Google has rolled out a new update for its Chrome Browser. Along with Andriod and Windows 10 Devices, Google has Introduced a new Emoji Panel to its latest update for its Chrome Browser. The latest update pushes the app to Chrome version 68 and brings new Emoji Panel with plenty of new changes and improvements such as labeling non-HTTPS websites as “not secure.” two anti-malvertising features and more. This post we discuss about New Emoji panel, How to enable and use new Emoji panel on chrome browser.
Chrome’s Emoji panel works just like Windows 10 Emoji panel. The emoji panel is currently an experimental feature and is expected to available publicly soon. but you can enable it from Chrome flags to give it a try. Here how
Download chrome version 68
First of all make sure you have installed chrome version 68.
Or you can check and install latest chrome updates form “chrome://settings/help”
Also, you can download the latest chrome version 68 from the official site.
Enable Emoji panel on Google Chrome
When you ready with chrome version 68, follow steps below to enable and use New emoji panel.
- Type “chrome://flags/#enable-emoji-context-menu” in the address bar
- Now click on the drop-down menu and select “Enable”
- Once you do that, Google will give you a pop-up to relaunch Chrome so the Emoji panel can be enabled.
You will see below, the usual warning The changes will be applied the next restart of Google Chrome, with the button Relaunch Now on the right. Click on Relaunch Now and you’re done (the open tabs will be saved and correctly restored upon reboot).
How to use the Chrome Emoji Panel
Once relaunched, Chrome will have an “Emoji” option in the context menu. To access it, right click on the screen and you will see the option to the top of the context menu.
You can then start typing to get the emoji you want to add.
It seems it’s the same emoji panel that’s included in Windows 10, and Chrome is just using it. For Windows 10, you can use Windows + period (.) keyboard shortcut to get emojis.
Also on windows 10 Redstone 5 and 19H1 preview Microsoft has introduced 157 new emojis that come in Unicode 11 format. This includes superheroes, redheads, a softball, a pirate flag and a llama all made the cut. You can access them using the Emoji Panel (WIN+.) or the touch keyboard.
Along with this feature with the latest update, Chrome began adding the label “Not secure” in the URL bar for some HTTP websites. You can read the entire changelog of Chrome 68 from this blog post. Also this month, the Chrome team fixed 42 security issues The security-related bugs fixed in Chrome 68 are detailed in a separate blog post, here.