Microsoft Outlook 2010: How to allow emoticons on Windows 7?
Emoticons are a perfect way to express how you are feeling. And for each kind of expression, there are different emoticons that you can use. Whether you are sad, happy, dull, irritated, or confused, emoticons will help you show your feelings through the e-mails.
Can’t wait to start using emoticons? Let us help you. Our below provided solution will prove to be of great help, if you want to allow emoticons in Microsoft Outlook 2010 on your Windows 7-based PC?
So, here’s how you can allow emoticons in Outlook on your computer system:
Step 1: Open Outlook 2010.
Step 2: Click the ‘File’ tab. Click ‘Options.’
Step 3: Select ‘Mail’ tab from the left pane and then click ‘Spelling and AutoCorrect.’
Step 4: Click ‘AutoCorrect Options.’ And then click ‘:)’ (Colon and round bracket closed) from the list. Notice the ‘smiley’ emoticon in the AutoCorrect dictionary.
Step 5: Click ‘OK’ and then again click ‘OK’ twice.
Step 6: Click ‘Home’ tab and then click ‘New E-mail’ on the menu bar.
Step 7: A new blank email opens. Click the ‘Insert’ tab. Select ‘Symbol.’ And then click ‘More Symbols.’
Step 8: The Symbol dialog box appears. Change the ‘Font’ drop-down list to ‘Wingdings.’
Step 9: Locate the smiley face. Click the image and then the ‘Insert’ button. The smiley face emoticon is inserted into the email.
Step 10: Highlight the emoticon and click the ‘AutoCorrect’ button in the Symbol dialog box.
Step 11: Notice that the smile appears in the ‘With’ field. Type ‘:)’ (Colon and round bracket closed) in the ‘Replace’ field.
Step 12: Click ‘Add’ and then ‘OK.’
Step 13: Close the ‘Symbol’ dialog box.
Step 14: Test the emoticon by typing ‘:)’ (Colon and round bracket closed) in the body of the email. Notice that it becomes the ‘smiley’ emoticon.
Video solution for help
Also, for your convenience below we have provided a comprehensive solution video. Â In the video, you can see all the steps to allow emoticons in Outlook on your computer system being performed.