WhatsApp rolls out their animated stickers for Android and iOS devices. Animated sticker packs can be seen with the regular sticker packs in the in-app Sticker Store. A play button is placed next to these animated sticker packs, making them different from the others. On the Android and iOS WhatsApp app, the animated sticker packs have Rico’s Sweet Life, Playful Piyomaru, Bright Days, Moody Foodies, and Chummy Chum Chums. These animated stickers are also rolled out for Whatsapp Web.
On Twitter, WhatsApp announced about there new animated stickers. For new sticker packs to appear on your WhatsApp, you need to update to the latest version that is on Android WhatsApp v2.20194.16 and iOS WhatsApp v2.20.70. After updating, go to any chat and navigate to the Stickers section and clicking on the emoji icon at the bottom of the chat.
Adding animated stickers to your WhatsApp chat??
- Open any chat, click at the bottom emoji icon.
- Now, Go to Stickers option which can be found at the bottom of the screen, and choose the ‘+’ icon on the right of the stickers section.
- Opening the Stickers Store in WhatsApp which has a list of several sticker packs from which you can choose the ones you want.
- Newsticker packs have been added to the ‘All Stickers’ list which comes with a play button next to them.
- Download the sticker pack you want, and preview the stickers by tapping on them.
- After you finalize, you can choose ‘Download’ option at the bottom of the screen.
- The downloaded sticker pack is now added in the Stickers section and can be used in your desired chat on WhatsApp.
Any Animated stickers can be played just once not in a loop. To play the animation, users need to scroll up and down to play it again. By default, the animated sticker only plays once and stops. These new stickers can only be seen on the desktop when downloaded on mobile as well. As of now, no option is there to access the sticker store on WhatsApp for the Desktop app. WhatsApp does not support any third-party stickers downloaded from Google Play Store.