How to send a sticker in Messages on your Apple Watch

Stickers are one of the big new features that came along with Messages in iOS 10, and while you won't have access to full sticker packs, you can still send these fun attachments to your contacts using your Apple Watch running watchOS 3, though it is a bit limited.

Here's how!

How to send stickers using your Apple Watch

  1. Launch Messages from the Home screen of your Apple Watch.
  2. Tap the conversation in which you wish to send a message. Alternatively, Force Touch (press firmly) on the display to bring up bring up the New Message option.
  3. Tap the emoji button (looks like a smiling face).

Open Messages, choose conversation, tap emoji button

  1. Swipe to the right to get to the Recents screen.
  2. Find the sticker you want to send in your recent items, and tap it to send.

Swipe right for recents, tap sticker


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Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.