How to Use Hidden Spock Emoji on iPhone

There is a Spock Emoji in iOS 8.3, but it is hidden and not part of the new emojis like the new skin tones and Apple Watch appearing on the iPhone keyboard. You will need to add a shortcut to Spock Emoji if you want to send live long and proper sign.

This new live long and successful emoji only works on iOS 8.3, if you send it to a user on an older device they will see a square or square with the alien on it.

Spock or Mr. Spock is a well-known character in Star Trek, played by Leonard Nimoy and most recently Zachary Quinto. The signature gesture is a Vulcan Salute, often accompanied by the phrase “Longevity and Wealth”.

Add the hidden Spock emoji to your iPhone in iOS 8.3.

You can call it Spock Emoji or Vulcan Greeting emoji, but whatever you call it, you will need to use this iOS 8.3 trick to unlock the hidden Vulcan Greeting emoji because Apple does not include it in the new emoji keyboard.

Here’s what you need to do to make sure you can send Spock Emoji from iPhone or iPad without constantly copying and pasting. There’s already an official Vulcan Greeting emoji, but it didn’t show up properly on iPhone or iPad until the iOS 8.3 update.

How to Use the Spock Emoji Vulcan Greeting

The first thing you need to do is copy the Spock emoji to your iPhone or iPad. Don’t bother looking for the new emoji keyboard as the Vulcan Salute emoji is not displayed. Unlike other gestures that let you change the skin tone, you can’t change the color of the Spock emoji the same way as many new emojis, but iPhone can display multiple colors.

This is how you can create a shortcut to add the Spock emoji or the Vulcan Salute emoji to your iPhone or iPad. After adding this you can start typing the shortcut and the keyboard will show new emojis in suggestions for you.

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Go to iPhone keyboard settings.

Go to iPhone keyboard settings.

Open it on iPhone and then go to .

on this screen and then .

Add the Spock emoji shortcut.

Add the Spock emoji shortcut.

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Save your Spock emoji shortcut so you can use it anytime.

Save your Spock emoji shortcut so you can use it anytime.

That’s all for adding the new Spock emoji to your iPhone. To use the Vulcan Greeting emoji, simply type your shortcut to any text. Note that not everyone can see the new Spock emoji. As long as the person you’re sending is on iOS 8.3, they can see it even if they don’t use this guide.

Check out the rest of the new iOS 8.3 features below to see what else Apple has to offer with the iOS 8.3 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This is available on iPhone 4s and later, iPad 2 and later, and iPod touch.

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