How to Add Stickers to Photos

Spice up your texts and social media pics

What to Know

  • For Facebook, open Messenger > Camera > Photo Gallery > Smiley Face > select sticker > tap Arrow to send or Save.
  • For Snapchat, Gallery > Camera Roll > select photo > Edit > Sticker > select sticker > Share.
  • For any other photo, use something like PicsArt to add stickers. All Photos > select photo > Sticker.

This article explains three ways to add stickers to photos for social media. Instructions apply to Android and iOS devices.

How to Add Stickers to Photos in Facebook Messenger

These instructions will show you how to add stickers to photos from your phone's gallery.

  1. Open the Facebook Messenger app and tap the Camera icon.

  2. Tap the Photo Gallery icon in the lower-left corner, then choose a photo from your phone's gallery.

  3. Tap the white Smiley Face icon on the right side of the screen.

    Camera icon, Photo icon, and Sticker icon on the Facebook Messenger app
  4. Scroll through the stickers and tap the one you want.

  5. The sticker you chose will appear in your photo. Tap and hold the sticker to adjust its position. Pinch to zoom in and out with your fingers to change the sticker's size.

  6. Tap the arrow at the bottom to send your photo to a friend.

    Stickers and Send icon on FB Messenger app

    To save the edited photo, tap the Save icon at the bottom of the screen.

How to Add Stickers to Photos in Snapchat

Follow the instructions below to add stickers to photos in Snapchat for Android and iOS.

  1. Open the Snapchat app and tap the Gallery icon at the bottom of the screen.

  2. Tap Camera Roll, press and hold the photo you want to add stickers to, then tap Edit.

  3. Tap the Sticker icon on the right side of the screen.

    Gallery icon, Edit, and Sticker icon on Snapchat
  4. Tap the sticker you want to add to your photo.

  5. To adjust the location of the sticker, tap and hold the sticker, then move your finger to change the position; pinch to zoom with your fingers to change its size.

  6. Tap the Share icon at the bottom of the screen to send your new photo as a Snap or post it as a Snapchat Story.

    Stickers and Share icon on Snapchat

How to Add Stickers to Photos in PicsArt Photo Editor

You can also add stickers using standalone photo editor apps like PicsArt Photo Editor.

  1. Open the PicsArt Photo Editor app and tap All Photos to access your phone's photos.

  2. Tap the photo you want to add a sticker to.

  3. Tap the Sticker icon at the bottom of the screen.

    All Photos and Sticker icon on PicsArt
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