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iPhone users can soon forward WhatsApp sticker packs to their contacts

Sharing stickers on WhatsApp can get a lot more interesting because you might just get the option of sharing the entire sticker pack and not just one sticker.

Story highlights
  • WhatsApp may soon let iOS users forward sticker packs.
  • The feature was spotted during one of the beta tests, and it would be limited to iOS initially.
  • The feature has been rolled out for iOS beta users only.

WhatsApp stickers are an important tool for people who are quite expressive. It also saves the lazy ones from typing out sentences because the sticker, with animation as an added advantage, does the job quite well. But now sharing stickers can get a lot more interesting because you might just get the option of sharing the entire sticker pack and not just one sticker. The feature was spotted during one of the beta tests, and it would be limited to iOS initially.

As per Wabetainfo, WhatsApp might soon roll out the ability to share sticker packs on the app. "WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature today, that allows you to quickly forward official WhatsApp sticker packs to your contacts.If you want to verify if the feature is enabled for you, just open the WhatsApp Sticker Store and select a sticker pack to see its details. If you see a forward button, it means the feature is available for your WhatsApp account," the wabetainfo report read.

Before you get too excited, the feature has been rolled out for iOS beta users only. If you are a beta tester, update your WhatsApp to WhatsApp beta for iOS 2.21.120.13 to get the feature. Some existing beta builds may also get this feature soon.

For those of you who have updated to the latest beta version, you would notice a forward icon next to a sticker pack. When you tap on the forward icon, you can select chats where you can send the sticker pack to. When you tap on the send option, WhatsApp will to quickly view and download the sticker pack.

Notably, only the WhatsApp sticker packs can be forwarded to contracts. Users cannot forward sticker packs that have been downloaded using third-party apps. The feature is currently available to iOS users but the features' tracker reports that it would soon be rolled out to Android beta testers. WhatsApp is yet to make an official announcement about the same no we don't know yet whether the Facebook-owned messaging app will consider a stable rollout or not.

Apart from this, other features that WhatsApp is reportedly working on is the multi-device support, disappearing mode and view once feature. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart had confirmed launching the above-mentioned features official soon during an exclusive chat with Wabetainfo.