WhatsApp, the messaging app that has become synonymous with the lives of many, has added a set of new features with the new update for iPhone. While the update 2.18.30, does not make a lot of changes in terms of look and feel of the app, it does introduce features like stickers and the ability to search participants in a group chat. These features are aimed to make your experience using the messaging app a lot better and simpler.
The update allows a user to add stickers to their videos or photos they share with another. As of now, with the update, you can add time stickers or location stickers to the video or photo you want to share. The other feature on the new update for WhatsApp for iPhone includes the ability to search for a participant in a group chat and send a message directly to them from the Group Info window.
Here’s how to add the new ‘stickers’ feature on WhatsApp for iPhone
Step 1: In order to add a location or a time sticker, all you need to do is tap on the ‘+’ icon which can be seen in the message box.
Step 2: Then you will need to look for the ‘Photo and Video Library’ and hit it.
Step 3: Once you are here, you need to select the video or photo that you wish to share.
Step 4: After you have selected the video or photo you wish to share, you need to look for the location or time sticker that can be found if you once you tap on the smiley icon.
Step 5: Place the sticker on your desired location, and hit send!
Step 6: If you wish to remove the sticker, all you need to do is to hold the sticker and drag it to the bin icon which is located on the top left corner.
The new update is now available on the App Store for iPhone. For compatibility, your phone has to be running on iOS 7.0 or later. However, Android WhatsApp users need to worry as the Facebook-owned messaging app is testing the feature as well. However, there is no strict timeline that has been provided that when the update will be available.