How to insert an emoji on macOS

Mac users: don’t go hunting for emojis while typing. Check out this super-simple keyboard shortcut instead 👍🏻

In case you didn’t have the 20 seconds spare to watch that, here’s the written version:

  1. Press Ctrl-Cmd-Space to view the Emoji section of the Characters panel.
Insert an emoji on macOS

Press Ctrl-Cmd-Space to insert an emoji on macOS

  1. Double-click the emoji you want and it will be inserted wherever the cursor is.

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17 July is #WorldEmojiDay 😀

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