How to Export WhatsApp Stickers? A Complete Guide

by Anna Sherry   Updated on 2020-12-03 / Update for  WhatsApp Tips

Sometimes ago, WhatsApp introduced stickers that are utilized by users for communicating with other people on this app. Generally, Stickers are known to be pictures that are designed in vector format for depicting a wide range of emotions. WhatsApp Stickers function like emojis and are found under the sticker tab of WhatsApp. Apart from using the existing WhatsApp Stickers, this app also enables users to create their custom sticker packs that can be used any time they want. In this article, you will learn everything about using WhatsApp Stickers.

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Question 1. Where Are WhatsApp Stickers Stored?

If you want to find WhatsApp stickers on your device, you should check /storage/emulated/0/WhatsApp/media/WhatsApp Stickers/. From this location, you can back up all your WhatsApp stickers to export it later or even use it for other things of your choice.

Question 2. How to Backup WhatsApp Stickers on iPhone

While you may be enjoying the use of your favorite WhatsApp stickers, you should note that various things can happen to your device and, thus, make you lose all the stickers. Generally, if you want to reset your iPhone, it can make you lose your stickers. Besides, if your iPhone is already filled, you may consider backing up WhatsApp stickers and other media files so that you can export to other devices to free some memory on the iPhone.

Method 1. One Click to Export All WhatsApp Stickers to Computer

One of the best ways to back up your WhatsApp stickers on the iPhone is to export everything from your device to a computer. If you have a Mac, we recommend that you download Tenorshare WhatsApp Transfer and use it back up the stickers. Apart from helping you export WhatsApp stickers to Mac, this tool is also good for backing up data on iPhone or Android devices, backing up WhatsApp chats, and restoring social apps on your iPhone.

To use iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer, this is what you have to do:

  • Connect your mobile device to computer and then launch the app. On the home interface, you should choose “WhatsApp”. Then, check out at the left menus bar and tap “Backup”.

    tap backup on icarefone whatsapp transfer
  • At this stage, you need to back up the stickers on your iPhone. This will take a few minutes based on the number and size of stickers that you want to back up. When the backup process is complete, you should tap “View Backup” to move to the next step.

    view backup on icarefone whatsapp transfer
  • Take a look at the left menu bar on your screen. You should see the logo of everything that can be exported. This normally includes audios, messages, photos, contacts, videos, etc. Therefore, in this situation, you should select all sticker packs that you want to export to your Mac. After you have selected all the sticker packs you want to export, you should tap “Export to Computer”.

    export backup to computer with icarefone whatsapp transfer
  • At this stage, you need to select the place where you want the WhatsApp stickers to be saved. We suggest that you create a new folder on the desktop of your Mac so that you can locate the WhatsApp stickers quickly and easily. Once you have created a new folder, select it and tap “Open”.

    open backup on icarefone whatsapp transfer
  • This process will take some minutes. Therefore, it is important for you to wait until you get a message that says “Export Completed” on the screen. Now, you have to tap “OK” and a folder named WhatsApp Attachment will be created automatically.

    export completed on icarefone whatsapp transfer
  • Afterward, double click the “WhatsApp Attachment” folder. Then you tap the “Stickers” folder to see all the stickers that have been saved on your Mac from WhatsApp.

    tap backup on icarefone whatsapp transfer
  • If you want to add the stickers to Library on Mac, simply double click to view and then add.

Once you are taken with all these steps, you have exported all your WhatsApp stickers from your iPhone to Mac. With this, you can retrieve the files whenever you need them.

Method 2. Export WhatsApp Stickers through WhatsApp Export Chat Function

Another well-known option for exporting WhatsApp stickers is the use of the WhatsApp export chat function. You don’t need to download any special tool as everything can be done easily on your phone. However, this option has certain drawbacks.

Foremost, you have to export each media file one by one. Hence, it will take a long time before the process can be completed. Also, you cannot export more than 10,000 media files. So, if you intend to export stickers and other kinds of files, you may need to select only the most important ones.

If you don’t mind these downsides of this option, follow the steps below to export WhatsApp stickers through the WhatsApp export chat function.

  • Send all the WhatsApp stickers to one of your chats. Then, open the chat you sent the stickers to
  • On your iPhone or iPad, click the contact name of the chat you opened and then scroll down. When you see “Export Chat”, tap it to start the process.

  • The stickers will be exported automatically. When the process is complete, select the app you want to export the data to. It is recommended that you choose email as you can easily retrieve the WhatsApp stickers whenever you need them. Google Drive is another option. Everything will be exported in the form of a zip file. You can also add a .txt file and folder to it.

Question 3. How Do You Make Your Own Stickers

Apart from using the default WhatsApp stickers, you can also create your stickers. Various apps are designed for this particular purpose. So, you can go to Apple App Store to check out the best apps for creating your custom stickers.

In this article, we will describe how you can use the Sticker.ly app to create your stickers.

  • Firstly, download Sticker. Afterward, launch it.
  • Then, look at the bottom center of the screen and click the “+” button. Input the “pack name and creator name”. At the top right of the display, click “Create”.

  • Then click “Add Sticker” and select the image you want to turn into a sticker from your library.
  • Click “Auto option” and then utilize the Adjust and Text features to edit the picture to suit your taste. When you are done, click “Save”.
  • Once the sticker is saved, click “Add to WhatsApp”. This will take a few seconds. Click “Save” to complete the process.

Now, you have created custom stickers and added them to WhatsApp. Use them whenever you want.

The Bottom Line

If you understand the content of this article, you now know what you need to do to export WhatsApp stickers and even create your custom stickers. This is time to enhance your chats on WhatsApp with the stickers.

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  Updated on 2020-12-03 / Update for  WhatsApp Tips

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