Apple has created more amazing apps and stickers in Messages application. You can use stickers, chat bubbles & images, it helps to make your conversation interesting with your friends and family. So, here are the steps to use stickers and apps in Messages on iPad & iPhone.

Access the Applications & Stickers in messages on iOS Device

If you want to access the applications & stickers in messages on an iOS device, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First of all, unlock the Messages application on your iOS device.
  • Go to the App Tray option near to the text field, over the keyboard.
  • You should swipe the finger over the Sticker & apps selector at the lower part of the display. If you touch the icon, it will become larger.

Install New Applications & Sticker Packs in Messages on iOS Devices

You need to install new applications & sticker packs in Messages on the iPad or iPhone, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Get started by going to the Messages application on your iOS device.
  • You should select the App Tray option near to the text field.
  • Go to the App Store tab.
  • Then tap on Visit Store.
  • Now, go to the App Store & choose an application or sticker pack to buy or download.

View More Options in a Sticker Pack or Application in Messages on iOS Devices

If you want to view more options in a sticker pack or application in messages on an iOS device, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • To get started, unlock the Messages application on your iOS device.
  • Then you have to select the App Tray tab near the text field, over the keyboard.
  • Choose the sticker pack or application you would like to use.
  • Go to the Expand tool at the upper part of the application screen. 
  • Move the finger up in the application screen to view more.
  • When the process is done, select the Collapse tool at the upper part of the application screen.

Searching for the Applications or Sticker Packs in Messages on iOS device

You need to search for the applications & sticker packs in Messages on iPad or iPhone, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • To begin with, go to the Messages application on your iOS device.
  • Then you should choose the App Tray tab near the text field, over the keyboard.
  • You have to swipe left & tap on the More tab.
  • Navigate to the search section & enter the name application name.
  • After that, select the app or sticker pack to choose it.

Personalize the App Tray in Messages on iPad & iPhone

If you want to personalize the App Tray in messages on an iOS device, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First, you have to unlock the Messages application on your iOS device.
  • You have to go to the App Tray near to the text field, over the keyboard.
  • Then you should swipe left & tap on the More tab.
  • Select the red Remove icon to delete an application or sticker pack from the Favorites section.
  • Navigate to the green Add icon to add an application or sticker pack to the Favorites section.
  • Long-press an application until it moves the cursor it to various places on the Favorites list.
  • Now, switch the toggle of applications to add or delete it totally from the iMessage app tray.

“Peel & Stick” a Sticker in Messages on iPad & iPhone

You can“peel & stick” a sticker pack in Messages on iPad or iPhone, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • First & foremost, open the Messages application on your iOS device.
  • Navigate to the App Tray tab near the text field, over the keyboard.
  • Then you should choose the sticker you would like to share.
  • Set the finger on the sticker & hold until the sticker hovers.
  • After that, go to the chat thread & move the sticker into it.
  • Place the sticker on the upper part of a chat bubble. If the chat option gets a little dim, it means that the positioning is perfect.

Resize & Reposition a Sticker in Messages on iOS Device

If you want to resize & reposition a sticker in messages on an iOS device, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • Get started by opening Messages application on your iOS device.
  • Navigate to the App Tray tab near the text field, over the keyboard.
  • Choose the sticker you would like to use.
  • During hold the sticker, with the help of another finger to zoom in or out to enlarge or reduce the size.
  • While holding the sticker, with the help of another finger to rotate it in various directions.
  • Place the sticker on top of a chat bubble after resized & repositioned it.

Install an Application or Sticker Pack that Someone Else Sends you in Messages on iOS Devices

You need to install an application or sticker pack that someone else sends you in Messages on iPad or iPhone, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • To get started, open the Messages application on your device.
  • Then you should choose the chat thread the sticker is in.
  • Firmly hold down the sticker you would like to locate more about.
  • Thereafter tap on Sticker Details.
  • You have to tap on View.
  • Go to the Get button or select the price to purchase the application or sticker pack.

Remove a Sticker Which is Attached to a Chat Bubble in Message on iOS Device

If you want to remove a sticker which is attached to a chat bubble in messages on an iOS device, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • To begin with, open the Messages application on your iOS device.
  • Then you should choose the chat thread the sticker is in.
  • Firmly hold down the sticker you would like to remove.
  • Go to the Sticker Details.
  • Now, swipe left on the sticker’s details to remove it.

Emily Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, she has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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