How to Use Stickers and Apps in iMessage on iOS 10 for iPhone/iPad

You would like to get the best out of stickers and apps in iOS 10 iMessage on your iPhone or iPad. Here is the detailed guide to help you out!

Messages app has completely been revamped in iOS 10. Thanks to third-party app store along with a number of fantastic features like bubble effects, Markup, screen effects and more, it’s become amazing.

iMessage being opened to the App Store, a developer can create apps to let you play games, send payments and more from inside the app itself.

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How to Use Stickers and Apps in iMessage in iOS 10

Considering there are a lot of exciting options to help you liven up the messaging time, it would be worth checking out how stickers and apps work in iMessage.

How to Use Stickers and Apps in iOS 10 iMessage on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Messages from your Home screen.

Step #2. You have to tap on the show more icon (>).

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Tap on Arrow Icon in iMessages in iOS 10

Step #3. Tap on the Apps button, which looks like the App Store icon.

Tap on App Store Icon in iMessage App in iOS 10

Step #4. Now, you will have the access to a huge number of stickers and apps.

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  • You need to tap on the App Shelf button, which looks like four ellipses in a grid, in order to browse through all the installed iMessage apps.

Tap on App Shelf Button in iMessage in iOS 10

  • Tap on the More button, which looks like (+) in order to access the iMessage App Store. Just swipe to switch between different apps.

Tap on Plus Icon in iMessage App Store

  • If you want to expand the screen, tap on the upward pointing arrow from the bottom right corner. Tap on the downward pointing arrow if you want to return to the small screen.

Tap on Up Arrow to Expand App Store Screen in iMessage

Step #5. Tap on a sticker or app action to send it.

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Send Sticker in iMessage in iOS 10

How to Put Sticker on Top of an iMessage

Step #1. Open Messages app on your iPhone → Tap on the contact you want to send iMessage → Tap on the Show More button (>).

Tap on Arrow Icon in iMessages in iOS 10

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Step #2. Tap on the Apps button.

Tap on App Store Icon in iMessage App in iOS 10

Step #3. Next up, you have to swipe to switch to the sticker pack you wish to use.

Select Sticker in Message App in iOS 10

Step #4. Tap and hold on the sticker you wish to use → Drag the sticker to the message bubble you want to put it onto, and place it where you want it.

Put Sticker on Top of an iMessage

How to Modify Existing iMessages in iOS 10 on iDevice

With iMessages now being opened for developers to make the most of, you may soon have a lot of apps to help you modify your messages to the best of your liking. So get ready in advance.

Step #1. Open the Message and head over to the iMessage you want to modify.

Step #2. Tap on the iMessage bubble and make the changes with the given options.

Step #3. Finally, tap on the Send button (an upward pointing arrow.)

That’s all folks!

What do you think of iMessage in iOS 10? Do share your experience with us in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is our editor-in-chief and reviewer who takes care of He is passionate for wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.


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