How to Make AOL Smileys

by Chad Buleen

Although many people use standard smiley faces to convey emotion in text, email or online chat messages, AOL offers a collection of unique smiley faces for use with AOL mail or the AIM instant messenger program. On sending a message with the AOL smiley codes, the content appears as a yellow, circular smiley face graphic.

1

Open your AOL email program or AIM instant messenger program.

2

Click inside the message window.

3

Type "Ctrl" and "1" to enter:

:-)

4

Type "Ctrl" and "2" to enter:

:-(

5

Type "Ctrl" and "3" to enter:

;-)

6

Type "Ctrl" and "4" to enter:

:-P

7

Type "Ctrl" and "5" to enter:

=-O

8

Type "Ctrl" and "7" to enter:

>:O

9

Type "Ctrl" and "8" to enter:

8-)

10

Click "Send" to send the smiley.

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