Samsung and Uber are bringing emojis to life

Feb 18, 2016

Donut, Gift Box, Love Heart Eyes are brought to life with Samsung smartphones using the Uber app

Sydney, Australia – 18 February 2016 – From 11am today, in a new campaign titled Galaxy Emojis Alive(#GalaxyEmojisAlive), Samsung and Uber have teamed up to reward Samsung Galaxy smartphone customers with the chance to order a real life version of their favourite emojis via the Uber app!

Imagine a world where you can order a box of chocolate donuts with rainbow sprinkles to be delivered right when you get that sugar craving. Where an emoji wants to make a different name for itself so arrives in the form of a tasty treat by legendary Australian patissier and chef, Adriano Zumbo. Where you can order yourself an emoji styled gift box containing a surprise gadget from Samsung – because you know you deserve it**.


  1. On Thursday 18th February, open your Uber app between 11am – 4pm

  2. Slide across to the Emoji Alive view, set your location and request your emoji

  3. If available, your request will be accepted and your emoji will be on its way!

  4. Demand is likely to be sky-high, so if your request isn’t successful keep trying, Galaxy Emojis Alive runs until 4pm



#Galaxyemojisalive will be available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth on Thursday 18 February, using the Uber app exclusively for Samsung smartphones users*.

Users can participate by accessing the Uber app on their Samsung smartphone. The Uber app is available from the Google Play store at the following link:*.

Phones at the ready, Australia – emojis just got real!

For more information visit the Samsung Australia Facebook page.

*Compatible Samsung smartphone, Uber app and internet connection required. Data charges may apply.

** Gift supplies are limited


When: Thursday 18 February 2016. 11am – 4pm (local time for each city)

Where: Across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth CBDs

Who: Samsung smartphone users with the Uber application

Hashtag: #GalaxyEmojisAlive