The answers provided to the FAQs applies to the newest update of Sketch.
The app is free to download and free to use. Most of the available stickers are free, and there are a couple of premium sticker packs you can buy.
We release new sticker packages on a regular basis. We do not announce updates before they are available. This is to guarantee that we do not give promises we cannot fulfill.
We are happy to receive ideas and input from our users through our beta channel. Learn more about
How to become a beta tester
On a Sony device, you can print a sketch directly. Open the sketch you want to print, tap the menu in the top right corner and tap Export as image. Open your Album and tap the sketch you exported. Tap the menu in the bottom left corner and choose Print.
All functionality and most of the stickers in Sketch are free, but to be able to offer more and branded content, we also have sticker packs for purchase.
In the Sketch application, open the navigation menu and tap Settings. Under the caption Notifications you can select which type of notifications to turn off.
By using pinch and zoom you can either shrink or enlarge your stickers. You can also move the sticker around.
To scale the text after writing something, press the Aa icon in the top menu. Here you can change text color and set text size by sliding the grey colored bar.
To optimize application performance, Sketch reduces the image size when importing photos.
To set the dimensions of an imported picture to the same dimensions as the sketching area, instead of tapping Start with a drawing, tap Start with an image as background and select your picture. This will automatically set the dimensions of the sketching area to the same dimensions as the imported picture.
You can adjust the opacity or transparency of a color. In the color select, tap the color wheel. Here you can set the opacity by adjusting the slider.
To change the font after writing something, tap the "Aa" icon in the top menu. Here you can change text color, set text size and change font.
To color an enclosed area, use the bucket fill tool. You can set the sensitivity by sliding the gray bar. Lower sensitivity will color a bigger area and higher sensitivity will color a smaller area.
In the Explore section you will find three captions: POPULAR, FEATURED, WORLD. POPULAR shows recent sketches with the most activity. FEATURED shows sketches selected by the Sketch team. WORLD shows some of the sketches that are beeing shared righ now.
My Feed shows sketches shared by users you follow, including your own shared sketches. Tap on a user profile image to see all sketches shared by that user.
When viewing or editing one of your sketches, tap the icon depicting a globe to open the share dialog. Add a caption to your sketch and share it to the Sketch community. Users can now see, like, and comment the sketch.
My Feed shows sketches shared by users you follow, including sketches you yourself have shared to your gallery.
When a sketch is shared to My gallery, it will be visible to users when they visit your profile. Users following you, will also see it in their feed. The sketch may also appear in the World section.
When viewing your shared sketch, select the remove option. The sketch will then no longer be visible to other users.
When you follow a user the sketches shared by that user will be shown in the My Feed section. The user you follow can see that you are following. In the same way you can see the users following you. You can at any time stop following a user.
You can remove any comment on your own sketches and you can remove your own comments on any sketch. Touch and hold the comment to access the option menu.
When viewing a sketch, a report option is available in the option menu. Reported sketches will be reviewed and handled accordingly.
To prevent abuse and to limit the amount of sketches entering the community, only one sketch per twelve hours will be shown in the World section. All the sketches you publish will appear in My feed and your followers' feeds.
Check your Internet connection. If you are connected to the Internet and still can't publish your sketches, try logging out and in again.
We take abuse very seriously. If you see any harmful or in other ways offensive content, please report it and we will act accordingly.
To report a sketch, select the sketch you want to report. Tap the Options menu and then Report. To finish the report, add a description and mark whether you are reporting the sketch due to copyright infringement or inappropriate content. If you are reporting the sketch due to copyright infringement, please include where to find the original piece in the description.
There are several ways to start a collaboration. The easiest way is to open the application, tap the menu in the top left corner, select Collaborations and start a new sketch from there. Or, when sketching, tap the menu in the top right corner and select Collaborate. After selecting which sketch to add to the collaboration, you enter a timeline view. There you can invite your friends to collaborate and see what they published on this sketch collaboration.
Make sure that your browser application is not set to launch links in the browser by default. To start collaborating through a link you need to launch it with Sketch. To change browser application settings of your device, go to Settings>Apps and tap your browser application. Under the caption Open by default tap CLEAR DEFAULTS. The next time you tap the link to the collaboration, open it with Sketch.
To become a beta tester of Sketch you need to join the Google+ community.To become a Sketch beta tester:
Step 1: Join the Sketch Beta Test community.
Step 2: Press Become a Sketch beta tester link below to accept becoming a beta-tester of Sketch
Step 3: Press "Download Latest Sketch from Google Play" to download the newest beta version.
We have noticed that some beta testers are unable to download the beta version straight away. It may take some time from joining the beta group until the new version of Sketch gets available on Google Play.Become a Sketch beta testerDownload the latest Sketch version from Google Play
For further questions feel free to contact us at SketchSupport@sonymobile.com