Emoji icons disappeared for a while with the release of iOS 4. But they’re back! This simple trick, compliments of Simon, will show you how to enable Emoji icons on your iPhone iOS 4.

Emoji Icons on iPhone iOS 4

Step 1: Download this free app from the App Store.

Step 2: Launch the app and tap “ok, let’s do this”.

Step 3: Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > International Keyboard > Add New Keyboard > Emoji.

Step 4: Reboot your iPhone.

You can now get emoji icons on your iPhone. To bring up the emoji keyboard, launch your Notes.app and tap the little “globe” icon next to the space key.

If you send an email containing emoji icons, the person you send the email to must have emoji enabled too. For some reason, I wasn’t able to use emoji icons in the Email.app. It worked great for notes though.

How is it working for you?