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We already posted about the Android N Developer Preview and how you can easily obtain it on your Android device using the OTA sign up program or by flashing the full factory images. Google introduced many new features and functionalities with the Android N Developer preview and revealed some plans for the upcoming Android source code. Along with the Preview and Unicode version 9 and 10, came new emojis as well. For the first time ever, the Android OS holds more emojis than the iOS or any other operating system. Unfortunately, not all Android devices run on the Android N and not all the smartphones will be able to see or use the emojis from the latest Unicode. However, developers have extracted the Unicode module and can be flashed onto any rooted devices that enable us to see and use the Android N emojis.
The only downside about this procedure is that it does not embed all the Android N emojis into your device’s keyboard or system. Although you will be able to see the new emojis, to use them you will need to copy them from emojipedia website and paste it into your chat. Google’s Android N post quotes: “New people emoji with support for skin tones, and new Unicode 9 glyphs. Skin tone and new emoji will not show up until keyboards build support for them in the palette. Apps should not need to take any action to take advantage of these new emoji, unless the apps use a non-system font. IME developers need to incorporate support for the new emoji.”
Download Android N Emojis
Use Android N Emojis → EmojiPedia
Warning: Please back up your font in /system/fonts/NotoColorEmoji.ttf prior to flashing. Also, take a Nandroid backup before you proceed. Reader’s discretion is advised.
How to Install Android N Emojis For Any Rooted Android Device?
2. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC in order to transfer the files to your device’s internal storage. Get it from the official page of your device manufacturer.
Step 1: Download the Emoji package from above.
Step 2: Transfer all the necessary files to you device’s internal storage or SDcard. Place the files where you can easily locate it.
Step 3: Now boot into TWRP recovery. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold the power button and volume down key for a few seconds. Once you see the TWRP logo, that means you have successfully booted into the recovery. Alternatively, if you have rooted device, then use Android apps like the Quick boot or Boot Smart.
Step 4: Once into TWRP, take a Nandroid backup. To do so, tap Backup option and select all the partitions including the system, data, boot, recovery, EFS and cache(optional).
Step 5: Now return to the home screen again and tap Install option. Navigate to the Emoji package file on your internal storage and select it.
Step 6: Now swipe right on the confirmation action button below to install the Emoji package.
Step 7: Once installation completes, you can wipe the Dalvik cache or simply choose reboot to system option.
That’s it. Once you reboot, you can now start seeing new Android N emojis. To use them, you can copy and paste them using the Emojipedia website. Like and share us on social media. If you need any help, then comment down below or leave a question in forums.