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Stunning Ideas About Creating Personalised WhatsApp GIF Sticker

Liza Brown
Liza Brown
Originally published Feb 28, 22, updated Jun 12, 24
Stunning Ideas About Creating Personalised WhatsApp GIF Sticker

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WhatsApp has become the most popularly and widely used medium for text conversation and with the reach of the platform increasing every day, new features are added from time to time to keep the users hooked. In the same line, WhatsApp now allows creating customized animated GIF stickers to be used in the chats.

Animated stickers will let you express your feeling and thoughts through animations which will surely make the conversation more interesting. These stickers can be created on your Android as well as iPhone. The article below will help you to know the detailed process to create GIF sticker WhatsApp and also how these stickers can be used in your videos to make the videos more entertaining.

Part 1 How to Create Custom Animated WhatsApp Stickers on Android and iPhone

Animated third-party stickers cannot be added directly to WhatsApp and thus you can create a customized one. To create these GIF stickers for WhatsApp, you would need the help of third-party apps. 

For Android devices, one such popular app is the Sticker Maker app. For iPhone, we suggest using Sticker Maker Studio app. 

Once these apps are installed on your device, GIF stickers can be made in no time.

Steps to make sticker GIF WhatsApp on Android phone

Step 1. Download, install and open the Sticker maker app on your Android device.

Step 2. Tap on the "Create a new sticker pack" option on your app.

Step 3. Give the desired name to your sticker pack and click on the Create button.

Step 4. To add the animated stickers, click on the created sticker pack.

Step 5. Next, click on the first box, and then from the menu choose the Select file option.

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Step 6. Next, choose the video from your phone from which you wish to create a sticker. You can even add a GIF file. After the media file is added, the app will compress it and will turn it into an animated sticker automatically. 

Step 7. Now, you need to add 3 animated stickers to the other boxes of the sticker app (as mentioned in step 5). 

Note: Multiple stickers can be added using the same process. 

Step 8. Click on the "Add to WhatsApp" button after a minimum of 3 stickers are added to the pack.

Step 9. Now, your stickers are ready. Open the WhatsApp chat and launch the sticker panel where you can see your created GIF stickers. Choose the sticker you want, add it to your chat, and send it.

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Steps to make WhatsApp Sticker GIF on iPhone

Step 1. On your iPhone, download, install and launch the Sticker Maker Studio app from the app store.

Step 2. Choose the sticker pack and also the name of the author at the respective boxes and then click on the Create button.

Step 3. Next, click on the new sticker pack that is created. 

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Step 4. Multiple boxes will now appear from which you need to choose the first one and then

select the Files option. 

Step 5. Choose the desired Video from your device from which sticker has to be created. You can also create GIF to WhatsApp sticker. Other stickers to the pack can be added similarly. The app will automatically convert the added file to a sticker. 

Step 6. After the stickers are added (at least 3), click on the Add to WhatsApp button at the generated Tray icon. 

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Note: If you see your tray icon to be blank, click on it else there will be issues adding the stickers to the WhatsApp chat later. A tray icon can be selected from the images. 

Step 7. Next, you will be asked if you wish to open WhatsApp, click on Okay.

Step 8. Now, to add the animated GIF stickers to WhatsApp, you need to click on the Save button and your stickers are ready to be used in the chat. 

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Part 2 How to Use Custom Stickers in Wondershare Filmora Video Editor?

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Why use your customized GIF stickers only in WhatsApp chats when they can be used in Videos as well? Yes, using Wondershare Filmora software you can use your customized animated stickers in your videos as well to make them more eye-catchy and interesting. Additionally, you can also add the effects to your videos using the software. 

Wondershare Filmora is a feature-packed that allows creating stunning and professional-looking videos using its wide range of functions like motion tracking, adding effects, color matching, noise enhancement, keyframe animations, adding captions, and much more. 

The user-friendly interface makes the tool apt even for beginners. 

Steps to add GIF animations to videos using Wondershare Filmora

Step 1. On your Windows or Mac system, launch the software and choose Media > Import> Import Media Files on the main interface.

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Step 2. Next, choose and add the created animated sticker to the software interface. Alternatively, you can also select the sticker from Elements. Drag and drop the added sticker to the video. 

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Step 3. To adjust the parameters like the size and the rotation of the sticker, you need to double-click on the sticker at the timeline. Additionally, color adjustments can also be made and if needed, you can also add 3D motion.

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Step 4. To change the size and the location of the sticker, you need to drag it accordingly in

the viewer panel. 

Step 5. Next, at the Local tab, choose the video format, resolution, and desktop folder. Finally, click on the Export button to start processing. 

Note: The created video can also be saved to DVD or can be uploaded to YouTube and Vimeo directly using the software. 

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Key Takeaways from This Episode

The latest GIF sticker feature of WhatsApp allows adding interesting animations to your chats.

To create customized GIF stickers on Android and iPhone, third-party apps have to be used.

The customized stickers can also be added to your videos using Wondershare Filmora. 

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