The Emoji+ Keyboard

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Emoji keyboard extension for SailfishOS with emoji font including full set of iOS 5+ and Whatsapp Emoji characters.

    1) Close Settings application
    2) Install keyboard-custom-emoji
    3) Open Settings > System > Text Input -> Keyboard Layouts
    4) Scroll down the list and enable Emoji+
    5) Test if you can now select Emoji+ keyboard layout.
    If Emoji+ is not in keyboard list or Emoji+ is not visibile in layout selection
    a) Open Settings > System > Utilities (if you have Sailfish Utilities installed) and select Restart Keyboard. Try again from step 3 or 5.
    b) Restart your Jolla. Try again from step 3 or 5.
    If Emoji+ fonts are not shown, then restart you Jolla.


  • Does not support new iOS 8.3 Emoji
  • Do not try to install older packages on SailfishOS 1.1.4 or newer. If you however did and have now non-working phone please find out if instructions on issue 16 will help.

Sources on github



Application versions: 
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.3-8.noarch.rpm532.13 KB11/04/2019 - 22:42
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.3-9.noarch.rpm531.22 KB20/04/2019 - 22:40
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.3-10.noarch.rpm532.3 KB21/04/2019 - 10:20
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.4-1.noarch.rpm1.56 MB08/05/2019 - 18:06
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.4-2.noarch.rpm1.56 MB11/05/2019 - 17:32
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.4-3.noarch.rpm1.56 MB11/05/2019 - 21:04
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.4-4.noarch.rpm1.56 MB24/05/2019 - 22:15
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.4-5.noarch.rpm1.56 MB25/06/2019 - 12:41
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.4-6.noarch.rpm1.56 MB25/06/2019 - 21:32
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.5-0.noarch.rpm1.56 MB06/08/2019 - 00:04
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.6-0.noarch.rpm1.56 MB13/11/2019 - 23:07
File keyboard-custom-emoji-0.4.7-0.noarch.rpm1.56 MB15/11/2019 - 19:27
  • 0.4.7-0
    • Swapped enter & backspace in landscape mode (now identical to default emoji keyboard)
    • Cleared out middle part bottom row when using split keyboard in landscape (surface is no longer responsive)
  • 0.4.6-0
    • Disable arrow buttons on (single) favorites page
    • Do not use color in Selection Key Rows on Settings page
  • 0.4.5-0 Added option to toggle between color or monochrome emojis on keyboard
  • 0.4.4-6 Also disable background from other function keys
  • 0.4.4-5
    • Config button no longer a longpress button
    • Hide config button in landscape config screen itself
    • Removed background from left/right keys
  • 0.4.4-4 Make page navigation circular
  • 0.4.4-3 Moved config button in landscape to lower right not to interfer with clipboard text and non-split setting keyboard
  • 0.4.4-2 Switch to split keyboard in landscape to decrease keyboard hight
  • 0.4.4-1 (thanks to 0312birdzhang)
    • Added Close button on settings page
    • Added color emoji support (originating from harbour-dolphin-keyboard)
  • 0.4.3-10 Slight resize and reposition of the config button (thanks Olf0)
  • 0.4.3-9 Make config button square and more responsive
  • 0.4.3-8 Renamed to emoji+ not to confuse the Austrians :)
  • 0.4.3-7 Renamed to emoji-alt to avoid name conflict with Jolla's emoji keyboard
  • 0.4.3-6 Config button fix for Sailfish
  • 0.4.3-5
    • Removed google analytics part
    • Fix for jolla tablet screen ratio
  • 0.4.3-4 Fix of non jolla 1 resolutions