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. iPhone X models also support interactive Animoji and Memoji features.
The following two Private Use Area characters are not cross-platform compatible but do work on Apple devices:
iOS 12.1 Beta
New emojis approved in 2018 as part of Emoji 11.0 are available in iOS 12.1 beta. These emoji updates are expected to be released to the public in Oct-Nov 2018. More about this update.
The most recent public emoji update from Apple came as part of iOS 11.3 in March 2018. This is displayed below.