Express yourself with emoticons

Emoticons are graphic images that you can use to express emotions within an instant message conversation.

Do any of the following:

Add an emoticon to a message

  1. In the conversation window, click Select an emoticon button .

  2. Click the emoticon that you want to use, and then press ENTER.


    • To turn off emoticons, on the Communicator menu, click Preferences, and then click Appearance. Under Message Font Style, clear the check boxes for the emoticons that you don't want.

    • Depending on a contact's messaging application and messaging service, custom emoticons and some standard emoticons might not be visible to that contact.

See also

Keyboard shortcuts for emoticons

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