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Chrome tests shortcuts with all emojis; see how to use | Browsers

Chrome is testing a shortcut to insert emojis from the PC. The feature arrived as an experiment in the Canary unstable version of the browser in which Google usually tests the news. With the function activated, just click with the right mouse button on any text field to have quick access to the faces.

Check out, in the following tutorial, how to activate the emoji shortcut in Chrome. The procedure was performed on macOS, but the step by step was the same on PCs with Windows or Linux. Remember that it is necessary to use the Canary version of the browser to test the novelty.

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Chrome tests shortcut to add emojis to PC; learn how to activate Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Chrome tests shortcut to add emojis to PC; learn how to activate Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 1. In the Chrome Canary address bar (https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/canary.html), type about: flags (without quotes) and press Enter to open the experimental settings page browser;

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Open the browser experiment page by typing "about: flags" in the address bar Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Open the browser experiment page by typing "about: flags" in the address bar Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. In the search field at the top of the page, type "emoji" to filter the available experiments. to the right of "Emoji Context Menu", select the "Enabled" option and restart Chrome. To do this immediately, click on "Relaunch now" in the bottom bar;

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Activate the indicated feature and restart Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Activate the indicated feature and restart Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. After restarting the browser, the feature is already working. To use it, just right-click on any text field in Chrome. In the context menu, you will see the option "Emoji" at the beginning of the list;

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Using a shortcut for emojis Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Using a shortcut for emojis Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. The emoji menu will open just below the text field. To insert one, just click on it.

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Inserting emojis in Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Inserting emojis in Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Ready. Take advantage of the tips to test first hand the shortcut for emojis that Chrome will receive in future updates.

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