Monday, August 29, 2022

Insert emojis inline with text in Google Docs

Quick summary 

Building upon the recently announced emoji reaction feature, you can now express yourself in a new way by searching for and inserting emojis directly inline with your text in Google Docs. 

Getting started 

  • Admins: There is no admin control for this feature. 
  • End users: To search for and add emojis directly inline with text in Docs, follow one or all of the options below: 
    • Type “@” followed by a descriptor, such as “@smile,” to search for a specific emoji amongst other menu items
    • Type “@:” or “:” to see a dropdown list of emojis and the option to navigate to the entire catalog of emojis 

Rollout pace 


  • Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as legacy G Suite Basic and Business customers 
  • Available to users with personal Google Accounts