Q: How do I delete emojis?
A: Go to the mine section in the main menu. From here, click on the desired Emoji that you want to delete. Then, in the top right corner there will be a circle with a line through it. This is the delete option. Once clicked, it will ask you if you were sure you wanted to delete. Click yes and continue on pixelating!
Q: How do I add Emoji's to my keyboard?
A: There are multiple ways you can do this. The first way would be to create your own Emoji's through the drawing or photo area. Secondly, you can favorite your friends Emoji's and the Emoji's that you search in the browse area. This will add those Emoji's to your favorite area, which looks like a little star icon.
Q: How do I choose my avatar?
A: In the "mine" Area of the "browsing" tab, select the image that you want to be your avatar. then on the right side in the middle of the screen, you will see text that reads "use as an avatar". Click on this, and it will do the rest!
If you like an image that a friend made and you want to make that your avatar, the process is a little different at the moment. First, you have to go to your friends image that you want to be your avatar. Second, you have to click edit. Once in the editing area, you will click save in the top right corner of the screen. From here you will repeat the process mentioned above. We are going to be fixing this soon so there will be no need for this second process later!
Q: I find one of the Emoji's I'm seeing inappropriate. What should I do?
A: Due to the nature of the user driven community, we try not to censor any images that are allowed to be seen by those 13 and older. WIth the current system, you have the ability to flag Emoji's as inappropriate. The more flags on an Emoji, the more it will have the chance of being deleted automatically. This does not mean we have no power in deletion of Emoji's. We will exercise our right to ban accounts that create consistent trouble.
Q: How do I add or find friends of mine that are using PixelChat?
A: Direct yourself to the friends area in the main menu. From there, press the + in the top right corner of the screen. Here you will be given three options.
The first will be to look at all your Facebook friends and invite them to the App. In this section you will also see your friends who signed in to PixeChat with their Facebook accounts.
The second would be to use your Twitter account. This area mimics the Facebook area and its functions.
Third is to use your contacts from your phone. Here you can invite friends that you share phone numbers with. In this area you are also able to search individuals by user name or full name.
Q: How do I put my Emoji's on top of my photos?
A: Go to a message of the person that you want to send your photo to. From here, you will see a little pixel button that looks like a landscape with a hill. Click on it. From here it will ask you if you want to take a photo or use one from your photo library. After choosing a photo, feel free to stamp away! After sending the message, you can save the photo to your camera roll by holding your finger down on the photo in the message. This will bring up an option to save the photo.
Q: How can I select the proper colors I want?
A: When creating an Emoji, hold your finger down on the color that you would like to pick. From here will bring up to bubbles. One with the color that you have your finger on and one with the magic erase option. While still holding your finger down slide it over to the color you want to choose and this will pick the color you wanted
You can also pick colors in the top right corner of the screen in the create section of pixel chat. Here you will see three sliders, the erase option, A grayscale button and the recent colors.
Q: How can I access the keyboard app to send custom emojis through texts?
A: After you install PixelChat, you'll need to add it before you can use it. To do that, go to settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards > Add a New Keyboard. Once you've done that tap on PixelChatKeyboard--PixelChat to give it full access.