A feature has been added to the newly released version of WhatsApp (version 2.18) which enable one or teaches on how to create WhatsApp stickers instead of using the default stickers in WhatsApp. There is now a new option in emoji section of the app called stickers. Below is the step by step guides on how to create your WhatsApp stickers for personal use:
Step by step guides
First create the image you wish to use as your sticker without background (PNG file format). Because, WhatsApp only accept images or pictures without background for stickers. How do we create image and remove the background to be able to use as our sticker then?How to convert your photos into a transparent or no background; from your smart or android phones, go to the Google play store and search for “background eraser app”.
Download the app and install as directed appropriately, and then open the image you wish to convert to sticker, erase its background and crop it.
Save the image in PNG format as WhatsApp only supports PNG formats image for stickers. Note that you can create atleast three images per pack. It should not be less than three images per pack for a sticker.
Next is to download “personal sticker for WhatsApp” app from the Google play store. Open the app and then, it will automatically detect all the stickers you have created.
Tap on “add” button located beside the sticker and tap on “add” again when asked. Once you are done adding, open WhatsApp app and go to the stickers section by pressing emoji icon from the left of the text box.
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Select the stickers’ option and search for the one you have created and added. Send it as you wish by tapping it. Share this little article on how create WhatsApp stickers for people that are interested.
Many people have been asking how they can hide their chats on WhatsApp using their smart phones or even iPhone. This article will give that guide on how to hide WhatsApp chats from people.
How to hide WhatsApp chats from people using iPhone and Smartphones
Just like the above article that explain how create WhatsApp stickers using the latest version of WhatsApp (2.18), you also need a version of WhatsApp that has the archive chats feature which allows you to hide your chat.
Step by step guide
Open WhatsApp and go to the chat screen where you can tap and hold the chat you wish to hide. On the top bar, select the archive icon. After that, this will probably archive your chat and you will not see the chat on the chat screen.
On your smart or android phone, you will see all archive chats at the bottom of your chat screen.
To archive your chats on an iPhone, follow the steps below:
Open WhatsApp and slide your finger across the chat you wish to hide in the chat screen from right to left. Then, tap archive. To see archived chats on your iPhone, scroll to the top and pull downward.
Note: you can always unarchive these chats anytime you want. To do that you will need to follow the outlined steps below for both iPhone and android phones.
To unarchive on android;
Scroll to bottom of chat screen and tap archive chat
Tap and hold the chat you wish to unarchive
On the top bar select the unarchive icon and that is it.
To unarchive on
In the archive chats screen, slide your finger across the chat from right to left
How to schedule WhatsApp messages on android phones
We may sometimes be too busy to post comments, information, and chat, send birthday wishes, new wishes or even send greetings to a group, family or even our friends. Some features and apps have made it possible that even while we are busy doing other things, we can schedule our messages to send automatically when we are not around or not online.
Though, WhatsApp don’t have any features for scheduling of messages, but however, some third party apps like “WhatsApp scheduler”, “Do It Later”, and SKEDit can help us to achieve such. There are the basic or free version of this app though, but the premium version can allow you to schedule not only chats but also to send photos and images. Follow the steps below and you will begin to schedule your messages in no time.
Download “WhatsApp scheduler” from Google play store or apk file from any of the websites and install.
Grant the app “accessibility” from your phone’s settings. E.g. settings »accessibility »services »enable the toggle
Open the app once it is installed and click on “+” icon from the bottom right
Select a WhatsApp contact or any WhatsApp group and then, set the time and date.
Choose the frequency and type your message
Tap on “create” button from top right corner to schedule
Note: You can schedule multiple messages at a time but not for the same scheduled time
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