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Emoji(Pictographs)

Sending Pictographs

Select from 468 Pictographs on iPhone. Use E mail (i) to send Pictographs to mobile e-mail addresses or Gmail accounts. Use SMS to send Pictographs to other SoftBank handsets.

  • Use iTunes 8 or later to update iPhone 3G with iPhone Software Update version 2.2 or later to use Pictographs.
  • After installing Software Update, activate Pictograph entry as follows:
    Settings → General → Keyboard → International Keyboards → Japanese → Emoji On
  • Due to differences in handsets and pictograph libraries, iPhone Pictographs may not appear properly on other pictograph-compatible handsets.
  • If Pictographs do not appear properly, please see iPhone: Troubleshooting Emoji issues on Apple Website for assistance.

Pictograph Service

Pictograph Service
  Sending Receiving
Compatible Carriers SoftBank
Disney Mobile on SoftBank
NTT docomo
au
emobile
WILLCOM
Yahoo! Mail
Gmail
VERTU Club
Compatible Mail E mail (i), SMS
Message Limit 468 pictographs
  • iPhone Software Update version 2.2 or later is required to use Pictographs.
  • Pictographs sent from iPhone are automatically converted by recipient handsets for optimal display.
  • Pictographs may not appear properly due to incompatibilities with recipient handsets.