Get all the Android N Emojis on your device right now without waiting another second
Earlier today, Google seeded the Android N Developer Preview 2 for supported devices. Currently, only the newest members of Google’s Nexus line-up are capable of running the software which include the Nexus 5x, 6p, 6, 9 and Pixel C. Following in Apple’s footsteps, Google is upgrading the emojis on its Android devices. The latest Android N preview build includes a next-gen set of emojis, so following their implementation into the final build, the number of available emojis on Android will surpass even iOS.
Fortunately, thanks to the folks over at Gadget Hacks, you won’t have to wait at all for the new Emojis on your Android device. Using a flashable ZIP file which has all the new emojis pulled from Android N’s latest build, you can replace the entire emoji database on your device. This way, you’ll be able to use the emojis in any application without any issues. Plus, you’ll finally be able to see all those pesky emojis sent by iOS users which show up as boxes on Android devices.
What You Need An Android device with Marshmallow or Lollipop Custom Recovery such as TWRP or CWM installed on the device The Android N Emoji ZIP file. Download here. Note: Before you flash the zip, be sure to create an N android backup through the custom recovery. It’s always safe to be prepared.
Step 1: Download the ZIP file listed above and copy it to the root of your device’s storage.
Step 2: Reboot your phone into recovery mode. A simple Google search with your phone’s model followed by Recovery mode will provide you with instructions on how to place your device into recover mode.
Step 3: Once your device is in Recovery mode, navigate to the Install menu. From there, navigate to the root of your device’s storage and select the Emoji ZIP file. Following that, confirm the flash to get the emojis on your device.
Step 4: Reboot your device once the flash is completed.
And that’s it. Once your device reboots, you’ll be able to access all the new Android N emojis throughout all your apps.