We’ll run through the steps to teach you how to share animated GIFs in Slack using Gfycat. It’s free and easy!
10 Easy Steps to Sends GIFs in Slack
Step 1: Sign into your Slack team. Go to https://slack.com/signin or your team’s workspace URL in any web browser.
Step 2: Navigate to https://slack.com/apps/A2HQJKHPW-gfycat. This opens the Gfycat page in the Slack App Directory.
Step 3: Click “Visit Site to Install.” It’s the green button in the left column. This will take you to https://gfycat.com/slack.
Step 4: Click “Add to Slack.” This will take you to an authorization page.
Step 5: Click “Authorize.” Now you have added Gfycat and it is ready to use inside Slack.
Step 6: Navigate back to your Slack team workspace.
Step 7: Click the channel or chat conversation where you want to share a GIF.
Step 8: Type /gfycat <any word or phrase> and press Enter. Replace “<any word or phrase>” with the type of GIF you are looking to share. A matching GIF will appear.
For example, if you want to see LOL GIFs, type /gfycat LOL.
Step 9: Click “Show me another” to view more matching GIFs. Press the button until you find the right GIF you want to send.
Step 10: Click Send. The selected GIF will now appear in the channel.
For additional help or to provide feedback, visit https://gfycat.com/slack.