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Windows 10 and 11 contain a large set of emojis. To insert one:

  1. Put your cursor where you want the emoji.

  2. Hold  Outlook Windows icon Windows key + . (period) to open the Windows Emoji picker.

  3. Select a symbol to insert it in your email message.

  4. When you're done, select × to close the emoji picker.

Note: The Windows 10 or 11 emoji picker is only accessible with the Windows 10 or 11 English language pack. 

Use the Windows 10 emoji picker to insert an emoji.

In the Windows emoji picker, you can either scroll through the list, use the category icons at the top or bottom of the emoji picker, or type a keyword to search for the emoji you want. For example, typing the word present filters the available emoji for you. Then simply click the one you want to insert it into your email.

You can insert one or more emojis into your email message.

Other options

  • Type the text code if you know it. For example, for a smiley face, type :-)

  • Select Home > OL Get Add-in icon Get Add-ins. Search for Emoji, choose an add-in, and select Add. Follow any additional instructions to learn how to use it.

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