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Google Docs is getting support for emoji reactions: How to use it

After introducing emoji reactions in Google Meet, Google is introducing the same in Google Docs. Here's how you can use it.

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Google recently introduced emoji reactions in Google Meet. The new feature enables Google Meet users to use emojis such as heart, laugh out loud and thumbs up to give their feedback to other participants in a meeting. As per the details shared by Google at the time, these emojis can be accessed by using the Clock icon that appears right next to the Screen Sharing button in the meeting controls. Now, Google is bringing the same feature to Google Docs. Also Read - Google rolls out third Android Beta 13 Beta 3 build with bug fixes

Google recently announced that it is bringing emoji reactions to Google Docs. The company says that the new emoji reactions feature offers a less formal alternative to comments for expressing opinions about the content in a document. The newly announced feature will feature the latest emojis that accurately reflect users’ identities. Google has also added new emoji skin tones and gender preferences to the mix. Also Read - Assam floods: Google starts SOS alert and fundraising to help impacted communities

As far as usage is concerned, this feature is being rolled out to all Google Workspace customers, legacy G Suite Basic and Business customers, and users with personal Google Accounts. Simply said, it will be available to all Google Docs users in the coming 15 days. Furthermore, the company said that the emoji reactions feature on Google Docs will be enabled by default and that users will not be able to turn it off. Also admins will have no control over the roll out of this feature. Also Read - Google to use only first 15MB of webpage for Search rankings

So, here is a step-by-step guide as to how you can share emoji reactions in Google Docs.

Here’s how to use emoji reactions in Google

Step 1: On your PC, open a Google Docs page.

Step 2: Select the text you want to react to.

Step 3: On the right margin, click Add emoji reaction. Alternatively you can go to Insert and select Emoji reaction.

Step 4: Now choose the emoji you want to add. You can also enter search terms for an emoji.

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  • Published Date: April 7, 2022 10:52 AM IST
  • Updated Date: April 7, 2022 1:23 PM IST



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