Here’s how to enable Google Chrome’s new emoji panel

If you’ve not updated your Chrome to the new version, you should now. The latest version of Google Chrome 68 now comes with a unique feature called emoji panel.

It is still under development but emoji lovers can enable it and give it a try, thanks to Chrome flags.

Follow the steps below to enable the new Chrome emoji panel:

  1. Type chrome://flags/ into Chrome’s address bar and hit Enter.
  2. Using the search bar, find the Emoji Context Menu flag. This Chrome flag is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.Google Chrome emoji panel enable
  3. Set it to Enabled and restart Google Chrome when prompted.

After the above, the emoji library or panel will be available wherever you see a text field. Just right-click in the text field and click on Emoji to access the library.

How to enable Google Chrome emoji panel
How to enable Google Chrome emoji panel

If you’re using Windows, you can type emojis outside of Chrome using the on-screen touch keyboard.

Emojis are a great way of revealing our thoughts which can’t be said in words. That’s why the variety of emojis is increasing and their support is being added to more platforms. Recently, we learned that the Windows command line is also getting support for emojis among other features.


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