Whatsapp Sticker Update
With more than one billion of a user in over 180 countries, Whatsapp started its tale to replace the SMS service. It offers simple, secure, reliable messaging and calling, but wait, these are not the only features it serves to you. There are a number of messaging app available to download however Whatsapp continues to be one of the most used applications. Coming a long way from text to text to sharing different kinds of file, Whatsapp is always in the competition. The latest update Whatsapp launched now supports the use of Sticker. Even though this action was not highly innovative however it has become an instant hit on the messaging app. Available with the version 2.18.327, WhatsApp sticker update was launched on October 23, 2018.
It is of no surprise that why Whatsapp sticker update has become the new update and was awaited since long. Everyone is head over heels using stickers on WhatsApp because of the kind of chats we practice these days. With the presence of so many emoticons, GIFs and stickers, why type a text? Unless there is a lot to say, stickers and emoticons can save your day! While texting plays the most important role, one cannot deny that tiny pictures also have a significant role in chatting.
The use of sticker update is well visible during the festive seasons. Instead of long written or forwarded message you can send an elf dancing with joy wishing Merry Christmas! Along with GIF and emoji, the new Whatsapp sticker update made sure that Whatsapp is never going out of style.
Now if you’re still unaware of the update, you might want to check and experience it for yourself. Here are some simple steps to get the new sticker update on your phone
- Go to your phone’s App Store or Play Store App
- Type WhatsApp in the search bar
- When it opens, simply tap on the update option
Once your Whatsapp is updated to the 2.18.327 version you are all set to send your friends cute little stickers. Open your WhatsApp after an update, tap on the emoji button and then tap on the sticker icon next to the GIF one. The sticker icon is at the rightmost. Currently, WhatsApp has rolled out the sticker update of 12 very popular sticker packs- Salty, Komo, Bibimbap Friends, Unchi & Rollie, Shiba Inu, The Maladroits, Koko, Hatch, Fearless and Fabulous, Banana, and Biscuit. But that’s not just it. If you want more stickers on your keyboard, tap on the plus icon and get more stickers. It will direct you to the play store/ app store where you will get a list of stickers. Their stickers which you will find on your app store can be for free or might be chargeable.
You can customize your sticker section as per your wish, which means adding and deleting sticker packs. The Whatsapp sticker section has three interesting sections for you which have the icon of clock, star, and heart. The first clock icon is the one where recently used sticker pop up. This section can make your work easy on a festive time when you have to wish many people with the same sticker. The star icon is where all the stickers which you have marked favorite appear. Last but not least is the heart icon which has four sections with it. The first section is for your happy mood, it contains all the happy and joyful stickers in it. The second section is the dealer of hearts, both lively and broken. The third section has all the sad and gloomy stickers in it. The last section constitutes all other left expressions. So whether you want to send thumbs up for a weekend plan or a lovey-dovey to your loved one, Whatsapp sticker update has it all sorted for you.
The WhatsApp sticker update cake has its own cherries. If you aren’t impressed by the 12 sticker packs WhatsApp has in offer, you can always download third party sticker parties.
The story isn’t at the end yet. There is still something very interesting and exciting about Whatsapp sticker update. You can also create your own sticker pack and use it on WhatsApp. All you have to do is follow some quick steps and you can make the entire sticker thing customizable.
- Make your image background free
Select the image you want to convert into a sticker, the foremost thing to do is to make it background free. Later it has to be saved in PNG format because the sticker update supports only PNG files.
To make an image background free-
- Open your phone’s app store and search for any background eraser app.
- Open the image you want to make a sticker of
- Erase the background or make the background and crop it as required
- Save the image in PNG format
One thing you must keep in check that you create at least three stickers to get it to WhatsApp. Whatsapp doesn’t support a sticker package unless there is a minimum of three stickers in it.
Once you are done with all these steps, you can move to another task to finally take your sticker pack to WhatsApp.
Go to the app store again and download ‘Personal stickers for WhatsApp’ app.
- Download the app then open it in your mobile
- Without any fuss, the app with automatically detect the stickers you made previously
- Tap on the add icon beside the sticker
- Again tap on the add option when a dialogue box appears
Now that you are done with all these steps, open WhatsApp and start sending your personalized stickers to your loved ones. It is to be in a notice that WhatsApp will soon launch a lens icon. By using the lens icon one will one will be able to search for the desired sticker in a tap. This feature will make the search easier especially when Whatsapp intends to add more sticker pack in the coming months.