Nowadays, one of the globally most used messaging app is WhatsApp. Moreover, it has become common among users to send GIFs or animated stickers while chatting. So, WhatsApp permits you to create your own stickers within the app without the need of any third-party app. Although, only Web and Desktop users can use this new feature. If you are an Android or an IOS user, you will have to use third-party app to create custom stickers. However, everyone can make GIFs on instant messaging app by using their video inside the app. We have explained in this article how you can create and send GIFs on WhatsApp.
How Can You Send GIFs On WhatsApp
Here are some quick and easy steps on how to send GIFs to your friends on WhatsApp.
Step 1: Open your WhatsApp, choose the person you want to send GIFs and open their chat.
Step 2: Now, click on the ‘emoji’ button and then the ‘GIF’ section, a lot of options will appear on your screen to choose.
Step 3: Moreover, there is a search bar from where you can search any GIF according to your mood.
Besides, there are many third party apps which allows you to download more GIFs for WhatsApp.
How Can You Create Your Own GIFs On WhatsApp And Send Them
The following steps to create and send your own GIFs on WhatsApp are as follows:
Step 1: Go to WhatsApp and choose the person you want to send GIFs and open their chat.
Step 2: Tap on the ‘attachment’ icon.
Step 3: Then from you gallery, choose any video of 5 seconds. You can trim the video if it is of more than 5 seconds.
Step 4: Now, tap on ‘GIF’ option. Also, you can write captions and add emoji to your GIF if you want.
Step 5: Finally, click on the send button.
You can save the GIF by tapping the ‘favourite’ icon. If you wish to share them on after saving or without saving number on Whatsapp, you can forward the GIFs. You can see the received GIFs from people in the internal storage of you device. Always remember, ‘view once’ option is not available for GIFs.
How Can You Create GIFs And Directly Share Via WhatsApp Stories
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to create and share GIF on WhatsApp stories:
Step 1: Go to WhatsApp and tap on the camera icon.
Step 2: Then, choose any video of 5 seconds from the gallery or you can record it. You can trim the video if it is more than 5 seconds.
Step 3: Now, tap on the GIF button.
Step 4: Finally, tap on the next to share the GIF on your WhatsApp story.