How do I turn off emoticons?

Want to see :) instead of ?

Desktop Apps Mac, Windows, and Linux

  1. Click the chevron on the bottom left next to where it says "Available"
  2. Choose "Settings"
  3. Uncheck "Replace text emoticons with images"
  4. Click OK to save your settings (For Windows / Linux)

Alternatively for Mac you can use the menu:

  1. In the menu choose HipChat > Preferences
  2. Uncheck "Replace text emoticons with images"


Web app

Currently you can't turn off emoticons in the web app.

iPhone/iPad/Android app

Currently you can't turn off emoticons in the iPhone, iPad, or Android apps.

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