Now You Can Send Stickers To Your Friends In WhatsApp; Here’s How
New Stickers feature for WhatsApp was announced at the Facebook F8 annual developer conference this year.
Finally, the day has come since the app has launched their own set of stickers, rolled out for Android as well as iOS users today only. WhatsApp Android users can update to version 2.18.329 to access the feature, while it is included in version 2.18.100 for iOS users.
There are a total of sticker packs which are available to download for free. The sticker packs include stickers such as smiling teacup, crying broken heart and more. These stickers are created by designers at WhatsApp as well as other artists. In addition, WhatsApp has added support for third-party sticker packs as well, which will allow developers from around the world to create stickers for the platform.
The best thing about these stickers is that once users download a sticker pack, you can also use the stickers offline as well. Take a look at the following steps to know how to use new sticker packs on your device.
-When you’ll open the keyboard in the chat, you would see a new sticker button.
-After clicking on the sticker button, a Stickers Store will open.
-Since WhatsApp also has a dedicated Sticker Category user can open it by tapping the + icon available at the top.
-A user can download as many sticker packs they like.
-To send a sticker to a friend in a chat, a user can simply select the sticker they want to share and send to chat.
-WhatsApp user can also have an access to these stickers from WhatsApp Web as well.
-In a favourite tab, the user can save their favourite stickers by marking by tapping on the star option.
-Your most frequently used stickers will be shown in the history tab in one template.
“From emoji and camera features to Status and animated GIFs, we’re always looking to add new features that make communicating with friends and family on WhatsApp easy and fun. Today, we’re excited to introduce a new way for people to express themselves with stickers,” the company said in a blog post.
To get stickers, you need to have WhatsApp for Android beta version 2.18.329 or later. You can download the latest beta directly from the Google Play beta programme or in an APK file form via APK Mirror.