Think you know your way around Snapchat? If you do, we are impressed. The popular app is one of the more convoluted social media platforms out there and in all likelihood if you aren't about 15 you're going to have no idea what's going on.

But Snapchat is making more and more amazing features and we’re here to keep you in the loop. This article shows you how to make stickers on Snapchat, and how to use them. You can be as normal or as weird as you want, which is pretty much the beauty of Snapchat and its many features. 

So, here is how to use stickers on Snapchat. The only thing we can’t show you is when not to use them, Linda!

There are two ways to create a sticker:

1. How to create a sticker on Snapchat

  • Open Snapchat on your device
  • Take a photo on Snapchat

  • Select the scissors on the right hand side of the screen
  • Draw around the area you want to cut out

  • When you release your finger, the sticker will pop up on the screen. It has also been saved to your sticker collection, which can be accessed (scroll to How to use Snapchat stickers)

2. How to create a sticker on Snapchat from your camera roll

  • Open Snapchat on your device
  • Select the Memories tab located at the bottom of your screen (under the shutter button)
  • In Memories, select the Camera Roll option

  • Find and tap your photo, so that it fills your screen
  • Tap and hold in the centre of the image, you will see some options pop up at the bottom. Select the option, ‘Edit Photo’

  • Now select the scissors on the right hand side of the screen
  • Draw around the area you want to cut out

  • When you release your finger, the sticker will pop up on the screen. It has also been saved to your sticker collection, which can be accessed (scroll to How to Use Snapchat Stickers)

There are then two ways to send a sticker:

1. How to send Snapchat stickers in photos

  • Take a photo or select one from your camera roll (if you decide to select an image from your camera roll you must be in the ‘edit’ mode, we explain this in the section above)
  • Select the sticker tab (it’s the third one down)
  • Now you can access stickers from Snapchat and Bitmoji, to access your custom stickers you need to select the familiar scissors icon, now you can see all of your stickers
  • Select the sticker you want to use and create a masterpiece

2. How to send stickers in Snapchat chats

  • You can also send your stickers in chats, open up the chat by tapping on your chosen friend’s name.
  • Next click the smiley face and select the familiar scissors
  • Now tap on the sticker you want to send, tap multiple times to spam your friends with a sticker of their face.