How to Make Custom Animated Stickers for WhatsApp on Android

WhatsApp animated stickers have been rolled out for IOS users for almost a month now and up till now, it hasn't been available for android users.

Making an android user unable to make a customized animated sticker except if he's been sent one by an iPhone user is intimidating at times.

UPDATE 11/24/2021

Whatsapp has low-key unveiled a feature on the web version which allows users to create custom stickers without the use of any app for free.

You can see how to Create Your own Stickers on WhatsApp Without App

Nevertheless, you shouldn't freak out as we'll learn how to create animated stickers for WhatsApp on our android phones and also use them in chats just like Facebook messenger.

The process might seem a bit stressful at the first attempt but you'll get used to it with constant practice; it actually takes 4 moves to get your custom animated sticker ready for use.

Without wasting much time, let us see the requirements needed to create an animated sticker on WhatsApp.


  • An Android Phone
  • Mod WhatsApp - YoWhatsApp, GBWhatsApp e.t.c
  • Animated Sticker Maker App - DOWNLOAD From Playstore
  • Required Video/GIF to turn to sticker
You can convert your video to GIF by clicking HERE.

Steps To Make Animated Stickers For WhatsApp on Android

After you've downloaded the above requirements and created a new WhatsApp on the modded WhatsApp with a new number then you can continue with the below steps.

The reason for using a modded WhatsApp is because the original WhatsApp version doesn't support animated gif stickers yet so you might encounter errors while trying to add a sticker to the Whatsapp sticker pack.

For this reason, you can add to YoWhatsApp and then send from the demo account to your main WhatsApp account for use. 

That being cleared, let's make our custom animated stickers as soon as possible.

  1. Launch the Animated Sticker Maker App App and click on a new sticker pack
  2. Choose a sticker and publisher name respectively
  3. Now, click on the + sign on each box to add a customized video or gif to them
  4. Next, click on "Add to WhatsApp" and Select "YoWhatsApp"
  5. You'll get a notification that the sticker has been added to WhatsApp
Check the image illustration below for a clearer explanation of the above guide.

That's all.

Remember not to use the official whatsapp to unsupported avoid errors

Lastly, after adding the sticker to your WhatsApp, go to any chat and navigate to the sticker menu from the emoji icon.

You might receive another prompt, click on Yes and start sending to your friends and loved ones easily.

I hope you've been able to create your own custom sticker with the above guide as I've tried my best to cover all that's necessary.

Nevertheless, you can drop a comment via the comment box below if you encountered any glitch while making your sticker on android and we'll reach out to you as soon as possible.

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