Tech Tips: How to change your photo into WhatsApp Sticker
WhatsApp chat may not necessarily be interesting all the times. Sometimes you have to force yourself to chat to someone may be because you were caught online or you don't want to look rude to him or her by ignoring the chat. Whatever be the case, WhatsApp has found a new way to spice up your dull chats- Stickers.
WhatsApp Stickers are available out to both Android and iOS users. These stickers can not only make a dull chat interesting but you can also them while chatting with your friends to add more fun to the conversation.
WhatsApp has rolled out these stickers with pack of 12 popular stickers which are Cuppy, Salty, Komo, Bibimbap Friends, Unchi & Rollie, Shiba Inu, The Maladroits, Koko, Hatch, Fearless and Fabulous, Banana, and Biscuit. But you can always add more stickers to the pack since the app also supports third-party stickers. The WhatsApp Stickers are in addition to the existing Gifs and emojis available in the app.
To add more stickers to your list, tap the plus icon and go to Get more stickers. You will be directed to the Play Store or App Store page where you can see the list of supported sticker packs with some free and some chargeable. You can add as well as delete the sticker packs for WhatsApp which they want to.
Another interesting you can do with WhatsApp Stickers is turn your own photos into WhatsApp Stickers. Yes it is possible. You can use third-party stickers makers to create one. Here's how you can change your photos into stickers.
-- First click your photos with the desired expression.
-- Use any tool to erase the background of your image.
-- Crop the image and save it in the PNG format.
-- Now download any third-party sticker creating app from the Play Store and add your photo to its list.
-- Once done, your photo will automatically show up in the list of stickers. Use them and have fun.
WhatsApp users who haven't received the Stickers feature yet, the update is available on the latest version of WhatsApp. Go to your phone's App Store or Play Store and just update your chat app.
To start using the WhatsApp Stickers, go to your Play Store/ App Store and update the app first. Once updated, open WhatsApp, tap on the emoji button and then tap the stickers icon given right at the below, next to the GIF icon.