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Posted 7/12/2012 by Apeasme1 in NSBR Board


PeaNut 380,081
June 2008
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Posted: 7/12/2012 1:16:09 PM
Me neither, until today, and they are cute.
Here are the instructions.
Go to settings, click on General.
Scroll down to keyboard and click on it.
Click on International keyboard.
Click on add new keyboard.
Scroll down list to Emoji and add.
A globe icon will appear in your texting keyboard, press on it to use, press again to go back to English.
Have fun!


PeaNut 85,710
May 2003
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Posted: 7/12/2012 1:53:05 PM
I tried it. Then I sent a text to my sis-in-law with one of the emotes and she got a blank text. I sent it again and again - still a blank text.

I took out the emote, sent again and she got the text.

Don't know what went wrong but haven't tried it again.

Mary K


PeaNut 380,081
June 2008
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Posted: 7/12/2012 2:10:57 PM
Hmmmmm, not sure what to tell you. Maybe someone else could help with it.
I've been texting DH all morning with no problem.
Are you both on iPhones? DH and I are.


PeaNut 11,430
February 2001
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Posted: 7/12/2012 2:20:15 PM
I think they only show up if the person recieving them also has them on their phone.



PeaNut 12,722
March 2001
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Posted: 7/12/2012 2:39:47 PM
I used to get them on my phone from a friend before I had installed it on my phone. We love putting funny stories together using the pics. LOL




PeaNut 278,786
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Posted: 7/12/2012 3:29:15 PM
Thanks, I'm a new iphone user (4s) and i didn't know how to get the smiley faces on my messages.



PeaNut 100,223
August 2003
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Posted: 7/12/2012 3:30:59 PM
Sweet! Thanks for posting.

Miss Ang
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PeaNut 26,443
January 2002
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Posted: 7/12/2012 3:32:26 PM
I think they only seem to work with other iPhone users.



PeaNut 1,297
August 1999
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Posted: 7/12/2012 3:38:30 PM
My DH has a free app that he can use on his Android that enables his phone to see the emoji sent from my iPhone, it's Handcent SMS/Handcent Emoji Plugin.
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