Ever since WhatsApp introduced the ability to create and send 3D avatars, the app hasn’t stopped improving the experience with these types of user-generated stickers. Recently, the option to create an avatar using a photo was introduced, and soon after, the option to create avatars was added to the WhatsApp settings menu. Now the messaging service goes one step further with new animated avatars.
When WhatsApp was introduced Avatars in the app, it has made it possible to use Avatar as a profile picture as well as create a WhatsApp sticker pack Customized with user avatar. There was no movement in these stickers, which is about to change with one of the next updates arriving for the world’s most used messaging app.
As stated in Sect WABetaInfo The animated avatar feature was found in version 22.214.171.124 of the WhatsApp for Android app, which was recently released via the Google Play Store.
In this version, it has been observed that WhatsApp tends to add animations to user-created avatar stickers, as shown in the image below the following lines:
The screenshot shows us some of the animated avatars that will be available soon, although it’s not clear if all avatar stickers will have animations or just a few.
Currently, this function is not available to users. It is still under development and only in the upcoming WhatsApp update it can start using it. While we wait, we recommend keeping the app updated to the latest version so you don’t miss any news on the go.