WhatsApp is making it easier to search for stickers

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In this article we will see a new way to search for stickers. The feature will be released in a future update, but WABetaInfo, as always, will let you see a preview.


Common questions Answers
Name of the feature? Sticker Suggestions
Status? Under development
Availability? The feature will be available in a future update for iOS and Android.
I’ve the most recent update installed but I don’t see this news, why? The feature is not available yet for the public, but you can see here a preview.
Previous news? WhatsApp backups: problems and solutions

WhatsApp is developing a feature that allows to quickly search for stickers. The feature will analyze the first word typed in the chat bar and, if it matches any sticker saved in your sticker library, a suggestion will be shown.

As you can see in this screenshot, the sticker icon will look different when there is a suggestion. The user can tap that icon and he will see all suggestions found from WhatsApp.
You can see a demo video below:

This feature perfectly works for official WhatsApp sticker packs. Third party stickers created from apps like Sticker Maker aren’t compatible with this feature, but I’ve contacted the developer and he is currently working on a new update that will support this new feature, associating emojis with your stickers. We will announce on WABetaInfo when the feature is available.
The feature is under development and it will be available in a future update on WhatsApp for Android and iOS. Stay tuned for more announcements!


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