Stickers in Whatsapp, how to download and use the new stickers

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Let's see together how to use stickers in WhatsApp. How is it possible to add new WhatsApp stickers to use in chats? WhatsApp has launched one of the most awaited features by its users, stickers. Undoubtedly, this was one of the most awaited things by those who already use this feature in Telegram. But how to download and use the new WhatsApp stickers? Let's see below.


First of all, let's check if we have the latest version of the application installed on our smartphone, it must be 2.18.329 or later.



How to use stickers on WhatsApp

  • Tap the emoji icon in the bottom left corner;
  • In the bottom row, you will see a new icon appear, in the form of a sticker, next to the emoji and GIF icon. Tap it. You are now in the sticker area;
  • You can use the stickers in individual or group conversations;
  • You will now see a top line with four icons. The clock is the area where you use the latest whatsapp stickers; in the star chart are your favorite stickers;
  • The heart icon has a very interesting function: touching it opens three other icons, representing feelings. That is, touching each of them you will see stickers related to happiness, love, sadness and surprise. This is a feature that does not exist in Telegram and has proved to be very practical;
  • After these gray icons you already see your sticker packs, just by tapping them you will see the entire collection of stickers on Whatsapp you just have to choose what you want to use;
  • Browse through the stickers and simply tap the one you want to add to the conversation.



How to add a new pack of stickers in WhatsApp.

  • To do this, head to the stickers section we showed in the steps above. After browsing through your packs, you can see the + icon with a circle. Tap it;
  • You will then see the stickers area, with two categories, All Stickers and My Stickers;
  • In the All Stickers category you can see all the sticker packs that are already available for your WhatsApp. By tapping on one of these packs, you can know all the stickers of each pack. By tapping "Download", add the pack to WhatsApp, thus including it in your collection;
  • In the My Stickers category you can see all the collections you own and manage them. Next to the stickers there are two icons. With the recycle garbage can you uninstall this pack of stickers, with the other icon you keep touching the screen changing the order of the packs to leave at your fingertips the ones you use the most.

How to add a sticker to your WhatsApp favorites

In addition to rearranging your sticker packs in the My Stickers area as shown in the steps above, you may want to keep one or more specific stickers from one or more packs handy.


  • To do this, go to the Stickers area of WhatsApp by clicking on the emoji icon in the bottom left corner and then on the sticker icon in the banner at the bottom;
  • Browse your sticker packs and find your favorite sticker. Then, press your finger on the card and WhatsApp will ask you if you want to add it to your favorites;
  • Finally, tap the star icon and see your new favorites collection;
  • To remove from favorites, hold your finger on the figure and wait until WhatsApp asks you if you want to delete it, confirm.

How to find WhatsApp sticker packs

Because it is a new feature, you will still find some sticker packs officially available within the app. But how to find sticker packs on whatsapp.



  • To do this, go to the Stickers area of WhatsApp by clicking on the emoji icon in the bottom left corner and then on the sticker icon in the banner at the bottom;
  • After browsing your sticker packs, you may see a + icon with a circle. Tap it;
  • Go to the bottom of the sticker list. You will see the phrase "Get more stickers". Click on that;
  • WhatsApp takes you to Google Play, where there are tons of sticker packs available, mostly free.

How to install Telegram stickers on WhatsApp

As you may have noticed, the apps suggesting these sticker packs come from Telegram, so this is one way to install Telegram sticker packs on your WhatsApp.


To read more:

  • How to use iMessage stickers (Memoji) on WhatsApp.
  • The first official Whatsapp animated sticker pack is released
  • WhatsApp settings menu changes with the latest update
  • How to make stickers for TikTok
  • How to add stickers to your TikTok videos

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