How to Customize and Put an Emoji in Your iPhone’s Status Bar

Ali Salman
How to Customize and Put Emoji on iPhone Status Bar

iOS 15 was debuted alongside the launch of the new iPhone 13 series with a boatload of new forward-facing additions. A lot of nifty features were added and extensions for existing features. The new Focus mode is designed to keep you focused on a single task without any distractions. It also gives you a wide range of customized options like emoji in the status bar of your iPhone. If you are unfamiliar, this is how to put an emoji in the status bar of your iPhone.

Customize and Put an Emoji in Your iPhone's Status Bar to Give Your Device Some Character

While the entire process is a little lengthy, it is fairly easy since you get a hold of it. Moreover, you can choose from a list of 25 emojis or icons which includes a smiley face, a paw print, a flame, and much more. Take note that you must be running iOS 15 on your iPhone to go through with the tutorial. Check out how to customize and put an emoji in the status bar of your iPhone.

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1. The first thing that you have to do is launch the Settings app.

2. Scroll down and tap on Focus.

How to Customize and Put Emoji on iPhone Status Bar

3. Tap on the "+" button situated on the top right corner of the screen.

How to Customize and Put Emoji on iPhone Status Bar

4. Tap on Custom and give your Focus a name.

How to Customize and Put Emoji on iPhone Status Bar

5. Select the Emoji or Icon that you want to use, and then tap on Next.

How to Customize and Put Emoji on iPhone Status Bar

6. Now, choose who can send you notifications and then tap on Allow. You have the option to choose your entire contact list.

7. Now, choose the apps from which you want to receive notifications, and then tap on Allow.

8. Tap Done.

9. Lastly, simply toggle the Focus mode switch.

How to Customize and Put Emoji on iPhone Status Bar

This is all that you have to do to customize and put an emoji or an icon on the status bar of your iPhone. When you go back to the Home screen, simply swipe to bring the Control Center and then activate the Focus mode with the name that you saved in Step 4. Upon tapping, you will see the emoji or the icon of your choice appear in the status bar of your iPhone.

How to Customize and Put Emoji on iPhone Status Bar

The process is fairly simple and you have a wide range of emojis and icons to choose from. Take note that if an app or a service is using your location, the emoji will temporarily disappear. However, there is nothing to be worried about as it will appear again. All in all, this is a nifty trick that you can show your friends. Moreover, it does look great as well, giving your status bar some character.

You can also check out more tutorials here.

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