Using emoji is easy on your phone, and it can be just as easy on your Mac. Add an emoji viewer to your Mac's menu bar for easy access to emoji, symbols, and more with just a few clicks.
Macs support emoji, as well as iPhones and iPads. You can open an emoji panel anywhere by pressing Control + Command + Space, but this larger emoji viewer makes your Mac's complete emoji directory much more useful.
Of all the different ways of inserting emoji, this is the easiest. It puts emoji just two clicks away, and as a bonus it also puts other symbols on hand. Whether you want to insert the © character, symbol Ω or just a cheek 🙊, you can do everything in a flash by following this manual.
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Adding an Emoji Viewer to the menu bar
This option does not appear by default on your Mac menu bar, but you must just activate it once.
Click the Apple logo at the top of the screen and then the "System Settings" button.
Then click on the "Keyboard" window.
Click the "Keyboard" tab and select "Show keyboard and emoji viewers in
 This option activates a new button in the menu bar, see below.
Using Emoji Viewer
With a text box open, click the menu in the emojiviser and then click the "Show emoji and symbols" option.
Emoji and the symbol viewer are displayed, and you can either browse through all the emoji and symbols or search for the one you want to use. you click it to insert it.
With an emoji insert you can close the emoji viewer, it will still be in the menu bar when you need
You can also add an emoji as a favorite by clicking "Add to Favorites" and it will always be available for quick access. Even if you do not have a favorite memo, those you use most can be found in the Commonly Used section. It's convenience at its best.
How to organize the menu bar
The menu in your Mac can get cluttered fast making it difficult to find things when you need them. And you just added another item to it.
The good news is that you can reorganize the entire menu bar to suit your needs perfectly. You can move the emoji viewer – or almost anything in the menu bar – wherever you want.
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