How to add emojis on your photos before posting to social media on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

iPhone mockups showing emojis over faces of two people in a group photo

If you're looking to add a touch of creativity or privacy to your photos, emojis can be an excellent tool to achieve your desired effect. Whether you want to add some cute emojis, hide your face, or conceal sensitive parts of an image, you can easily do so with just a few simple steps.

This tutorial will show you how to add emojis to your photos in the Photos app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, as well as popular social media apps like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, and WhatsApp.

How to use emojis as your iPhone Lock Screen wallpaper in iOS 16

Use emoji as iPhone Lock Screen wallpaper

iOS 16 has revamped the iPhone Lock Screen and added several new features, like tiny widgets, different clock fonts, saving multiple Lock Screens and effortlessly switching between them, and more.

Another cute little addition is using emojis as your Lock Screen and Home Screen wallpaper. So, if there is a specific emoji or set of emojis you love, you can easily make a wallpaper out of those with various colors and patterns.