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PESDK/Android/Guides/Stickers/Add Stickers

From Resources

PhotoEditor SDK supports adding custom stickers from the resources. In this example, we load both a custom sticker and an existing sticker from the assets:sticker-emoticons module.

Custom sticker asset#

Here, we create a custom sticker using ImageStickerAsset. It takes in a unique identifier (used for serialization/deserialization purposes), and the sticker's resource drawable.

Add sticker to AssetConfig#

To use the sticker, it must first be available in the SDK's backend. This is done by adding the sticker to the AssetConfig.

Create a custom sticker category#

We then add the stickers to a StickerCategoryItem and provide it with an id, name, and thumbnail ImageSource.

Configure UiConfigSticker#

Here, we configure UiConfigSticker and add the custom sticker category as the first item in the list.

class PhotoAddStickersFromResources(private val activity: AppCompatActivity) : Example(activity) {
override fun invoke() {
// In this example, we do not need access to the Uri(s) after the editor is closed
// so we pass false in the constructor
val settingsList = PhotoEditorSettingsList(false)
// Set the source as the Uri of the image to be loaded
.configure<LoadSettings> {
it.source = activity.resourceUri(
// Create a custom sticker
val customSticker = ImageStickerAsset(
val existingSticker = ImageStickerAsset(
// Add custom sticker to AssetConfig
// Create custom sticker category
val customStickerCategory = StickerCategoryItem(
ImageStickerItem("custom_sticker", "Igor", ImageSource.create(R.drawable.custom_sticker_igor_thumb)),
settingsList.configure<UiConfigSticker> {
// Add custom sticker category to the UI
it.stickerLists.add(0, customStickerCategory)
// Start the photo editor using PhotoEditorBuilder
// The result will be obtained in onActivityResult() corresponding to EDITOR_REQUEST_CODE
.startActivityForResult(activity, EDITOR_REQUEST_CODE)
// Release the SettingsList once done
override fun onActivityResult(requestCode: Int, resultCode: Int, intent: Intent?) {
intent ?: return
if (requestCode == EDITOR_REQUEST_CODE) {
// Wrap the intent into an EditorSDKResult
val result = EditorSDKResult(intent)
when (result.resultStatus) {
EditorSDKResult.Status.CANCELED -> showMessage("Editor cancelled")
EditorSDKResult.Status.EXPORT_DONE -> showMessage("Result saved at ${result.resultUri}")
else -> {