I am working on a chat app using firebase, and now I want to use emoji in my app. Can any one tell me how yo use emoji in android.
So I want to have a keyboard in my app that has emoji just like Whatsapp or Hangouts. How can I do that? I want to leave my key keyboard as it is I just want to add tabs to put emojis. I would think it would be easily supported by the soft keyboard but I can find nothing so far. Anyone could tell how to do it?
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I would have expected emoji could just be handled by the normal android keyboard - but based on the existence of this GitHub Repo I guess not 😅
vanniktech / Emoji
A library to add Emoji support to your Android / JVM Application
A Kotlin Multiplatform library to add Emoji support to your Android App / JVM Backend.
EmojiPopup- PopupWindow which overalys over the soft keyboard
EmojiView- Normal view which is used by
EmojiPopupand can also be used as a standalone to select emojis via categories
EmojiLayoutFactory, which can be used to get automatic Emoji support when using normal Android Views such as
The library has 4 different sprites providers to choose from (iOS, Google, Facebook & Twitter). The emoji's are packaged as pictures and loaded at runtime. If you want to use a Font provider, check out Google Compat.
For getting the above iOS Emojis, add the…