The 10 best new emojis added to iOS 10.2

13 December 2016

Apple is rolling out iOS 10.2 to iPhone and iPad users as of today, and while there's stability improvements and bug fixes, over 100 new emojis are the real selling point.

To upgrade to iOS 10.2, open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, select General, and then choose Software Update. The upgrade to iOS 10.2 is about 350MB, so it's best to download it when you're connected to Wi-Fi.

iOS 10.2 is compatible with the following iPhones: iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus.

iOS 10.2 is compatible with the following iPads: iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, iPad (4th generation), iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (9.7-inch) and iPad Pro (12.9-inch).

While you're waiting for iOS 10.2 to download, check out our favourite new emojis.


Sharks: the one thing The Daily Telegraph hates more than dole bludgers.

Champagne Glasses

A versatile emoji; is it Dom Perignon in those glasses, or is it Fruity Lexia?


A perfect complement to for when you're arguing on the internet.


Rest in peace, sweet prince.


The avocado emoji may have not been here in time for smashedavogate, but better late than never. Perfect for when you're tweeting about housing affordability.


Bacon us happy.

Greco Roman Wrestling

Need to challenge someone to a duel using just an emoji? Greco roman wrestling has you covered. Warning: your millage may vary.

Drool Face


Bald-faced Eagle

The spirit of freedom lives on in this emoji.

Creepy Pinocchio Face

For when your friends say they've already got plans tonight, but you know they're just watching Netflix


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