General Open Emoji Panel in Windows 11


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An emoji is a pictogram, logogram, ideogram or smiley embedded in text.

Windows 11 includes 3D Fluent emoji you can use from the Emoji Panel.

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This tutorial will show you how to open the Emoji Panel in Windows 11.


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EXAMPLE: Emoji Panel

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Option One

Open Emoji Panel using Keyboard Shortcut


1 While you have the cursor in a text box, press the Win+. (period) or Win+; (semicolon) keys.

Using the . period key from the number pad will not work for this.


2 You can now search and select an emoji you want to use from the Emoji Panel.

In addition to using your mouse to select an emoji, you can also navigate through the panel by using the following keys:

Arrow keys = Navigate among emoji
Tab / Shift + Tab = Switch emoji category
Enter = Select an emoji
Esc = Close the panel






Option Two

Open Emoji Panel from Context Menu


1 Right click in a text field, and click/tap on Emoji. (see screenshot below)

For example, in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Firefox.


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2 You can now search and select an emoji you want to use from the Emoji Panel.

In addition to using your mouse to select an emoji, you can also navigate through the panel by using the following keys:

Arrow keys = Navigate among emoji
Tab / Shift + Tab = Switch emoji category
Enter = Select an emoji
Esc = Close the panel






Option Three

Open Emoji Panel from Touch Keyboard


1 Open the Touch Keyboard.

2 While you have the cursor in a text box, click/tap on the Emoji icon at the top left corner of the Touch Keyboard. (see screenshot below)

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3 You can now search and select an emoji you want to use from the Emoji Panel. (see screenshot below)

In addition to using your mouse to select an emoji, you can also navigate through the panel by using the following keys:

Arrow keys = Navigate among emoji
Tab / Shift + Tab = Switch emoji category
Enter = Select an emoji
Esc = Close the panel


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That's it,
Shawn Brink
 

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