One major difference between the social media experience on a
smartphone and a PC is Emoji. It is easy to type an Emoji in a
smartphone and it actually plays a crucial role in
communication, at least for the teens. However, users rarely
use Emojis while browsing social media from their laptops or
If you’re crazy about emojis, you’re in for some treat. Google
Chrome just got an awesome feature on Windows 10 by which users
can easily type an Emoji in any text field inside the browser.
Even though Google is way ahead of the competition they are
still adding new features to make the user experience better.
One such feature that Google added recently is a dedicated
Emoji option in the context menu.
Adrienne Porter Felt, Engineer & Manager at Google Chrome,
recently announced the feature on Twitter.
Want to be 😎 on your laptop? Follow these steps:
1. Make sure your Chrome is up to date
2. Right click on a text field
3. See the new “Emoji” option in the menu
4. Add emoji to everything 💅
Brand new feature on Chrome for Windows this week!! 🎉
— Adrienne Porter Felt (@__apf__)
August 8, 2018
To get emoji panel, you would need to update Chrome to the
latest version and upgrade your PC to latest Windows 10
version. The feature was previously tested in Canary build and
it’s available on the latest stable version of Google Chrome,
the version 68.0.3440.106.
To update Google Chrome to the latest version, go to Settings
by clicking on the three dots on the top right corner. From
Settings, click on About Chrome.
Once you have done that, Right Click on any text field and you
would see a new Emoji option in the menu. Click on it and you
would be greeted with all the Windows Emojis.
If you would like to put Emojis outside Google Chrome, all you
have to do is press the Windows key and Period (.) key to
access the built-in Windows Emojis panel. You could have done
this earlier on any browsers including Google Chrome too but
honestly, only a few people knew about that feature in Windows