Manage animated images and emoji

Some custom emoji and GIFs shared in your workspace may dance, wiggle, and flash. To manage these animations, you can change your personal preference.

Manage animations

Desktop

iOS

Android

Windows Phone

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Select Preferences from the menu.
  3. Click Accessibility.
  4. Under Animation, check or uncheck the box next to Allow animated images and emoji.
  1. Swipe right to left to open the right sidebar.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accessibility.
  4. Tap the toggle next to Allow Animated Images.
  1. Tap the three dots icon at the top right.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Advanced.
  4. Tap the toggle next to Allow animated images and emoji.
  1. Tap the  three dots icon at top right.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Experimental, tap the toggle next to Animate gif images.

Tip: On desktop, collapse any image by clicking the  arrow icon beside the image's title. Or, type /collapse to close all media in a channel or direct message.

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