WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats


WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats WhatsApp recently started rolling out a new stickers feature for its users. The feature is part of the latest update to the application. Both Android and iPhone users can use the new stickers feature after updating their apps.

WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats WhatsApp users can now send stickers in addition to GIFs and emoji. WhatsApp stickets allow users to send special stickers within their chats in order to express themselves in a better way. 

Stickers are a more creative and colourful way of expressing yourself. Again it saves you from typing long messages which at times can be dull and boring.

WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats
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Those who have not received the update yet, the sticker update is available on the latest version of WhatsApp. Go to your phone’s App Store or Play Store and simply update your WhatsApp. You will get it.


WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats


WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats WhatsApp Sticker consists of 12 packs. Users can choose all and download or can pick their favorite ones.

Cuppy, Salty, Komo, Bibimbap Friends, Unchi & Rollie, Shiba Inu, The Maladroits, Koko, Hatch, Fearless and Fabulous, Banana, and Biscuit are the characters featuring on WhatsApp Sticker.

Users can also add third-party stickers which are available on Play Store or App Store. While some are free, some of these third-party stickers will need to be purchased.

These stickers have WaStickerApps mentioned next to their names. Users can add as well as delete the sticker packs for WhatsApp that they want to.

WhatsApp’s latest stickers feature update is available for both Android and iPhone users. Here’s how to download and use this feature.

How to use the WhatsApp Stickers?

WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats

# To start using the WhatsApp Stickers, go to Play Store/ App Store and update your app first.

# The update is roughly 30MB in size

# Once updated, open WhatsApp, tap on the emoji button

# And then tap the emoji icon given right at the below, next to the GIF icon.

# Choose from the default stickers or add more by tapping on the plus icon.

WhatsApp Sticker section has three important icons under it.

# The clock icon shows all your recently used sticker,

# The star icon that shows stickers that you have marked as your favourite and,

# Last heart icon which further subdivides into four categories. First category shows all happy stickers to you, second has all the heart-related stickers(both love and heart-broken), third category contains all the sad stickers and last one with the exclamation mark that has got all the other-emotions representing stickers. These categories help you find more specific sticker for your chats.

How to download WhatsApp stickers from Google Play Store?

WhatsApp Sticker feature: How to download and use it in chats

# In the stickers box, tap on the plus icon.

# Tap on download button next to the stickers pack under “All Stickers.”

# To download custom stickers, scroll down, and choose “Get more stickers.”

# You can also search for “WAStickerApp” on Play Store to download the stickers directly.

# When sticker packs need to be updated, tap Add  when a green dot appears. In the ALL STICKERS tab, tap UPDATE next to the sticker pack that needs to be updated. If prompted, tap UPDATE.

# A green check mark  will appear once the update is complete.

Notably

If your app still doesn’t get the sticker update even after updating it, then you are only left with two options, either wait for the next update or reinstall WhatsApp again.

It is highly recommended that you enable the Google Drive back-up for WhatsApp chat history before you do so, as it ensures that the chat history is saved.

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