How to Emojify Your Conversation on Mac with Rocket

How about emojifying your Mac using a pretty elegant tool called Rocket? I bet, you will love every bit of it.

Today, it’s hard to think of a fun-loving conversation without emojis. To me, they are the heart of messaging. What hundreds of words put together can’t reveal, a funny emoji can express every color of emotions with ease; can’t it?

Though there is an excellent universal emoji keyboard on Mac (command+control+ space), I want a more accomplished package that can work effortlessly.

How to Emojify Your Conversation Mac with Rocket

Just a couple of days ago I stumbled upon a cool accessibility tool for Mac called Rocket. What I like most about it is the ability to emojify your Mac smartly.

Once enabled, it provides emoji recommendations in any text field. Hence, adding my favorite emoji to any text while communicating with my friends is a pretty easy task. What about giving it a try right now?


#1. Currently, it isn’t working with macOS Sierra.
#2. It requires OS X 10.11 or later.

How to Emojify Your Conversation on Mac with Rocket

Step #1. First off, you have to download and install Rocket (free) on your Mac. Since the tool is not in the Mac App Store, you will have to download it directly from the developer, Matthew Palmer’s website.

Step #2. After you have successfully downloaded and installed it on your device, you have to let it access Accessibility settings. Therefore, you need to open System Preferences.

Click on System Preferences in Mac OS X El Capitan

Step #3. Click on Security & Privacy.

Click on Security & Privacy in Mac System Preferences

Step #4. Click on the Privacy tab → Now, you have to choose Accessibility from the list.

Click on Privacy Accessibility in Mac System Preferences

Step #5. Now, you will have to click on the lock at the lower left corner of the window to make changes and then enter your Mac’s passwords → Next, click on Unlock.

Enter System Password on Mac

Step #6. Scroll down and then check the box next to Rocket.

Click on Rocket in Mac System Preferences

Step #7. Click on the lock again at the lower left corner of the window to prevent any more changes. Finally, close the window.

Get the Best Use of Custom GIFs and Images

If you want exciting GIFs, memes, and humor images, you will need to upgrade for $3.99. If you are willing to bring more fun into the play, it’s worth having them in your kitty. (Make sure you have downloaded the latest version of Rocket on your device.)

Step #1. First up, click on the Rocket icon in the Menu bar.

Click on Rocket Icon on Mac

Step #2. Now, choose Preferences from the drop-down menu.

Click on Preferences in Rocket on Mac

Step #3. Up Next, you have to click on the Custom GIFs & images tab → Click on Upgrade. Now, go ahead with instructions to purchase, download, and install the additional items.

Upgrade Rocket Emoji on Mac

How to Get Emoji Recommendations in Text Field on Mac

Ready to get emoji recommendations to give your emotions perfect color?

Step #1. Starting off, you need to type a colon by hitting shift.

Step #2. Next, type a word which you wish to emojify. As for instance, love, happy, kiss, etc.

Use Emoji on Mac with Rocket

Step #3. Now, hit the Return key or Tab key. The emoji will appear in the text field you are typing in. The best thing about it is that it seamlessly works with all applications on your Mac.

That’s it!

Don’t stop just here! Express your feelings as vividly as you like. And, do let us know about how it works in the comments below, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus. Also, download our app.