How to use stickers


To download and use stickers:
  1. Open an individual or group chat.
  2. To add sticker packs, tap Stickers
    > Add
  3. Tap Download
    next to the sticker pack you want to download. If prompted, tap Download • {file size}.
    • A check mark
      will appear once the download is complete.
  4. Swipe down on the Stickers popup.
  5. Find and tap the sticker you want to send.
Once you tap the sticker, it'll send automatically.
Additional options:
  • 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 or group chat > Add to Favorites. Alternatively, tap Stickers
      . Tap and hold the sticker, then tap Add to Favorites.
    • To unfavorite a sticker, lightly tap the sticker in your individual or group chat > Remove from Favorites. Alternatively, tap Stickers
      > Favorites
      . Tap and hold the sticker, then tap Remove from Favorites.
  • Tap Search
    look for specific stickers you’ve downloaded. You can search for stickers using text or emoji.
    • Note: Stickers you downloaded outside of WhatsApp might not be searchable if the sticker creator did not tag the stickers according to WhatsApp guidelines.
    • Sticker search operates entirely offline. WhatsApp does not collect information about your sticker search usage or the keywords you use when you search for stickers.
  • Stickers are categorized based on the emoji displayed in the icons. Tap the heart box
    to view a set of sticker categories.
  • To view sticker packs you've downloaded, tap Add
    > My Stickers.
    • If you want to delete a specific sticker pack, tap the sticker pack > Delete > Delete.
    • To change the order of your sticker packs, tap Edit. Then, tap and hold Reorder
      next to a sticker pack and drag it up or down.
  • To update sticker packs, tap Add
    when a blue dot appears. In the All Stickers tab, tap UPDATE next to the sticker packs that need to be updated. If prompted, tap Update • {file size}.
    • A check mark
      will appear once the update is complete.
Stickers are available in the latest versions of WhatsApp. If you don't see stickers, please make sure to update to the latest version of WhatsApp.
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