Top Emoji Apps for 2017

The best emoticon (emoji) apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to send emoticons and emoji to others via social media or messaging. Types include cute, funny, and official character emoticon apps. Emoticon apps are great for those wanting to express themselves creatively over the internet or with friends and loved ones.

Last updated 03-24-2017

DurantEmoji by Kevin Durant
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DurantEmoji by Kevin Durant

Android

Seller: TikGames LLC

35 3.5

Kevin Durant is quite the expressive and spirited basketball star player. From his fresh start in the Seattle SuperSonics to his superb contributions and performance for the Golden State Warriors, he has amazed and inspired many young fans alongside his co-players. Now he’s bridging his connections to the rest of the world through his own emoji pack!

Learn all about Kevin’s iconic expressions and use these when you exchange messages with your friends or family. Follow the installment instructions to begin using the app conveniently – worry not, the whole process is simple and fast. Enjoy browsing through the pack center to see other Kevin-starred packs you would like to use!

▲ Feeling excited, sad, delighted or determined? Use Kevin's emojis to express yourself better!

▲ No need to browse through the packs to search for the perfect emoji for a long time - all the reactions and expressions are categorized for your convenience.

Android
DurantEmoji by Kevin Durant

DurantEmoji by Kevin Durant

Free

UGH Emoji
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UGH Emoji

Android

Seller: Theme Maker

40 4

Make your chats and messages more thoughtful by inserting cute emoji that show what you really mean. Whether sad, happy, or something a bit between the two, convey your ideas with powerful sparkly emoji. To enable these emoji stickers on your device, download the "Facemoji" keyboard app.

After that, revisit the app and activate the "UGH" emoji stickers to immediately get them into your app. Experience more enjoyable and engaging conversations through attached stickers. If mere words are not enough to express how you feel, let the stickers and emoji say it for you!

Android
UGH Emoji

UGH Emoji

Free

Wysa - your happiness buddy
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Wysa - your happiness buddy

Android

Seller: Touchkin

35 3.5

Making a choice to become more positive is easy but the real challenge is staying course. Sometimes, a bad day is all it takes to bring back all those bad habits. What makes it even more difficult is when you don’t seem to have somebody to talk to.

Fortunately, Wysa here can keep you company during those moments! It is an intelligent, self-help conversation bot that is ready and willing to hear what’s wrong. With it its guidance, it will be much easier to keep in mind the best way to deal with life’s curve balls.

Simply tell it how you feel and it will get started. Through a well-designed combination of machine learning, cognitive-behavioral techniques and some motivational pictures, it will then proceed to help you remember the things you have learned. Whether it is knowing the common distortions in your thoughts to shifting your attitude towards problems, Wysa can help you stay on the path to a much happier you.

▲ Now, what problems have you had for the day?

▲ Let Wysa help you out with some good advice (and a couple of adorable GIFs).

Android
Wysa - your happiness buddy

Wysa - your happiness buddy

Free

Beauty Camera - Selfie Camera
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Beauty Camera - Selfie Camera

Android

Seller: Leap Fitness Group

35 3.5

Looking for a camera and selfie editor that can bring more life to your photos? This app lets you snap pictures and modify them to the style you want. To begin, tap to take a photo, or select an image from your gallery.

Pick from an array of filters, including Dew, Vintage, Latte, Romance, and more. Add different effects, such as bokeh and hearts. You can also attach emojis and text (in sans and sans serif fonts) to better show your thoughts and emotions.

▲ Enjoy experimenting with a variety of filters and effects to make your selfies even more beautiful!

▲ Emojis and text let you add more feelings and ideas to your photos.

▲ Tweak the settings according to your preferences for more comfortable use.

Android
Beauty Camera - Selfie Camera

Beauty Camera - Selfie Camera

Free

Emoji Emoticon Chat Collection
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Emoji Emoticon Chat Collection

Android

Seller: Backpackr Inc.

35 3.5

Sometimes emoji keyboards aren’t enough for those who like to use pictures to express themselves. Any emoji enthusiast would love an entire collection of emoji, emoticons, and picture stickers. Whether it is about anime, or has an angry cartoon face, use art to express your heart!

This emoji app is definitely not a keyboard. With the backing of a generous community of online artists, you can now share hundreds of different emoji pictures in various types of art styles. All of them can be easily sent through popular chat apps like LINE and Messenger!

▲ Tap on the home icon to start browsing the emoji collections.

▲ Simply tap to select a collection for future use, and hit the star to mark it as a favorite.

▲ Once you have picked out a few, go back to the widget and select your messenger of choice!

Frequent use of these emoji will eventually be noted by the app, so you can easily access the ones you use often without browsing the home gallery! Then again, feel free to take your time admiring the different works published by the app’s supporting art community. You might find yourself veering towards a particular style for your next chat!

Are you more into chibi anthros or whacky, exaggerated emotes? Either way, you can send your heart right from your home screen!

Android
Emoji Emoticon Chat Collection

Emoji Emoticon Chat Collection

Free

justa_Wink32
5

December 6, 2016

So cute and funny! Lots to choose from. Works with Facebook Messenger well, I'm always randomly sending bear Sailor Moon stickers to my best friend XD

Emoji Keyboard-Smiley Emoticon
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Emoji Keyboard-Smiley Emoticon

Android

Seller: Kika Keyboard Tech

35 3.5

Experience fun, amusement, and optimization of functions when you send messages with this keyboard! Be able to choose from hundreds of fancy themes - select one that will reflect your personal style. With this app, not only will you get an array of fabulous themes, you can also quickly switch between multiple languages on the fly, as well as send your loved ones unique emojis.

Setting up this app is simple and straightforward. Just download the app and follow the instructions. Easy as one-two-three, right? This app is perfect for those who want a fancy and functional keyboard for their mobile device.

▲ Customizing a keyboard has never been simpler and more stylish. Choose from hundreds of themes to make your keyboard truly unique!

▲ Tap the smiley button on your keyboard to switch to emoji mode and add amusement to messaging!

The fun that comes with this keyboard app is customizing the look and feel of it. There are so many themes to choose from which makes customizing your keyboard a truly enjoyable experience. One of the best parts about emoji is that they can make conversations so much more interesting.

Emoji characters can also convey feelings more accurately. So with emoji, you can tell your loved ones how you truly feel! To top it off, the dictionary function helps you spellcheck or predict your words for a faster typing experience.

Android
Emoji Keyboard-Smiley Emoticon

Emoji Keyboard-Smiley Emoticon

Free

mariner_onland
4

December 17, 2016

So great! Love all the stickers and emoji it has! Sometimes it can be a little slow to load stuff, but usually it has worked okay for me. Recommended it to some friends too!

Emoji Keyboard 7
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Emoji Keyboard 7

Android

Seller: Barley WorkShop

35 3.5

Are you looking for a simple design for your typing keys? Get this neat, flat white-colored keyboard theme, and enjoy simplicity as you type messages using your new design.

If you are fond of customizing your keyboard, it offers options such as, changing font styles and emoji color. It also features text correction, gesture typing, and more to give you the best typing experience that you could wish for! Simply download the keyboard and activate it to get going.

▲ Type your messages using this flat white style keyboard and keep things simple!

▲ Enjoy giving extra tweaks to your keyboard by trying out the customization options offered!

One of the fun features of this keyboard is the adorable and interesting emoji! You can use it to spice up your chat conversations, and also to help express yourself better. You can enjoy changing emoji colors too!

If you are tired of colorful and decorative keyboard themes, then this simple design is perfect for you! It has a smooth user interface, which is also easy to use and relaxing to the eyes. Enjoy using your brand new keyboard theme, and have fun using the features to make your messaging experience a lot better!

Android
Emoji Keyboard 7

Emoji Keyboard 7

Free

Emoji Maker: Personal Emotions
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Emoji Maker: Personal Emotions

Android

Seller: Emoji Develop Team

35 3.5

What could be more exciting using a cool new emoji? Creating your own original ones! Express your feelings and yourself through an original emoji - yours! This app gives you a chance to create all types of emoji so that you can express your feelings (and personality) when others won't do!

Choose specific parts and designs, from eyes to noses to hats to expressions, and more! Mix all of the parts together to make an original emoji character that explains your current status + emotion. Save your creation, then share it with your friends through social media for easy way to talk!

Android
Emoji Maker: Personal Emotions

Emoji Maker: Personal Emotions

Free

One Emoji Keyboard - GIF, Free
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One Emoji Keyboard - GIF, Free

Android

Seller: HeyEmoji

35 3.5

Looking for more unique emojis and GIFs for your messages? Here’s a tool that specifically provides users with a whole new set featuring the most unique and useful images to couple your messages. From special occasion like Valentine’s to different gadgets, this collection has something for you.

Set keyboard themes according to preference and enhance typing accuracy by setting dictionaries and auto-correct feature. Type with easy, beauty and accuracy!

▲Choose your preferred theme!

▲Browse through the wide array of colorful emojis and GIFs!

Who says text messages can’t contain images and a bit of animation? Bring a smile to your recipients by adding some colorful emojis and GIFs on every message. Send a bucket of hearts on Valentine’s Day or a gold medal emoji for each congratulatory message.

Messages mean a lot to loved ones, especially when you’re in a long-distance relationship or can't always meet with friends. Adorn your messages with appropriate accessories fit for the occasion!

Android
One Emoji Keyboard - GIF, Free

One Emoji Keyboard - GIF, Free

Free

puppymonkeybaby
1

November 21, 2016

Thought it looked really fun, but when I downloaded it and tried to install some emoji it failed! Not sure what I was doing wrong.. sucks because I wanted to send emoji to my friend Karen but now I can't.

Pink Galaxy Emoji KikaKeyboard
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Pink Galaxy Emoji KikaKeyboard

Android

Seller: Best Theme Design Apps

35 3.5

Add in a part of the galaxy into your phone! Switch it up and carry around a piece of the universe with you to contribute to your device’s unique beauty and make you more motivated to communicate with family and friends with a unique typing experience!

An excellent choice for Kika Keyboard who are on the look for keyboard’s that scream girly and loves everything about the universe to add to their device. Just change your old keyboard theme with this new intellectual-seeming yet fabulous theme and enjoy sending messages to your loved ones!

▲ Revel in typing on this artistic keyboard theme!

▲ Personalize this theme further with these settings!

Around 800+ emojis, emoticons, stickers and gifs to choose from to help you express yourself in messages through this keyboard. Don’t be afraid to add in a more personal touch to your messages to help you convey the right expression to your loved ones.

With this keyboard installed into your phone, you will definitely exude beauty while showing that you are passionate about the universe as you type onto your keyboard. Flaunt your passion and interest with this beautiful pink galaxy-themed keyboard. Radiate artistry with this keyboard theme!

Android
Pink Galaxy Emoji KikaKeyboard

Pink Galaxy Emoji KikaKeyboard

Free

fingerlickingood_17
4

January 21, 2017

Really nice colors! Always grabs my attention when I'm using my phone, brightens my day. Works really well with the Kika Keyboard and emoji! Love it.