How to Use Stickers and Apps in iMessage on iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

iMessage is one of the favorite apps for messaging. With Stickers and Apps, things have changed a lot, for good. Expressing exactly what we feel through stickers is now an easy thing to do. Thanks to third-party developers for making funny and entertaining stickers pack.

It is not limited to just sending stickers, sending money from the Messages app is now a piece of cake. Without wasting any further time, let’s check out how to use Stickers and Apps on iPhone/iPad with iOS 12.

How to Use Stickers and Apps in iOS 12 iMessage on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Messages app on your iPhone / iPad.

Launch Messages app on iPhone X

Step #2. Enter the name/number of recipient and head over to the message compose screen.

Enter the name of recipient to compose iMessage on iPhone

Step #3. Once the iOS keyboard pops-up, you need to tap on the App Store (blue colored) icon.

Tap on App Store Icon in iMessage App in iOS 12

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

  • You can browse through different apps and stickers from the screen. Just tap Get to start downloading app or sticker.

Tap on Get button to download Sticker or App in iMessage in iOS 12

  • If you are looking for something specific, you can also search the App Store right from the screen.

Find the Sticker or App in iMessage Store in iOS 12

Step #5. After you have downloaded the Sticker/App of your choice, tap on the sticker or app action to send it.

Send Sticker or App in iOS 12 iMessage on iPhone

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.

Step #2. Tap on the Apps button.

Tap on App Store Icon in iMessage App in iOS 12

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

Open the Stickers in iOS 12 iMessage

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 in iOS 12

That’s all folks!

Signing off

Even though there are a plethora of third-party messaging apps available, iMessage has been on the top of the list amongst iPhone users. It is because of the security and privacy it offers. With the arrival of Apps and Stickers, along with Animoji, it will surely glue every iPhone user to the app. For now, it’s my time to say goodbye. Stay tuned for more informative posts.

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