One of the latest WhatsApp news has just been made public: all beta users can not only view the app’s animated stickers, but also they have the first pack of stickers available in the catalog. ‘Playful Piyomaru’ premieres this type of content in motion.
After months of rumors, after the introduction in the application at the development level and after the reproduction began to appear for some users, WhatsApp has just activated those who have the beta the download and send animated stickers. You just have to have the latest version in tests, go to the sticker store and download the first pack in motion, the one with the Piyomaru bird.
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Download the first animated WhatsApp stickers
The novelty has reached the beta of WhatsApp for Android and you do not have to do anything to obtain it: just by updating to the latest version you will get access to downloading the first animated stickers. These stickers are starring Piyomaru, a nice yellow Japanese bird that was developed by Quan inc. for the different social messaging platforms, including Facebook. That is why it is logical that it now lands on WhatsApp, not in vain the application offers other Facebook sticker packs.
Piyomaru’s animated stickers can be downloaded from WhatsApp’s sticker library. For it:
- Access any chat and click on the Emojis icon, the one that appears to the left of the text box.
- Choose the stickers option, the square with the folded corner on the bottom right.
- Click on the ‘+’ icon that appears in the line of stickers used: you will go to the WhatsApp ‘store’ (all stickers are free).
- Download the ‘Playful Piyomaru’ pack. They do not move in the list, but they are animated: note that they weigh almost 3 MB (normal stickers do not usually exceed 500 KB).
Once you add the Piyomaru stickers you can send them to any contact through the chats. Yes indeed, you will only see the animation if you also have one of the latest betas. In addition, and as long as they send you other stickers apart from Piyomaru’s, you can add them to your collection by clicking on the sticker, clicking on ‘See more’ and, finally, on ‘Download’.
WhatsApp has activated the first animated stickers; and will release more as the exchange system takes hold, also can be downloaded from Google Play. While it reaches the stable version you can download the beta from the Android store or install the APK from Apk Mirror.
Via | WaBetaInfo