Apple iOS 6.0
- Vendor: Apple
- Version: iOS 6.0
- Release Date: Sept. 19, 2012
- Emojis: 846
iOS 6.0 was the first release of Apple's emoji font that displayed Unicode 6.0 emojis on the iOS emoji keyboard. Many characters previously thought to be new in iOS 6.0 were available in iOS 5.1, but not shown on the emoji keyboard.
A number of changes were made to emoji images in this release including the gavel being changed to display a hammer and the orange book being fixed to display as orange instead of purple.
Emojis in this release are compatible with Macs running OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
About Apple Emojis
Emojis displayed on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV are part of the Apple Color Emoji font. iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS all display the same emojis. Some Apple devices support Animoji and Memoji. Two Private Use Area characters are not cross-platform compatible but do work on Apple devices:
New 2018 Emojis
New emojis are available on iPhone and iPad as part of iOS 12.1 which was released October 30, 2018. See what's new.