Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock in "Star Trek: The Original Series" episode 'Amok Time'. Spock shows the Vulcan salute, usually accompanied with the words, "Live long and prosper."
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By Alex Fitzpatrick
April 10, 2015

Apple’s new iPhone update out this week packs a bunch of new emoji — including support for a secret Vulcan salute emoji that you have to add manually.

Here’s how to do it:

First, download and install iOS 8.3.

Next, open this Cult of Mac tweet in your iPhone’s web browser:

Then, select just the Vulcan salute emoji and hit “copy.” Next, go back to your iPhone’s home screen and pop open “Settings.” Navigate to General -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts, then tap the “+” icon. In the “Phrase” field, paste the Vulcan salute you copied from the tweet above. Then type out a shortcut that will generate the emoji in texts and other posts, like “vulcan.”

With that done, every time you type “vulcan” (or your phrase of choice), your iPhone will replace the text with the hidden Vulcan salute emoji. Pretty cool!

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