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How to Enable or Disable Emoji Panel in Windows 10

How to Enable or Disable Emoji Panel in Windows 10: With Windows Fall Creators Update v1709, Windows 10 has introduced a new feature called Emoji Panel or Picker which lets you easily add emojis into text messages or any other Microsoft application such as Word, Outlook etc. To easily access the Emoji Panel simply press “Windows Key + Dot (.)” or “Windows Key + semicolon(;)” and afterward you can choose any of the following emojis:

How to Enable or Disable Emoji Panel in Windows 10

Make sure to  create a restore point  just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Disable Emoji Panel in Windows 10

1.Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor.

2.Navigate to the following registry key:

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Input\Settings\proc_1

3.Now you need to find EnableExpressiveInputShellHotkey DWORD which would be located under a subkey under proc_1.

Note: The location of the EnableExpressiveInputShellHotkey DWORD can be different based on the locale or region of your PC.

4.To easily search the above DWORD simply press Ctrl + F to open Find dialog box then type “EnableExpressiveInputShellHotkey” and hit Enter.

5.For the US region, the EnableExpressiveInputShellHotkey DWORD should be present in the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Input\Settings\proc_1\loc_0409\im_1

6.Once you have the correct location of the EnableExpressiveInputShellHotkey DWORD then simply double-click on it.

7.Now change it’s value to 0 in value data field in order to disable Emoji Panel in Windows 10 and click OK.

8.After the reboot, if you press Windows Key + dot(.) the Emoji Panel won’t appear anymore.

Method 2: Enable Emoji Panel in Windows 10

1.Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor.

2.Navigate to the following registry key:

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Input\Settings\proc_1

3.Again navigate to the EnableExpressiveInputShellHotkey DWORD or find it using the Find dialog box.

4.Double-click on it to change it’s value to 1 in order to enable Emoji Panel in Windows 10 and click OK.

5.Restart your PC to save changes.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Enable or Disable Emoji Panel in Windows 10 but if you still have any questions regarding this post then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.