WhatsApp is by far the most popular instant messaging app in India.
An estimated 200 million to 250 million Indians use WhatsApp to stay in touch with relatives and friends or to spread the word about something.
WhatsApp in India has also launched an instant payments system which allows you to send money quickly to any contact.
While you would definitely have used emojis to express or highlight feelings and emotions with your messages, WhatsApp how has an added ATTRACTION.
You can send excellent stickers that convey various moods and feelings with your WhatsApp messages too. Additionally, you can also send GIFs with your messages.
Well, Most of us Don't Know How to Send Stickers in Whatsapp.
Interested in using this great new feature on WhatsApp? Here are simple steps to use and sending stickers on WhatsApp.
Steps to Send Whatsapp Stickers
Just follow these simple steps and send stickers on WhatsApp.
Step ZERO: Upgrade your WhatsApp
Before proceeding further, it is essential to check whether you have the latest version of WhatsApp installed on your smartphone.
Generally, your WhatsApp would be the latest if you have set your smartphone for automatic updates.
In case you do not have the latest version of WhatsApp for any reason, you can go to the Google Play app on your smartphone and download it.
Remember, the feature to send stickers on WhatsApp is supported only by the latest version of this instant messenger.
Step 1: Open WhatsApp
If you have the latest WhatsApp version or have upgraded, proceed to the second step. Open your WhatsApp messenger.
Here you will see your conversations with a group or individuals. Select any of these conversations.
Upon selecting a conversation, you will find the keypad used for sending messages.
On top of the keypad are emojis. At the end of these emoji sections, you will find a small button.
Though this button does not have any words or indicates anything, press it.
After you have pressed this button, you will see several stickers.
Understandably, they are present since long and you may have also used some. But that is not all.
You can get more exciting stickers by clicking on the ‘Get Stickers’ link.
Upon clicking the ‘Get Stickers’ link, you will be shown a selection of various stickers. Simply click download.
The group of stickers you have selected will automatically install on your WhatsApp.
You can now send these along with any conversation or as standalone to express feelings and emotions.
Want More Stickers?
WhatsApp also provides the facility to download more stickers.
Simply click on the ‘stickers’ link. To get them you will have to download the WhatsApp Stickers app on your smartphone.
You can also send GIFs on WhatsApp. To get GIFs, download the Giphy app from Google Play store.
Stickers and GIFs definitely add a punch to your instant messages on WhatsApp and help you and others enjoy a conversation.
Check for New Stickers
Understandably, you will want new stickers when you begin sending them on WhatsApp.
There are plenty of different stickers that can be downloaded for free. Also, you can check whether any newer stickers have been released by WhatsApp.
There are excellent stickers for Indians available on WhatsApp in different languages. Hence, you can select ones in your native tongue too.
Such stickers help overcome the hassle of tying or sending messages in a different language.
From my personal experience, I can confidently say that WhatsApp has some amazing stickers.
When you send a sticker to some relative or friend on WhatsApp, they may be surprised.
In fact, some may even ask how to manage to get these stickers. Lead them to this article and help them enjoy their WhatsApp chats too.