:shrug: is an iMessage app and keyboard extension designed to help you type the world's best emoticon with a single tap.

Install the iMessage app to :shrug: while texting.

Install the keyboard to use :shrug: in any app. To install, go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard...

3D Touch the :shrug: home screen icon to invoke a Copy shortcut (iOS 9+, iPhone 6S or greater).

Or, if you insist, :shrug: also works as a standalone app that will copy the most perfect series of ASCII characters into your pasteboard.

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What’s New

Version 1.3

New iMessage app for iOS 10 brings you a brand new way to :shrug:

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

DisappontedMajorIsDisappointed ,

The Only App I've Bothered to Review

Yes. Instead of having to google "shrug emoji," I now just use like a normal emoji from my keyboard. Bless you. Bless you. Thank you so much. And I'll pop in an obligatory ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ because I freaking can now!

Jasonm654 ,


Has significant improved by ability to converse, as well as my overall quality of life. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Red4man ,


Why can't more people make useful apps like this? This is simple, works well, it's thoughtful and solves a minor problem. It's the perfect app.


Mike Keller
940 KB

Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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