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A quick way to add emojis

Windows Tips

Here is another useful Keyboard Shortcut for Windows 10

Most keyboards have the Windows key near the Ctrl key

If you tap the Windows key it opens the Start Menu (press the Windows key again to close the Start Menu)

Windows Key

However you can use the technique of holding down the Windows key whilst you tap another key.  So for example...

1. Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard with one finger

2. Whilst continuing to hold down the Windows key just tap the ; (semi-colon) key like this...

Windows+; (semi-colon)

3. If you use this shortcut whilst typing an email or a document in Word the following will pop up...

emoji pop-up

You can either just click on the emoji you would like to use.

Or if you are looking for a particular one just start typing

So for example if you type shock it will suggest the following emojis:

shock emoji

Change the skin colour

If you click the People category (along the bottom) you can choose your preferred skin colour like this:

emoji skin colour

Here are some more keyboard shortcuts using the Windows key

and some other keyboard shortcuts using the Ctrl key

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