Twitter starts showing its own version of emojis on Android; know how | Social networks

Twitter starts showing its own version of emojis on Android; know how | Social networks

Twitter is replacing native Android emojis with Twemoji. The novelty, which began to be released on Tuesday (22), should benefit users of old cell phones, who do not receive more updates of the operating system. In these cases, it was common to come across a rectangle in place of some emojis, especially the younger ones. With the move, this problem should no longer occur.

The feature is optional and can be enabled or disabled in the app settings. It is necessary to have a cell phone with Android N or lower to use Twemoji. In newer versions of the system, the microblog continues to use native Android or Samsung emojis.

New Twitter emojis replace native faces on Android Photo: Helito Bijora / dnetcNew Twitter emojis replace native faces on Android Photo: Helito Bijora / dnetc

New Twitter emojis replace native faces on Android Photo: Helito Bijora / dnetc

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How to enable or disable Twemoji

Step 1. Open the Twitter app and access the settings. To do this, tap on your profile photo in the upper left corner of the screen and open "Settings and privacy".

Access the Twitter settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito BijoraAccess the Twitter settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora

Access the Twitter settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora

Step 2. In the "General" section, tap "Image and sound". Then, make sure that the "Emoji" option is enabled. To disable Twemoji, simply uncheck the item.

Enabling or disabling Twemoji Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraEnabling or disabling Twemoji Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Enabling or disabling Twemoji Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

In the image below, see how some of the new Twitter emojis were.

New Twitter emojis Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraNew Twitter emojis Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

New Twitter emojis Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Previously, the microblog used the native faces of Android or Samsung. In the image below are the emojis from the latest version of the Google system. On your cell phone, they may be different, depending on the system version and the manufacturer.

Native Android emojis Oreo Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraNative Android emojis Oreo Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Native Android emojis Oreo Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

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