How to install the iOS emoji set on a Nexus 5

How to install the iOS emoji set on a Nexus 5

iOS emoji on Android?! Are we right in the head, you might ask. While the answer to this particular question is largely debatable, putting the iPhone emoji on a Nexus 5 is a breeze! All you need to do is to root the smartphone and install a custom recovery if you haven't done the deed already, then download and flash a single file. All system-wide emojis will be re-styled with that iOS look.

How to install the iOS emoji set on a Nexus 5
How to install the iOS emoji set on a Nexus 5

If you fancy that, read on - we'll show you the steps right away.


source: WonderHowTo

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12 Comments

1. deanylev

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

The android ones look SO much better...

2. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

But this will not transform it to an iPhone....

3. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

but why would you want that?

5. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

You need sub par specs, 1GB of RAM & then it will truly be an iPhone...

7. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Nexus lags with 3GB of RAM hahahahahahahahah

8. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

After 40 hours of constant usage with out a reboot. But that's been remedied so you need to try harder. Let me 1up you... Bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

4. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Didn't whatsapp have this before ios?

6. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I think so... +1

9. guruprasad

Posts: 33; Member since: Jul 13, 2011

To have such an emoji.. one can better use whatsapp in nexus5 which has the same emoji icons..

10. astarling10

Posts: 25; Member since: May 12, 2014

maybe I'll try to flash this on my nexus 6 and see what it does.

11. kotan24

Posts: 305; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Android emoji's are hideous!!!

12. AJmeBOY

Posts: 34; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

Handcent SMS does this without rooting. Simply download the emoji pack.

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