Manage animated images and emoji

Some of the custom emoji and GIFs shared in your workspace may move or flash. To manage these animations, you can change your preferences at any time.

Manage animations




  1. From your desktop, click on your profile picture in the top right.
  2. Select Preferences from the menu.
  3. Click Accessibility.
  4. Under Animation, tick or untick the box next to Automatically play animations in Slack.
  1. Tap  You at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Tap Preferences.
  3. Tap Accessibility.
  4. Tap the toggle next to Allow Animated images on or off.
  1. Tap  You at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Tap Preferences
  3. Tap the toggle next to Allow animated images and emoji on or off. 

Tip: On your desktop, you can collapse any image by clicking the
 arrow icon beside the image name.