How to customize wallpapers in Whatsapp chats

How to customize wallpapers in Whatsapp chats

On the messaging app comes the possibility to choose different backgrounds for each group, which change with the light or dark modes, and add animated stickers

WhatsApp; customizable backgrounds for each chat and new animated stickers coming up (image: Whatsapp) After launching the messages that disappear after 7 days, WhatsApp has decided to give a brush up on its visual look by presenting a new selection of wallpapers and stickers to customize the most chat possible. The big news is that for the first time the messaging platform will allow you to set a different wallpaper for each chat.


The wallpapers will adapt to the classic or dark mode of WhatsApp (image : WhatsApp) The novelty in the WhatsApp home is accompanied by a rich gallery of predefined wallpapers that receives an update by expanding the user's choice. The user will be able to set the wallpapers for classic and dark mode so that WhatsApp changes them automatically when switching from one to the other.

Until now, WhatsApp chats had a customizable background that, however, it united them all. With the update coming in the coming days, users will be able to customize each individual or group chat.

To change the background, simply access the chat menu by selecting the Background item. From here you can select a solid color, an image from the WhatsApp wallpaper library or one from your archive.

New stickers

WhatsApp introduces animated stickers (image: WhatsApp) The new update will bring animated stickers to WhatsApp, something that the rival Telegram has already owned for a long time. The novelty will bring with it a new search mode that will allow you to search among the most popular stickers for the one that most inspires. To do this, you can search for words or emoticons by accessing the stickers section in the entry bar and pressing the magnifying glass icon to access the search mode.

To add the new sticker packs simply select the + icon in the top right of the section dedicated to stickers. While, on the other hand, to get extra stickers compared to those created by WhatsApp partners, you can scroll to the bottom of the All Stickers tab and select Get More Stickers. This will take the user to the Google Play Store, where they can download the sticker apps.