Unable to send Emoticons
This article addresses issues where you may be unable to send emoticons in Yahoo! Messenger. When this happens, the emoticon displays normally in the text area where you type messages. After sending the message, the emoticon does not display in the IM window.
We're actively investigating this issue and working on providing a resolution as quickly as possible. To help us address these issues, please contact our Customer Care team by clicking Contact Yahoo! on this page.
For the quickest resolution, include the following details:
- Submit your Yahoo! Messenger log files.
- Attach a screenshot to the contact form.
- If you are using a third party emoticon plug-in, please include the name of the plug-in(s) used. Some examples are Helo, SweetIM, Bandoo, and Imenent.
Please refer back to this page for future updates and potential workarounds.