How Do I Add Gifs To Slack

Slack is a widely used communication application enabling real-time interaction among its users. What distinguishes Slack from others is its functionality to incorporate GIFs into conversations. This article aims to walk you through the steps to embed GIFs in your Slack conversations.

Step 1: Open Slack

To start, open the Slack app on your device. If you don’t have an account yet, you can create one by signing up with your email address or phone number.

Step 2: Start a Conversation

Once you are logged in, start a conversation with the person or group you want to send the GIF to. You can do this by clicking on the “New message” button and selecting the recipient(s) from your contact list.

Step 3: Add a GIF

To add a GIF, click on the “GIF” button located in the toolbar above the text box where you type your message. This will open a search bar where you can enter keywords related to the GIF you want to add.

Step 4: Select a GIF

Once you have entered your keyword(s), Slack will display a list of GIFs that match your query. You can scroll through the list and select the GIF that best fits your message.

Step 5: Send Your Message

After selecting your GIF, click on the “Send” button to send your message with the added GIF. The recipient(s) will receive your message and be able to view the GIF in their conversation history.


Adding GIFs to Slack messages is a fun and easy way to express yourself and add some humor to your conversations. By following these simple steps, you can start adding GIFs to your Slack messages today.