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WhatsApp has started rolling out animated stickers for its Android and iOS users. You’ll see these new animated stickers on the in-app stickers store along with the regular sticker packs. With this animated sticker pack, you will see a play button, which makes them different from Reluger stickers. Let us know that new animated stickers have been introduced for WhatsApp on the iOS platform with Android, among them Rico’s Sweet Life, Playful Piyomaru, Bright Days, Moody Foodies, and Chummy Chum Chums etc. Along with the mobile app, these animated stickers have also been released for desktop WhatsApp.

Instant messaging app WhatsApp Twitter Informed about the rollout of animated stickers through If you also want to see or use these new animated stickers, then definitely make sure that your WhatsApp is running on the latest version. This feature will work on WhatsApp version v2.20194.16 of Android and WhatsApp version v2.20.70 of iOS. If your WhatsApp is not updated, then update it immediately. After the update process is complete, whenever you open WhatsApp, you will see the option of ‘Stickers’ in the emoji icon at the bottom of the chat.

Follow these steps to add animated stickers in WhatsApp chat-

1. Open the chat window of the person you want to send animated stickers to.

2. Click on the emoji icon at the bottom of the chat section, where you have to select the sticker option. At the very end of the sticker section you will see a ‘+’ icon, tap on it.

3. After this the built-in sticker store will open, in which sticker packs of WhatsApp are listed.

4. You will now notice that the above new sticker pack has been added to the ‘All Stickers’ list, which come with a play button. These are a little different from the regular stickers.

5. Now click on the pack you want to download and view.

6. After previewing the stickers, now click on the ‘Download’ option to download the stickers.

7. The downloaded stickers will then be added to your stickers section, which you can use in your chats.

These stickers will only play once in a chat, so if you want to play animated stickers again, you’ll need to scroll up and down the chat. By default animated stickers only play once and then stop. Once the stickers are downloaded in the mobile app, they are visible in its desktop version as well. Let us tell you, there is no option to download stickers in WhatsApp desktop. Apart from this, WhatsApp is not currently supporting third-party stickers. We also tried downloading the stickers through other apps but could not.

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