I had a similar problem with Office 365's Word 2016 that was solved in this thread here
but the solution didn't work in my Outlook 2016.
I've now managed to get the standard Wingdings font Emoji's working in Outlook AutoCorrect as per the sample pic below;
but when I try to get (or add) other Emoji symbols like the ones in the picture below
into AutoCorrect, I still have the frustrating problem of getting a square
instead of the Symbol I've selected when I try to insert the Emoji into an email message body.
It all appears to be correct in the AutoCorrect
box as shown below
but what I actually get when I type ;)
in the email body is this:
The exact same thing happens even if I try to Insert the Symbol into the email body from the Symbol box above.
Now, adding to the mystery is that ALL
of those Symbols work perfectly well in Microsoft Word 2016 (downloaded and installed from my Microsoft Office 365 Subscription
) as has been proven by the Solved question I posted in the URL LINK
that I also pointed to at the start of this question.
The only Symbols my Outlook seems to want to accept are from the Wingdings
Font collection. Given that Outlook uses word for writing its emails anyway, that makes no sense to me whatsoever ?!
Things that have been tried to fix this problem include the following:
- 1. Doing a Quick Repair of Office 365.
- 2. Doing an Online Repair of Office 365
- 3. Uninstalling Office 365 completely and then Reinstalling it