The good news is that Apple has opened up iMessage to the App Store, so there are an abundance of sticker packs currently available in the Store. And if you are looking for ways to send such packs as gifts, you have come to the right place. In this post, we are going to cover how to send an iMessage sticker pack as a gift. Let’s dig in.
Before diving in, you first need to make sure that your iPhone/iPad is running on iOS 10 or later, as iMessage sticker packs are only available on iOS 10 and later.
First and foremost, you will need to find the right sticker pack by delving into the iMessage sticker store.
Step 1: Open the Messages app on your iPhone/iPad.
Step 2: Choose a contact.
Step 3: Next, tap the App icon beside the iMessage field.
Step 4: Tap the App drawer in the bottom left corner.
Step 5: You need to tap Store, and then choose a sticker pack.
Step 5: Tap the Share icon (looks like a box with an arrow coming out of the top) at the top-right corner of the summary.
Step 6: A share sheet should appear. Just tap Gift.
Step 7: You are asked to type in the recipient’s email address that is used for the Apple ID. You can also add a personal message.
Step 8: Choose a date to send the gift.
Step 9: Tap Next at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 10: Choose a gift card theme, and then tap Next.
Step 11: You need to confirm the information is correct and tap Buy at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 12: Tap Buy Now, and type in your Apple ID password.
Step 13: Tap OK > Done.
Your friend or family member should get an email from Apple with the gift. He/She just needs to tap the link to download it to his/her device. You can then chat with each other with all the animated fun arriving with the sticker pack.
That’s all there is to it. Run into trouble sending an iMessage sticker pack as a gift? Give us a shout in the comments section below and we’ll try to troubleshoot your issue!
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