Enable emoticon translation

If you use emoticons like :) or :/, you can have them translated into emoji equivalents like smiley or slightly_frowning_face automatically by Zulip.

  1. From your desktop, click on the gear () in the upper right corner.

  2. Select Settings.

  3. On the left, click Display settings.

  4. Select the option labeled Translate emoticons (convert :) to 😃 in messages).

Current emoticon conversions

Emoticon Emoji
:) smiley
(: smiley
:( slightly_frowning_face
<3 heart
:| expressionless
:/ confused