WhatsApp Animated Stickers Rolling Out Now To Android, iOS and Desktop

WhatsApp is the most used instant messaging app in the World right now. However, it’s still lack some late features that are found on competitors like Telegram and also late to introduce the ones it wants to bring. That said, the Facebook-owned messaging platform is finally rolling out support for animated stickers for users on all the platforms.

Animated stickers on WhatsApp was recently spotted in Beta v2.20.194.7, but was soon removed in the next version v2.20.194.9. And now, they are back again for all the users instead of certain users on the beta builds. The company announced the official rollout on Twitter.

The new animated stickers feature on WhatsApp is available on all the platforms including desktop (Windows & macOS). Users need to update the app to v2.20194.16 on Android and v2.20.70 on iOS.

How To Download And Use Animated Stickers In WhatsApp

To use animated stickers in WhatsApp;

  • First, tap on emoji icon to access sticker pane.
  • Then select plus (+) icon to open sticker store.
  • On that screen, animated sticker packs will be denoted by a play icon.
  • Download the desired pack and start using them in your conversations.

whatsapp animated sticker

Since the sticker store is not accessible on desktops, you will need to download the animated sticker pack on your phone to use them on your PC.

With that said, third-party support is yet to arrive according to Gadgets360. Also, they don’t loop like on Telegram or Facebook Messenger. You will need to either scroll up or down to trigger the animation.

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