Google introduce Allo to compete with Messenger, WhatsApp on September 21, 2016. But it seems that it still struggle behind the popular social apps. Google hasn’t stopped it from adding upgrades and new features. But with the latest new features The new selfie stickers in Google Allo, some people might want to give it a second look.
How to create selfie stickers in Google Allo?
With the latest update on Allo, Google is introducing a long-rumored feature called selfie stickers. Stickers are central to its appeal, as Google looks to bring an Apple Messages-style to Android. Google is using neural networks here “to analyze the pixels of an image and algorithmically determine attribute values by looking at pixel values to measure color, shape, or texture.” Translation: They actually look like you. Also read: How to Select Best WordPress Hosting (Beginner’s Guide) To use this new feature, You can start a new message with someone who has the Allo app installed. Now tap the emoji button in the message field. Swipe left to scroll past the default stickers and tap the overflow (three dots) menu. Now you can tap the smiling sticker icon on next screen. In the list at the top section, a new option to turn a selfie into stickers. If you’re not seeing it, then clear the cache (Settings>Apps>Allo>Storage>Clear Cache) and quit the app. If you’re still not seeing it, you can force stop (Settings>Apps>Allo) see if that works. When you tap the selfie sticker option, you’ll see a Create button. Now you’ll enter a Snapchat-style selfie screen that lets you snap a photo. Once you like what you see, tap the camera button and Google’s engine will begin to work its magic. The process takes about five seconds. After that, you can either save them to your gallery or customize your face for better accuracy. The new update to Allo is rolling out to the Play Store, but you can also side-load the Google-signed APK from APKMirror. Image Credit: Greenbot