How to Use Memoji Stickers to React to Text Messages

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You probably already know that you can react to text messages with a heart or a thumbs up. But Memoji stickers are another fun way to react to text messages and give your conversation a personal touch. You can add stickers to an iMessage, even after that message was sent! If you already have a Memoji sticker sheet, then you probably want to know how to add those stickers in a message. This tip will show you how to add a Memoji sticker after the message is already sent, for the ultimate in text customization. Read on to learn how to use your Memoji stickers for text messages.

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How to Add Stickers to a Message

  1. Open the Messages thread you want to use.
  2. If you see your app menu on the bottom of the screen, tap the gray App Store icon.
  3. Select the Sticker sheet icon.

  4. Select the Sticker sheet you want to use.
  5. Now, drag and drop the Memoji sticker you want to add to the conversation.

  6. You can drop it anywhere you want on the screen, and the person you’re talking to will see it as well!

That’s all there is to it! Now you can use Memoji stickers to react to your conversations. This works for all the stickers, not just Memoji, so you could react with a cow, an octopus, or any of the other fun options. Next, learn how to make a sticker out of a photo.

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Tamlin Day

Tamlin Day is a feature web writer for iPhone Life and a regular contributor to iPhone Life magazine. A prolific writer of tips, reviews, and in-depth guides, Tamlin has written hundreds of articles for iPhone Life. From iPhone settings to recommendations for the best iPhone-compatible gear to the latest Apple news, Tamlin's expertise covers a broad spectrum. 

Before joining iPhone Life, Tamlin received his BFA in Media & Communications as well as a BA in Graphic Design from Maharishi International University (MIU), where he edited MIU's literary journal, Meta-fore. With a passion for teaching, Tamlin has instructed young adults, college students, and adult learners on topics ranging from spoken word poetry to taking the perfect group selfie. Tamlin's first computer, a Radioshack Color Computer III, was given to him by his father. At 13, Tamlin built his first PC from spare parts. He is proud to put his passion for teaching and tech into practice as a writer and educator at iPhone Life.