This tutorial covers how to automatically turn text to emoji on WhatsApp. That simply means you can convert text emoticons into emojis while typing on a WhatsApp conversation. Normally, it is not possible to do, but you can do this on WhatsApp Web with the help of a free Chrome extension called “Smiley Caret“. Whenever you type some text emoticon and press space, it will automatically convert that text into emoji. This will gonna save your time as well as you can write message in a flow and send it to your WhatsApp contact in that conversation.
WhatsApp Web, Android, and iOS already have an emoji panel with a lot of interesting emojis. However, the thing is you need to leave the keyboard, access emoji panel to select the emoji, then use the keyboard to type the text, and send the message with emoji to another person. This extension helps you skip that hassle while using WhatsApp Web. You can enter text, add text emoticon, and it will turn the emoticon to emoji so that you can type in a flow, and send the message.
As you can see in the above recording, the text emoticon was automatically changed to a emoji while using WhatsApp Web app.
This extension can turn 30 emoticons to emoji and all the main emojis are covered. You can use heart, sad, angry, grinning face, laugh, crying, and other emojis. This extension also works on other services like Gmail, Twitter, etc., but this article is focused on WhatsApp Web only.
How to Automatically Turn Text to Emoji on WhatsApp?
Install this Chrome extension using the link given at the end of this tutorial. After installation, you will notice the icon of this extension is added in the top right corner of the browser. That icon is used to activate and deactivate the extension.
By default, the extension is activated automatically. So, you don’t have to do anything.
Now open WhatsApp Web, scan the QR code to access your WhatsApp account. Now go to a chat and start typing. When you will add some text emoticon and press space, you will notice that it has automatically turned that emoticon into an emoji.
That’s it! In this way, you can continue using this extension or deactivate when you don’t want to use it.
You may also check this article to create your custom emojis.
Smiley Caret is a simple but meaningful extension that makes it easy and possible to automatically turn text to emoji on WhatsApp. You just need to install the extension and forget it. It will automatically take care of it and turn text emoticon into emoji on WhatsApp Web.