How to convert a photo into WhatsApp sticker

Tutorial with video to know how to convert a photo into WhatsApp sticker and send it using chat.

The way we communicate has taken a turn with the passage of time and currently doing it through the screen of a mobile phone or a computer is very common.

Undoubtedly, the queens of communication in the virtual world are social networks and instant messaging applications such as WhatsApp.

WhatsApp is unquestionably the most downloaded app to chats from the Smartphone. That’s why the news and new features have not stopped appearing since the beginning.

And there is no doubt that emoticons have been one of their strengths when establishing conversations between users because as you know, a picture is worth a thousand words.

You already know that using WhatsApp application, you can send photos and videos. In addition, now you can send stickers too. But, can we customise our own images into stickers?

Video tutorial to convert a photo into WhatsApp sticker:

WhatsApp developers answer your question that you can do it too. Next, I will show you how to create personalised stickers with your own photos and send them via WhatsApp.

How to turn a photo into a sticker for WhatsApp?

Turning personal photo’s into Sticker requires a third party application to install. Don’t worry, it’s safe and sound. WhatsApp doesn’t add this feature by default. Hopefully, they will add sooner or later. Let’s start!

Step 1

The first thing you should do is download the Sticker Studio App from the Play Store.


Once downloaded, you must open it. Select the “+” symbol at the top.

Add Image

Step 2

The second thing you should do is to create your pack of stickers.

Note: To be able to use the stickers, you must create at least 3 stickers in the same folder. When creating the first sticker, you will have to name the folder.

Step 3

You will see that a pop-up menu is displayed where you need to select either “Select Photo” or “Capture Photo“.

  • Select Photo: You can use a photo that you already have in your gallery.
  • Capture Photo: You can take a photo at that moment.

Select Option

Step 4

Once you have selected the right option, you must allow permission to access phone gallery and camera.

Note: For Android Nogut 7.0 or above, you can’t allow permission from a third-party application. You must open the default setting app to change android apps access permission.

Allow Access

Step 5

Now you will see that a new window appears – Camera App or Gallery Folder, based on your previous selection. Now you have to either capture photo or select photo from the gallery.

Select Option

Step 6

Once selected or captured, You must select the desired photo area by moving your finger around the edge of the photo that you want to turn into Sticker.

Step 7

Once you have finished, you will see the image you have selected crop. You must select “Save“.

Save Sticker

Important: You have to create at least 3 stickers in the same way in the same folder.

Step 8

Finally, you will see that at the top of the Stickers folder, the WhatsApp symbol appears. You must select it so that this folder is added to your WhatsApp account.

WhatsApp Sticker

Note: To add more stickers to the same group, you have to enter the same folder already created and follow the same procedure.

How to send photo sticker by WhatsApp?

Once you have created our group of stickers, you can send them by WhatsApp. To do this, you must follow below steps:

Step 1

The first thing you must do is enter one of the WhatsApp conversations within the chat section to which you want to send the Sticker.

WhatsApp Emoji Option

Once inside the chat, tap on the emojis icon from the keyboard.

Step 2

Now you will see that several options. For this case, you must enter the stickers tab.

Upload WhatsApp Sticker

Step 3

You will see that the package you have created appears at the top. If you select it, you will see all the stickers.

Send Stickers

Step 4

If you select them, you can send each of them to the WhatsApp conversation.

Converted Photos into WhatsApp Sticker

In this way, you will be able to customize your Stickers to send them on WhatsApp and have a fun time.

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