To download and use stickers:
- Open any individual chat or group.
- Next to the text input field, tap Emoji >Stickers .
- To add sticker packs, tap Add .
- In the Stickers popup that appears, tap Download next to the sticker pack you want to download. If prompted, tap DOWNLOAD • .
- A green check mark will appear once the download is complete.
- Tap Back .
- Find and tap the sticker you want to send.
- Please note that once you tap the sticker, it'll send automatically.
- Tap Recents to view your recently used stickers.
- Tap Favorites to view your favorite stickers.
- To favorite a sticker, lightly tap the sticker in your individual chat or group >ADD TO FAVORITES. Alternatively tap Emoji >Stickers . Once you find the sticker you want to favorite, tap and hold the sticker, then tap ADD.
- To unfavorite a sticker, lightly tap the sticker in your individual chat or group >REMOVE FROM FAVORITES. Alternatively, tap Emoji >Stickers >Favorites . Once you find the sticker you want to unfavorite, tap and hold the sticker, then tap REMOVE.
- If you tap the heart box , it'll show a set of sticker category icons, where stickers are categorized based on the emoji displayed on the icons.
- Example: Tapping the heart box will bring up any stickers containing hearts.
- If you want more sticker options, tap Add . Scroll to the bottom of the ALL STICKERS tab and tap GET MORE STICKERS . This will take you to Google Play Store, where you can download sticker apps.
- To view the sticker packs you've downloaded, tap Add >MY STICKERS tab. If you want to delete a specific sticker pack, tap Delete >DELETE. To reorder your sticker packs, tap and drag Reorder next to a sticker pack.
- 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.
Stickers are available on our latest version of WhatsApp. If you don't see stickers, please make sure WhatsApp is updated. Learn how to use stickers on: iPhone
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