With the upcoming release of Android 11 this September which will feature a new set of emoji as announced this year as part of Unicode 13.
Now, Gboard have added support for this emojis against the release of Android 11. And now, Google has also added a new shortcut top bar to Gboard with fast-access to your favorite used emojis
As you can see in the gif above, the emoji fast-access bar (that’s what Google is calling it.) appears right above the keyboard with your suggested frequently used emojis.
You can now select between multiple suggested emojis without having to go to the dedicated emoji page.
The emoji fast-access bar appears mostly on social apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, telegram, and Google messages.
It doesn’t appear on regular apps or search Fields. And can also be disabled in Gboard settings under the preference section.