Apple iOS 8.3
- Vendor: Apple
- Version: iOS 8.3
- Release Date: April 8, 2015
- Emojis: 1364
iOS 8.3 was the first version of iOS to include emoji modifiers and ZWJ sequences for family combinations. This release also added 198 country flags, and updated artwork for many existing emojis.
The iOS 8.3 emoji update was introduced to Macs with OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite.
Learn more about this update.
About Apple Emojis
Apple emojis are displayed on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV as part of the Apple Color Emoji font. iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS all display the same emoji set from Apple.
Apple Watch includes separate support for animated emoji stickers, and iPhone X supports the interactive Animoji feature. The following two Private Use Area characters are not cross-platform compatible but do work on Apple devices:
New emojis approved in 2018 as part of Emoji 11.0 are coming to Apple platforms in late 2018.