Android Emoji Library, here is a list of top 10 selected libraries by developers to help you implement emojis in your Android Studio Project.

Android Emoji Library

The internet is flooded by emojis, from a simple smiling face to crying or skeptical looking face to cars, vehicles, food and animals. There is a face for everything, you name it!

android emoji library

If you are building an app that allows the user to express their feelings, then implementing an android emoji library is the next best thing you must do today.

Emoji by Vanniktech

Emoji by Vannitek is a simple emoji library to add Emoji support to your Android app.

android emoji library

In a PopupWindow Emojis can be chosen. In order to edit and display text with Emojis this library provides public APIs: EmojiEditText, EmojiTextView & EmojiButton.

The library has 3 different providers to choose from (iOS, Google & Twitter).

To implement this library in your app, add the following line of code to your build.gradle (app level) dependencies:

dependencies {
     implementation 'com.vanniktech:emoji-ios:0.6.0'
}

Link to Github

SuperNova Emoji

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SuperNova-Emoji is a library by Developer Momanii to implement and render emojis. The best part about using this library is the Minimum SDK Level that this library requires, which is 9 (2.3).

To use Super Nova emoji library, add the following lines of code to your build.gradle file in repositories and dependencies:

repositories {
    maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }
}

dependencies {
   implementation 'com.github.hani-momanii:SuperNova-Emoji:1.1'
}

Link to Github

Emoji Like Android

Emoji Like Android is like Facebook’s like button on their app and website. The user gets to select a mood or response by click and dragging a button.

Android emoji library

Just like Facebook’s app:

  • long press on like button
  • keep your finger down, swipe left or right
  • release your finger

T implement this library in your Android project, add the following lines of code to your build.gradle file:

allprojects {
	repositories {
		maven { url "https://jitpack.io" }
		...
dependencies {
	impementation 'com.github.andob:emojilike-android:beta2'
...

Link to Github

Emojix

This library help using apple style emojis on your android application the easiest way. Unlike emojicon, this library is non-invasive. Just need to add only a little code to your project.

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Another thing you need to know is that this library will increase the apk size by about 5 MB, because it contains all emoji icon files.

To add this library to your project, add the following lines of code to your project’s build.gradle file:

repositories {
    maven { url "https://jitpack.io" }
}

...

dependencies {
    implementation 'com.github.nekocode:Emojix:{lastest-version}'
}

Link to Github

Emojiconize Android Emoji Library

Render emoji (using emojicon) in your Android application with just 1 line of code.

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To add this library to your project, add the following lines of code to your app’s build.gradle (app level) file:

dependencies{
   iplementation 'io.github.rockerhieu:emojiconize:1.0.0'
}

Link to Github

EmojiEverywhere

Emoji in TextView, EditText for Android (like Android KitKat Emoji Keyboard). Emoji’s everywhere.

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However this library doesn’t comes with a proper documentation. You can fork this project on Github.

Link to Github

EmojiRain

Unline android emoji libraries we have discussed so far. Emoji rain is the one like emoji’s in we chat app where emoji’s rain.

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Hey, it’s raining emoji!

This is a really simple and funny animation for Android. You could find similar animations when sending “Happy birthday” or something else special in WeChat app.

Now you are able to add this funny thing to your own app as well. Give a surprise to your users on Christmas Day by dropping emojis! 😀

To add this library to your project, add the following lines of code to your app’s build.gradle (app level) file:

dependencies {
    implementation 'com.luolc:emoji-rain:0.1.1'
}

Link to Github

SEmojis Android Emoji Library

This library was made in the making for the appKinda this library was copied EmojiSuperNova-Emoji-master on github we made this library because we want to use own library on the appKinda. So this library is in development monthly updated with some changes.

android emoji library

To add this library to your project, add the following lines of code to your app’s build.gradle (app level) file:

repositories {
   maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }
}

dependencies {
  implementation 'com.github.TutorialsAndroid:SEmojis:v0.3'
}

Link to Github

Emoji Converter Android Emoji Library

Sample

Emoji Converter is an Android library that is used to convert text to Emojis in the edittext. This is the most stable version of this library to date. This is under more modifications. Use It For Free.

To add this library to your project, add the following lines of code to your app’s build.gradle (app level) file:

allprojects {
	repositories {
		maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }
		}
	}

dependencies {
	implementation 'com.github.AnkitKiet:EmojiConverter:1.14'
	}

Link to Github

Last but the best ….

Emojicon GIF Keyboard

EmoticonGIFKeyboard is an easy to integrate, customizable and lightweight library to add support for emojis and GIFs.

GIF Demo

Here are some notable feature of this Android Emoji library as highlighted by the developer:

  • Highly customizable.
  • Extremely lightweight 🏋. You only have to add the icon packs you want to use by adding extra dependency, so you don’t have to add emoticon icons you don’t want to use.
  • ❤ for Emoticons
    • More than 1400 emoticons. This library includes all the emoticons listed under Emoticons 6.0 standards.
    • 6 emoticons categories.
    • 🔍 Search emoticons by their name or meaning.
    • Add you favourite emoticons icon theme (e.g ios, google, samsung emoticons) by adding readily available 13 different emoticon icon packs.
  • ❤ for GIFs
    • Displays trending GIFs for batter suggestion.
    • 🔍 Search GIFs based on the content and meaning.
    • Select your favourite GIF provider (e.g. Giphy, Tenor) by adding available GIF packs.
  • Custom widgets (e.g. EmoticonTextView, EmoticonEditText and EmoticonButton) to render custom emoticon icons throughout application.
  • Easily disable emoticons or GIF functionality if you don’t want.

Add below lines to app/build.gradle file of your project.

dependencies {
    implementation 'com.kevalpatel2106:emoticongifkeyboard:1.1'
}

Link to Github

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