How to Use Emoji in File And Folder Names on Windows 10

How to Use Emoji in File And Folder Names on Windows 10

Everyone loves Emoji, right? Because an emoji is a visual representation of an emotion, object or symbol. Emoji are an evolution of the text-based, picture-like emoticons that users created and included in e-mails and text messages. They allow us to augment otherwise flat online messages by adding a dimension to our online speech that we may not be able to express with just text. Example, Emoji can are in modern communication apps such as your smartphone’s text messaging or social networking apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. If you’re really the emoji fan , you can use emoji to name files and folders on Windows 10. Yes, Adding emojis to your folders or file names is quite easy to do.

Use Emoji in File And Folder Names on Windows 10

Select the file or folder you wish to rename.

Press F2. Windows allows you to change the file or folder name.

How to Use Emoji in File And Folder Names on Windows 10

While renaming, press the Win + period (.) keys to open the Emoji Panel.

Select the desired emojis from the panel, and Windows inserts them into the file name. Insert the emojis you want to add and hit X to close the emoji panel to finish up the renaming.

Notes:

1- If you have a specific emoji you want to use without having to scroll through the emoji panel, you can type in the emoji you want. While renaming, start typing the name for the emoji. So if you want to use the “cat” emoji, you would start typing without quotes “cat”. Windows displays any corresponding emojis from which you could then select. Press Enter or click an emoji to insert it. You can use a combination of numbers, letters, and emoji for the name.

How to Use Emoji in File And Folder Names on Windows 10

2- If you do run into a problem, you can always open File Explorer and rename the affected files and folders to remove the emoji characters.

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