Skype Help

    What are GIFs, Stickers, and Mojis in Skype?

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    For the times when words or emoticons just aren’t enough, you can express yourself with GIFs, Stickers, or Mojis in your instant messages. 

    Expression Picker Window

    To send a GIF, Sticker, or Moji in an IM:

    1. Select the expression picker expression picker icon  in the conversation box.
    2. Select the GIFs GIF button, Stickers Stickers button, or Mojis Mojis button button at the top of the expression picker window.
    3. Use the Search button Search and then scroll to browse the options.
      • You can also choose one of the category icons at the bottom, and then scroll to browse each option.
    4. To preview a GIF, Sticker, or Moji and send to the chat:
      • Mobile - Tap a GIF or Moji to preview it, then tap the Send Send button button.  For Stickers, a preview is displayed as you browse. Tap on a Sticker to send.
      • Desktop - Hover over a GIF, Sticker, or Moji to preview it, then click on it to send.
    Note: GIFs and Stickers are not supported in Skype on Android 4.0.4 - 5.1.


    The GIFs, Stickers, and Mojis you can send depend on your location - some are only available in certain regions. However, you can receive any from your friends wherever you are in the world.