How to Create Personalized WhatsApp Sticker Maker Stickers

Want your own personalized WhatsApp sticker? Well, it turns out that you can create one yourself using WhatsApp Sticker Maker.

This allows you to express yourself beyond the stock stickers and emojis on WhatsApp, allowing you to liven up your conversations with your family, best friend or co-workers.

However, there is a catch. At the time of writing, you can only create your own custom WhatsApp stickers using the WhatsApp web interface.

That being said, here’s how to create your own personalized WhatsApp sticker.

Create your first WhatsApp sticker

To create your custom sticker on WhatsApp Web, follow these steps:

  1. Go to WhatsappWeb. If this is your first time, you will be prompted to link your WhatsApp account

  2. Now start a discuss or open a current conversationWhatsapp webpage

  3. You will notice a set of icons on your left next to the chat window. Click on StickerWhatsapp webpage

  4. Select and upload an image from your computer. The image will be uploaded to WhatsApp Web’s built-in photo editorWhatsapp webpage

  5. Crop the image as you see fit using smooth and right cuts. You can Reset if you get the wrong cut
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  6. Add emojis with the emoji icon. You can search or browse the entire collection and take your pickWhatsapp webpage

  7. You can also add stock hardcover journals from WhatsApp sticker store. To do this, click on the Sticker icon and select from available stickersWhatsapp webpage

  8. To add text to your sticker, click the J icon and type your text in the text box. You can choose different fonts and change font and background colorWhatsapp webpage

  9. The Pen The icon allows you to paint colors on your personalized WhatsApp sticker. You can select different brush sizes and customize your own colorsWhatsapp webpage

  10. Crop and rotate do what they say. To use them, click on the tool and use the controls below the work areaWhatsapp webpage

  11. The built-in photo editor also has to cancel and Remake buttons. Just click on one of them to reverse or repeat the last action respectively.Whatsapp webpage

  12. When you’re done, click Do in the upper right corner of your screen. You can go back to edit your sticker by re-selecting the image in the editor, then clicking Do finished againWhatsapp webpage

  13. Once you are happy with your sticker, just click Send and it will be sent to the person you are currently chatting withWhatsapp webpage

Save your custom whatsapp sticker

After creating your WhatsApp sticker, you need to save it so you can reuse it later. Unfortunately, there is no native option to save it to WhatsApp Web’s sticker library.

To save your personalized WhatsApp stickers, launch WhatsApp on your phone and open the chat where you sent the sticker you created (WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp Desktop, and WhatsApp app are all linked). Next, tap the sticker and select Add to favorites.

Alternatively, open WhatsApp Web, select the custom sticker from your last conversation, right-click on it, select Save asthen save it to a location of your choice.

The next time you want to use it on WhatsApp Web, just download it from your computer.

Start creating your own personalized WhatsApp stickers

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Creating a WhatsApp sticker is so simple that you can actually start and end an ongoing conversation if you’re so spontaneous.

However, you can take your time and create several different custom stickers in advance and save them to use when you need them.

Like WhatsApp, Telegram also lets you create custom stickers that you can use to spice up your chats.

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Joy Okumoko is a freelance tech writer who loves all things tech. She spends her free time crocheting and working on her crafts.

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