How to Create Instagram Selfie Sticker?

Written by Emilija - Reviewed by Tijana Social Media / Instagram

2 min read

Have you ever sent a sticker of yourself to your followers on Instagram?

No?

Then you definitely should. It’s both fun and easy to do, plus nothing can capture your emotions more authentically than your own face with a few engaging effects.

So, even if you communicate on Instagram, you can still truthfully express your emotions with the help of personalized stickers.

Instagram users can send selfie stickers in messages and apply them to their Instagram stories.

If you haven’t heard about the selfie sticker feature Instagram has, no worries, this blog post will explain everything you need to know.

How to send a selfie sticker in Instagram DMs?

  1. Open the Instagram app and log in to your account.
  2. Click on the messenger icon in the top right corner.
  3. Tap on a specific chat.
  4. Tap on the sticker icon select the ‘selfie sticker option.
  5. Strike a pose in the circle and take a picture.

You can also add an effect by tapping on one of the emojis. Instagram offers a few emoji options smiling, crying, fire emoji, heart-eye emoji.

Once you are satisfied with the sticker tap on save or send it right away. That’s it. Now you have a fun sticker of yourself sent to your friends.

How to create a selfie sticker in Instagram stories?

  1. Open the Instagram app and log in to your account.
  2. Tap on Instagram stories in the top left corner.
  3. Upload a photo or a video.
  4. Tap on the sticker icon and search for ‘selfie’.
  5. Take a selfie and add emoji if needed.
  6. Tap the arrow to send ‘apply your sticker’ to your Instagram story.

Selfie stickers can also be applied to videos in Instagram stories. The same steps apply there as well. Additionally, users can move the sticker and place it in the wonted position in the story by long-pressing the sticker and moving it to the place where they want the sticker to be.

If you like creating and adding stickers to your stories, try out the new "Add Yours" Instagram sticker that allows users to comment on each other’s posts in threads by posting replays that match the topic of the story.

Learn how you can create your own Facebook avatar as well.