WhatsApp has Officially rollout Animated Stickers on iOS, Android, and Desktop. Although we have witness a look alike feature on the mod WhatsApp via in our WhatsApp group, however, it is being made official for every user.
This animated sticker has been available on the instant messaging competitor via telegram for long now. However, the Facebook-owned messaging platform is finally rolling out support for animated stickers for users on all the platforms.
The Animated stickers on WhatsApp was first spotted in Beta v126.96.36.199, and was removed in the next version v188.8.131.52. Availability of the WhatsApp Animated Stickers in all platforms was announced on the companies official Twitter handle.
How to Add Animated stickers on your WhatsApp
Open your desirable WhatsApp chat, click on the emoji icon in the bottom bar.
Select the Stickers option placed on the end of the screen, and click on the ‘+‘ icon on the right of the stickers section.
It will open the built in Stickers Store inside WhatsApp that lists several sticker packs to choose from.
You will notice the above mentioned new sticker packs have been added to the ‘All Stickers’ list and these come with a play button right next to them, differentiating them from the regular one.
Click on the sticker pack you want to download, and preview the stickers by tapping on them.
You can now click on the ‘Download’ option at the bottom of the screen to get the sticker stored in your phone. You can use them in your random chats just like the present stickers.