How to make Instagram stickers from your selfies and use them as reactions

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Little by little Instagram has added new features to its section of chat and instant messaging, which he shares with Facebook Messenger. In this case it was the turn of the selfie stickers.

This combination of boomerang + emoji + selfie is one of the new options offered by the platform to give a more personal and above all fun touch to yours conversations and publications.

How to make Instagram stickers from your selfies and use them as reactions



We know you've seen them in other profiles and you want to have your own sticker and for that, we are here, as we show you step by step how you can create them and start sharing them now.

What is a sticker?

Before we start with this little tutorial, chances are you're not entirely clear what is a sticker. Therefore, we tell you a little so that you can get into context and better understand its meaning.

Instagram and Messenger receive news for chats.

A sticker concerns images that can be used in your publications, text messages that go beyond what traditional emojis show. In this case it is possible make a sticker of anything, from a heart to a meme, a word or a situation.

Without a doubt, they have become a complement more than necessary in our days, sharing almost all conversations in the world through different platforms such as Telegram, WhatsApp, Facebook and more, as well as in posts and publications in general.

How to create an Instagram sticker with your selfie

Now that you understand what a sticker is and what it is for, it's time to move on to what's really important: how to make instagram stickers from your selfies and use them within Instagram in your stories, posts and even chat.



Even though it might not seem like it, create stickers with your selfies it's easier than you can imagine. It only takes a few steps to create suggestions and share them with your friends. So, without further ado, let's go to the tutorial.

  • Make sure you have the latest version of Instagram.
  • Log in to your account Instagram from your favorite mobile device.
  • Once in your account, go to the chat section and choose a conversation or create one if you wish.
  • Go to the bottom of the screen and locate the image emoji button with a happy smiley face, then click the option "Selfie".


Enter the chat window of a friend or family member on Instagram

  • You can then choose between 6 different reactions to create your sticker (,,,,,), plus a selfie without animation. Try it as many times as you want until you consider that the result is perfect and uniform.
  • Once you get the result you like best, save it in yours library of stickers to use it whenever you want.


Create a fun selfie sticker

It is important to remember how important it is to have the latest version of instagram installed on your device, as otherwise you may not be able to create your own sticker.

As you will see, it is that easy create instagram stickers from your selfies, as it's one of the ways the platform has made it easier for its users to be creative and fun in their conversations.

Now you just have to take your best selfie and customize it with different reactions and give your conversations a more special touch. What are you waiting for? Go and try!

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