By Demi twitter / Last update February 24, 2023


How to save WhatsApp stickers as images?

I want to use WhatsApp stickers outside of the app. So is there any way to export my favorite stickers to my phone?

- Question from forums

WhatsApp stickers help a lot when you communicate with others. They perfectly express your emotions, they're amusing, and there's always an applicable sticker for any occasion. While, here comes a question - how can you use them outside WhatsApp? For example, you’d like to use one of them as a comment on a Facebook post. Then, you may think of how to save WhatsApp stickers in gallery on your phone.

WhatsApp stickers

Don’t worry, this guide comes to help. You will be given three ways to save WhatsApp stickers to camera roll on iPhone. Let’s get started.

Way 1. How to save WhatsApp stickers in gallery with WhatsApp Export Chat

The in-app chat export function in WhatsApp is one of the solutions to export WhatsApp stickers and save them to gallery on your iPhone. Please be noted that there are some limitations of this export functions, such as:
• You can only export chat one by one;
• Every chat export is limited to 10, 000 messages when you choose to export them with media files.

If you don’t mind, send WhatsApp chats that include wanted stickers to yourself and then save them to your gallery. Here are the steps.

Step 1. Open WhatsApp app on your iPhone > Go to the chat you want to export > Tap the name of the chat.

Step 2. Choose Export Chat option > Choose Attach Media because you’re going to save WhatsApp stickers.

Step 3. Choose Mail option > Enter the email address and send it to yourself or someone else. The exported file is saved in ZIP format that contains .txt documents and .mp4 media files.

save WhatsApp to email

Step 4. After that, log into your email account, and then you can get to the WhatsApp stickers and save them to your iPhone gallery.

Way 2. How to save WhatsApp sticker as image via screenshot

It is also a wise choice to save WhatsApp stickers in gallery on iPhone via screenshot. Although screenshots will take a long time, especially if you have a lot of WhatsApp stickers that need to be saved in gallery, screenshots are one of the simplest ways to make it.

If you don’t mind such drawback, follow the steps below to know how to save WhatsApp stickers to camera roll.

Step 1. Get to the WhatsApp app > Get to each sticker you’d like to save in gallery, and take screenshot.

Take screenshot on iPhone with Face ID: Press and quickly release both the Side button and the Volume button at the same time.

Take screenshot on iPhone with Touch ID: Press and quickly release both the Home button and the Top/Side button at the same time.

take screenshot on iphone

Step 2. You may need to edit the stickers locally on your iPhone like trim the white border of the stickers so that they can be better-looking.

Way 3. How to save WhatsApp stickers in gallery from PC

The WhatsApp web version provides you with an easy way to download WhatsApp stickers to your computer. You can firstly download WhatsApp stickers and transfer them to your iPhone gallery using a professional iOS data transfer tool.

Step 1. Download wanted sticker from WhatsApp web
1. Open WhatsApp web on your computer and log into your WhatsApp account.

2. Open a conversation on your WhatsApp that has the stickers that you want to export.

3. Right-click on each sticker and select the Save image as option > Choose a location to save the stickers > Click Save to confirm.

save WhatsApp sticker as image

Step 2. Transfer WhatsApp stickers from PC to iPhone
FoneTool is a powerful and easy-to-use data transfer tool for iOS devices. With FoneTool, you can transfer selective photos, videos, music, etc. from PC to iPhone, iPhone to PC, and iPhone to iPhone.

It helps transfer 100 WhatsApp stickers to iPhone in just 3 seconds, and the transferred images will be saved in their original quality on your iPhone.

Free download FoneTool to your computer, and follow the steps below to transfer WhatsApp stickers from PC to iPhone in three simple steps.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone with a USB cable > Install and run FoneTool, and click Phone Transfer > Move the cursor to PC to iPhone and click Start Transfer.

go to transfer

Step 2. Check the Photos icon on the top of the interface > Click the folder icon to choose and open WhatsApp stickers that were just downloaded. You can also directly drag and drop them to the blank box.

add photos

Step 3. Finally, make sure you have all WhatsApp stickers added, click Start Transfer to begin.

start transfer

When the transfer is completed, you can go to the Photos app on your iPhone to check your WhatsApp stickers.


That’s all for how to save WhatsApp stickers in gallery on iPhone. We hope that this guide will be helpful, and you have got a satisfactory tool and method to save WhatsApp stickers.

Now you can use WhatsApp stickers on multiple applications now. For more queries or feedback, please feel free to contact us.

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