How To Allow GIFs Play On Discord Server

GIFs are very popular way to communicate with others. GIFs are fun and easy to share. Discord also gives you the option to share GIFs in the server. Discord has various setting options regarding GIFs that you can use based on your choices.

In this post, we will talk about GIFs on Discord. How you can use them, how you can allow them to play on the server, adding custom GIFs and much more. So let’s begin.

How to enable GIFs on Discord

To allow the GIFs to be play on Discord, you need to enable some settings, and here’s how you can do that-

  • Open your Discord account and click on the “User Settings”
discord user settings
  • Scroll down a little bit, and click on “Accessibility” option
  • Scroll down, Now you will find various GIFs options
  • Start by toggle on “Automatically play GIFs when Discord is focused”
  • Now turn on “Play animated emoji”
allow gifs on discord settings
  • On “STICKERS” section, select “Always animate”
  • Usually, you will find these settings on by default

After you close the settings, all the GIFs will be enabled to your Discord server.

How to send GIFs on Discord

Discord comes with multiple GIFs pre-installed, you can use any of them to communicate to others. These are the steps you can follow to send a GIF to your friend.

  • Go to the your preferred server
  • In the chat box, you will find GIF icon
  • Click on that icon
send gifs on discord
  • Now you can explore the GIFs available to use
  • You can even search for the GIF
  • Just click on the GIF to send it.

Use custom GIF on Discord

Discord also gives you the option to use the custom GIFs. You can easily drag and drop the GIFs or image to chat box to use them. Or you can upload and use the GIF, follow the steps to do so the same.

  • In your Discord’s server chat box, click on the “plus” icon, a menu will open up
  • Click on the “Upload a file” option
upload custom gifs on discord
  • The file manager will open up
  • Select the GIF you want to use
  • You can also add filename and description for future reference
upload custom gifs discord
  • Click on the “Save” button to save the details.
  • You can only upload a image or GIF which are below 25 MB.

So, that all about Discord and GIFs. Now you can use GIFs another way to communicate with your friends. We also share how you can add custom GIFs if you want. Wrapping up the post now. Hope you find it useful.

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