This procedure is valid in any android until Android 9 Pie, which has changed the management of fonts and does not allow us to carry out the process without root. Therefore, if you have this version, forget about getting the iOS emoji on your Android unless you go through rooting the device and a much more cumbersome process. If you have an older version of the operating system, then get to work and in a few minutes you will be enjoying them on your device.
Step by step: how to put iOS emoji on Android so that your mobile looks like an iPhone
You will only need an app and a font, and you have the links at the end of this article. Download and install iFont on your device, then download ‘Emoji iOS 12.1.ttf’. Open iFont on your smartphone and tap My sources to open the corresponding section and, again, just below, also click on My Sources. You will see that it is empty, but at the top it says click here. Indeed, click there and the file explorer will open.
Now what you should do is locate the iOS 12.1.ttf Emoji file, which should be in the Download folder. Open it and, at the bottom of the screen, click on Apply. You will need to grant permission and then proceed with installing the font on the device. When the installation process is complete, simply go to Settings on your device and, in the settings screen, locate the section in which you are given the option to change font, under Font size and style. Now, among the available options, you should find EmojisiOS12.1 (iFont). Please select this option.
Now you will see that in any application they appear iPhone emoji on Android; that is, exactly the same emoji that we enjoy regularly in the WhatsApp application. But integrated into the keyboard you use on your device, and available to use in any application.
An alternative to have iPhone emojis on WhatsApp
To have, directly, the emoji of the iPhone in WhatsApp, there is an easier way. And it turns out to be the most used app in instant messaging, so the use of emoticons is proportionally related. The zFont app It includes, in addition to fonts with a wide variety of designs, it has the same emoji format that the terminals of the bitten apple carry.
The interface divides the different elements by sliding tabs, between which you can navigate with gestural interactions. In addition, in the section on “Emoji” We find the packs with all the emoticons included, although the versions are being added with improvements and more updated versions. In fact, it indicates with a signal if that installation pack has not yet been applied to our terminal.
In addition, its degree of compatibility with most Android models is quite wide, without too many problems when installing the emoji packages. To install these packs, whether they are emoticons or fonts, it is necessary to have an internet connection, since we must download that pack in the terminal storage, so that later the app will take care of installing it on the WhatsApp keyboard.