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How to use emoji pairs on a Samsung Galaxy phone

Emoji Pairs Samsung Keyboard Lifestyle
Emoji Pairs Samsung Keyboard Lifestyle (Image credit: Namerah Saud Fatmi / Android Central)

The best Samsung Galaxy phones have all been updated to the One UI 4.0 update, bringing features like emoji pairs to their devices. If you're in the dark about this feature, here's how you can use emoji pairs on a Samsung Galaxy phone.

How to use emoji pairs on a Samsung Galaxy phone

  1. Open any messaging app and start typing to open the Samsung Keyboard.
  2. Swipe left on the top bar on the keyboard.
  3. Tap on the emoji pair icon.Source: Tshaka Armstrong / Android Central

  1. Select two emojis of your choice and tap Next.
  2. Choose the animation style of your choice.Source: Tshaka Armstrong / Android Central

Samsung Keyboard Emoji Pair (Image credit: Tshaka Armstrong / Android Central)
  1. Tap Send.

Just like regular emojis, your recent and most used emoji pairs will be saved in the Samsung Keyboard. It may seem similar to emoji mashups in Gboard, but the result moves in your chosen animation style, making it all the more fun and expressive.

Our top equipment picks

To access this cool emoji pairs feature, you need to own a Samsung phone. It also needs to be running One UI 4.0 based on Android 12, which is available on all the best Android phones from Samsung by now. One of the latest and greatest Galaxy devices that money can buy is the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE. Touting flagship features at an upper mid-range price, the Galaxy S21 FE packs exceptional value, making it an easy recommendation.

Namerah Saud Fatmi
Contributing Writer

Namerah Saud Fatmi is a contributing writer for Android Central. She has a passion for all things tech & gaming and has been an honorary Goodreads librarian since 2011. When she isn't writing, she can be found chasing stray cats and dogs in the streets of Dhaka or slaying dragons in the land of Skyrim. You can reach her on Twitter @NamerahS.