How to Install Bitmoji Keyboard on Android

TipsMake today will show you how to install and use Bitmoji Keyboard (Bitmoji keyboard) on Android phones. Once activated, you can switch to the Bitmoji keyboard to send Bitmoji images, or if you use Gboard - Google keyboard, you can directly access Bitmoji Keyboard right on the keyboard. You will be able to send and post messages with Bitmoji emojis on apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, etc.

Turn on Bitmoji Keyboard

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Download and install Bitmoji Keyboard (if necessary). If you haven't downloaded the Bitmoji app and set up a profile, you need to do so before you can use Bitmoji Keyboard on your Android device.

You can download Bitmoji Keyboard for free from the Google Play Store app store.

If you already have a Bitmoji account through Snapchat, you must use your Snapchat identity to sign in to Bitmoji.

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Open Android's Settings app. Tap the Settings app with the gear icon on a colored background or the slider icon on a purple background.

You can also open Settings by swiping down from the top of the screen, then tapping the gear icon in the drop-down menu.

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Scroll down and tap Language and input . This option is in the middle of the Settings page.

On Samsung Galaxy, you must tap General management first to see the Language and input option .

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Tap Current keyboard . It's in the "Keyboard & input methods" section of the page. A window will pop up.

On Samsung Galaxy, tap Virtual keyboards first, then tap Manage keyboards .

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Tap CHOOSE KEYBOARDS . It's at the bottom of the pop-up window.

If you have a Samsung Galaxy, tap ADD KEYBOARDS .

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Enable the "Bitmoji Keyboard" option. This step varies by Android device manufacturer, but typically you'll have to tap the checkbox or virtual white/gray switch to the right of the "Bitmoji Keyboard" heading.

If the box is checked or the switch is green/blue, Bitmoji Keyboard is enabled on the phone.

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Click OK when it appears. This allows Bitmoji to access your Android device's keyboard.

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Exit the Settings application. Now that Bitmoji Keyboard is enabled on your Android device's active keyboard, you can start using Bitmoji in supported apps.

Use Bitmoji with Gboard

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Open an app that supports Bitmoji. Popular apps that support Bitmoji include Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts, Google Allo, Android Messages, WhatsApp, and Twitter.

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Click a data field. Find the data field on the app and tap it. On most messaging apps, this field will be at the bottom of the chat page.

Make sure you don't click on the search bar.

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Tap the smiley face at the bottom of the screen, to the left of the space. A list of available Emoji options will appear.

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Click on the image. Scroll down through the available Bitmoji icons until you find the one you need, then tap to make your selection. You can see the previous option appear in the text field.

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Tap the search bar and enter keywords to find the Bitmoji icon. Click on the search bar that says "Search Bitmoji" and enter keywords to find the type of Bitmoji you want to send.

For example, if you want to send a cute Bitmoji to someone you like, enter the word "love" in the search bar to see all love-related images.

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Click on the Bitmoji image to select. The symbol will be inserted in the text field of the message.

In most apps, you can enter additional messages that include the Bitmoji icon.

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Click the or Post button . In most chat applications, the send button is shaped like a paper airplane and is located in the lower right corner of the message. The message along with the Bitmoji image will be sent. If you're composing a post on a multimedia application, this might be the "Post" button.

The send button and its location depend on the app you're using.

Switch to the Bitmoji keyboard

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Open an app that supports Bitmoji. There are many social networking apps on Android that support Bitmoji such as Facebook Messenger, Hangouts, and Twitter.

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Click on the text frame to make the keyboard appear on the screen. The Android device's keyboard will appear.

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Tap the globe or keyboard icon. On some keyboards, this button is located to the left of the space bar. On other keyboards, it's in the lower right corner of the screen, next to the Overview button (the button that displays all open applications). A menu will appear.

For some Android versions, you may need to swipe down from the top of the screen, then tap the "Change Keyboard" notification.

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Tap Bitmoji Keyboard in the pop-up menu. Bitmoji Keyboard will open.

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Select the Bitmoji icon. Browse options by tapping one of the icon categories on the home screen, or swipe left to see all available categories. When you find the Bitmoji you want to use, click to select.

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Send Bitmoji. Some apps will offer options on how to send Bitmoji. In most cases, you just need to tap the app's send icon to share a Bitmoji.

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Switch back to default keyboard. Your keyboard will still be in Bitmoji mode until you switch back to the default. To change back to default, tap the text area to bring up the keyboard, tap and hold on the globe icon to re-enable the menu, and finally, tap the desired keyboard to return to regular input.

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