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Our ultimate guide to the new emoji in iOS 9.1

Our ultimate guide to the new emoji in iOS 9.1
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

There’s a ton of new emoji as part of iOS 9.1, so we took the time to track them all down and put them next to their official names, so you know how to use them.

New face/hand emoji

There’s a number of new face emoji, but all you’ll probably care about is that middle finger.

face/hand iPhone emoji

New nature emoji

All I care about in the new nature emoji section is that lion face — look at that guy!

Nature iPhone emoji

New food emoji

Taco! Burrito! Cheese! Finally, we have been liberated!

Food iPhone emoji

New sport/activity emoji

Sports sports sports sports.

Sport/activity iPhone emoji

New transport emoji

Now you can use the right plane in your tweets about flying somewhere new!

Transport iPhone emoji

New pictograms

The cute little square images got an update, with a bunch of new choices.

iPhone pictograms

Other new emoji

There are a ton of other symbols in iOS 9.1, added from both the latest Unicode update and all the gaps Apple hadn’t quite filled yet.

Other new iPhone emoji

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Phew — that’s a lot of new emoji.

This isn’t quite every emoji, as there are a handful more symbols of random things like “lower left ballpoint pen” so check out the list over at Emojipedia if you’re interested in those too.

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