The presence of emoticons in the messages helps users to express their feelings in more lively manner and the receipient by looking at emoticons can understand the mood and feelings of the sender.By deafult iPhone and iPad running iOS6 or iOS7 do not have emoticons enabled. To enable emoticons in the key board it has to be enabled from Settings. Follow the below steps to enable emoticons and smiley faces in iPhone and iPad running iOS6 and iOS7.
1. Goto Settings and Click General
2. Select Keyboard
3. Select Keyboards
4. Select Add New Keyboard
5. Select Emoji from the list
6. Now goto messages panel and if you notice the keyboard next to spacebar a globe will be present and on presseing that globe you can get the emoticons which can be inserted into messages.
If you have enabled emoticons in your iPhone or iPad under comments section let us know how useful are the emoticons while messaging.