Configure emoticon translations

You can configure whether emoticons like :) or :( will be automatically translated into emoji equivalents like smile or slight_frown by Zulip.

Configure emoticon translations

  1. Click on the gear () icon in the upper right corner of the web or desktop app.

  2. Select Personal settings.

  3. On the left, click Preferences.

  4. Under Emoji, toggle Convert emoticons before sending.

List of emoticon translations

Emoticon Emoji
:) smile
(: smile
:( frown
<3 heart
:| neutral
:/ confused
;) wink
:D grinning
:o open_mouth
:O open_mouth
:p stuck_out_tongue
:P stuck_out_tongue