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Allow the GIF picker in Google Chat

As an administrator, you control whether your organization includes the GIF picker in Google Chat. This makes it easy for your users to find and add Tenor GIFs to their messages when using Chat. 

Turn the Tenor GIF picker on or off in Chat

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using an account with super administrator privileges (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenGoogle Workspaceand thenGoogle Chat and classic Hangouts.
  3. Click GIFs.
  4. To apply the setting to everyone, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit or a configuration group.
  5. Under Allow users to browse and add GIFs using the Tenor GIF integration in Chat, select On or Off

    Note: If you turn the GIF picker off, users might still be able to include GIFs in their Chat messages by uploading GIF files or adding GIFs through bots.
     
  6. Click Save.

To see screenshots of the feature and learn about the rollout timing for administrators and end users, visit the Google Workspace blog post.

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