How to Enable the Bitmoji Keyboard on an iPhone

Last updated: January 9, 2017

We have previously written about enabling the emoji keyboard on your iPhone, but this article is about enabling a slightly different one for the Bitmoji app. This keyboard is part of the Bitmoji app, and allows you to easily send Bitmojis through text messages. The installation and Bitmoji-creation process will ask you to enable the keyboard and give the Bitmoji keyboard full access, but it is possible to skip it.

Our tutorial below will show you how to find the Bitmoji keyboard and enable it if you decide later that you would like to use it.


How to Add the Bitmoji Keyboard in iOS 9 and Give the Bitmoji Keyboard Full Access

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 6, in iOS 9.3. This article assumes that you have already installed the Bitmoji app. If not, then you can follow the steps in this article to install an app on your device. Note that you will need to replace the instances of “Sling TV” in that article with “Bitmoji”.


Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

open settings



Step 2: Scroll down and tap the General option.

open general



Step 3: Scroll down and tap the Keyboards option.

open keyboard menu



Step 4: Tap the Keyboards button at the top of the screen.

tap keyboards button



Step 5: Tap the Add New Keyboard button.

add new keyboard



Step 6: Tap the Bitmoji option.

select bitmoji keyboard



Step 7: Tap the Bitmoji option again.

tap bitmoji from list of installed keyboards



Step 8: Tap the Allow Full Access button, then tap the Allow button again to confirm.

allow full access for bitmoji keyboard



Now that you have given the Bitmoji keyboard full access, you will be able to insert Bitmoji directly into a text message from the Bitmoji keyboard.


Summary – How to give the Bitmoji keyboard full access

  1. Open the Settings menu.
  2. Select the General option.
  3. Tap the Keyboard option.
  4. Touch the Keyboards button.
  5. Tap Add New Keyboard.
  6. Select Bitmoji.
  7. Tap the Bitmoji option in the list of installed keyboards.
  8. Touch the button to the right of Allow Full Access.
  9. Select Allow.

If you decide later that you no longer wish to use the Bitmoji keyboard, then you can read this article to learn how to delete the keyboard. The app itself can be deleted by tapping and holding on the Bitmoji app icon, then tapping the x button. newsletter
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