyboard, offering the possibility of having emojis, as well as many other features.
Read user ratings and reviews carefully to make the choice that best meets your expectations.
In addition, be careful, some applications are charged while others are completely free.
Downloading message applications
If you do not want to download emojis keyboard as you do not feel the need to send emoticons to your friends, you can just download apps that can read emojis.
Go to Google Play Store and type “text message” in the search bar.
Google Play Store will offer a wide range of apps, such as WhatsApp or Viber, for sending and receiving messages, making calls, sending photos, etc. In addition to reading smileys, some message applications offer the emojis keyboard, so read carefully the reviews and user notes of the applications you are interested in.
Some applications are free and others are sold, so pay attention and think about the features of the application.
If you encounter any difficulties, following the explanations we gave to you, we advise you to consult an expert who will help you solve this problem.