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How to create unique stickers on WhatsApp

WhatsApp Recently, it offers a new option that allows you to create stickers from the platform, without resorting to third-party services.

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This tool is available on WhatsApp Web and WhatsApp Desktop for Windows. Once the sticker is created, it can be saved and also used in the mobile version.

The first step is to open WhatsApp web or the Windows version and enter a chat. Then press the clip icon and then a menu will be displayed where you have to choose what you want to send. TOThere you have to choose the option that says “Sticker”.

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Doing so will open a window and you will have to choose the photo you want to use to create the desired graphic. It can be any type of content that has been downloaded to the computer or your own photos.

After selecting the photo, you will see that a series of tools will appear in the upper margin to create the sticker: you can draw, crop, rotate or write on the image. It is also possible to add the emojis. It is a very simple interface and the whole process is very intuitive. It also has a button to make and another to undo changes.

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Other options to create stickers

In case you don’t want to use the native option, then you can use other applications. There are several apps that allow you to make graphics in a few steps. These include Stickerly, Sticker Maker and Wemoji.

They all work in a similar way: the user chooses the photo with which he wants to create the sticker, then he must select the crop he wants to make and once this is done, he can add stickers, texts and emojis. In most apps there is an automatic hack tool. In these cases, the system identifies on its own what it should remove from the photo and then the user, if he so wishes, makes manual adjustments.

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animated stickers

To make animated stickers, GIFs should be used as a base. In other words, the same procedure mentioned above is repeated, with some of the available apps, but instead of selecting a static photo, a GIF is selected.

It should be remembered that WhatsApp integrates a function to create these small clips. This tool can be useful to make the mentioned stickers. In this case, the user should create the GIF (the steps are detailed below), then download it to his device and then use one of the mentioned platforms and create his pack.

How to create GIFs in WhatsApp

The first thing to do is open the conversation, click on the clip at the top as if to attach a file. Then go to the gallery and select the video in question.

Once this is done, the clip will appear as subdivided into several segments. You have to cut it, sliding your finger to select the desired fragment. The duration should not exceed six seconds. Then, you must touch the top of the screen, where the icon of a video camera appears, and choose the GIF option.

Finally, the send date is pressed, which is next to the attached file, and the recipient will receive the GIF. Unlike a video, the GIF will play continuously.

WhatsApp will stop working on some cell phones

At the end of March 2022 the cell phones with operating system iOS 9 or earlier versions, Android 4.04 or earlier, and editions prior to KaiOS 2.4 will no longer be compatible with WhatsApp. This is due to a system update that the messaging service does every year.

Changes always begin in January and end at the end of March. How to know what operating system the mobile has? In the case of iPhoneyou have to go to General configuration and then press “Information”. This will display the software version that is installed on the computer.

In the case of Android You have to go to Settings or Configuration then press where it says “About of the phone” and opt for “software information”. That is the route in general terms, although there may be some variation depending on the model and brand of cell phone.

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