How to use stickers

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iPhone

Stickers are available in the latest versions of WhatsApp. If you don't see stickers, update to the latest version of WhatsApp found in the App Store.
Download and send stickers
To download a sticker pack
  1. Open an individual or group chat.
  2. Tap Stickers
    > Add
    .
  3. Tap Download
    next to the sticker pack you want to download.
    • If prompted, tap Download • {file size}.
    • A green check mark
      appears once the download is complete.
  4. Swipe down on the Stickers popup.
To send a sticker, locate and tap the one you want to use. The sticker is sent as soon as you tap it.
Manage your Stickers
Stickers are categorized based on the emoji displayed on the icons. To view a set of sticker categories, tap
.
Recently used Stickers
Tap Recents
to view Stickers you've recently used.
Favorite stickers
  1. Tap Favorites
    to view your favorite stickers.
  2. To add a sticker to your list of favorites, tap Stickers
    .
    • Tap and hold the sticker, then tap Add to Favorites.
    • You can also add a new favorite within a chat window by tapping the sticker > Add to Favorites.
  3. To remove a sticker from your favorites, tap Stickers
    > Favorites
    .
    • Tap and hold the sticker, then tap Remove from Favorites.
    • Alternatively, you can remove a favorite in a chat while in the chat window by tapping the sticker > Remove from Favorites.
Find and organize your stickers
  1. Tap Search
    to locate specific stickers you’ve downloaded. You can search using text or emoji.
    • Stickers downloaded outside of WhatsApp may not be searchable if the creator didn’t follow WhatsApp guidelines when tagging them.
    • Sticker search operates entirely offline, and WhatsApp doesn’t collect information about your search, keywords, or usage
  2. Stickers are categorized based on the emoji displayed in the icons. Tap the heart box
    to view a set of sticker categories.
  3. To view sticker packs you've downloaded, tap Add
    > My Stickers.
    • If you want to delete a sticker pack, tap it, then tap Delete > Delete.
    • To change the order of your sticker packs, tap Edit. Then, drag Reorder
      next to a sticker pack.
Update your sticker packs
A blue dot next to a sticker pack signifies that it can be updated. To update a sticker pack:
  1. Tap Add
    .
  2. In the All Stickers tab, tap UPDATE next to the sticker pack. If prompted, tap UPDATE • {file size}.
  3. A green check mark
    appears once the update is complete.
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