Add emoji keyboard to iPad or iPad mini
Use emoticons on your iPad or iPad mini
Here's how you can add the emoji keyboard to your iPad or iPad mini. This will let you use emoticons.
1. Go to Settings.
2. Go to General.
3. Go to Keyboard.
4. Go to International Keyboards.
5. Go to Add New Keyboard.
6. Add the Emoji keyboard.
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