WeChat for iOS has been updated to version 5.0. This new version brings new significant features to users.
Now the app provides support for stickers to spice up your messages. But the stickers are not available for free, you need to purchase them. You can access the sticker shop by clicking the ‘+’ button available in the emoticon keyboard or by going to the Me tab. Currently, the sticker shop consists of 5 different sticker packs, each pack costs $0.99 to unlock.
The update also brings support for favoriting moments or messages. If you want to save any moment or message for quick access, you just tap and hold the message, then choose Favorite in the contextual menu. You can be able to view all your favorites in the Favorites Messages section under Me tab.
Moreover, the update also brings a new Hold Together function that allows users to add friends closerby, holding together a virtual button.
The team behind the app has also launched a game named Tian Tian Ai Xiao Chu game tied into WeChat. This game is only available in the Chinese App Store.
iOS users can download the latest version of WeChat from Apple App Store. This app is available for free and is compatible with devices running on iOS version 4.3 or above.