How to Create Facebook Avatar [App/Messenger]

Due to the global pandemic, the lockdown has been imposed all around the world. People are forbidden to meet, travel, and step out of their houses. As the people are restricted to their houses the social media platforms have seen a surge in use. The use of Social media has been increased by 87% during the lockdown. 2.6 billion people around the world were active On Facebook alone in the month of March, 2020. When meeting physically is impossible in these days, people interact with their loved ones through social media platforms. To make it more interesting for its users the social media giant, Facebook has launched the “Avatar feature”  on its Android app in competition to Bitmoji and Apple’s Memoji. Let us look at the features and How to Create Facebook Avatar.

Facebook rolled out its avatar feature to its user in the US in the month of May this year and to its Indian users in the month of July, 2020. This feature allows users to create a variety of face shapes, skin tones, hairstyles, and outfit options.

Complete Steps on How to Create Facebook Avatar:

  1. Open the Facebook App on your smartphones or tablets scroll down to the bottom of your homepage and click on the menu icon in the bottom right corner.

  2. Now Scroll down to the bottom and tap on “See More” and select AVATARS.

  3. Tap on next and then click on Get Started.

  4. You can now choose to personalize your avatar and make it look like you.

  5. Select your skin tone then tap on next at the bottom to choose your hairstyle and select short, medium or long to choose the hairstyle you prefer.

  6. Tap on the water droplet at the bottom of the menu to select hair color options.

  7. You can change your avatar face complexion, shape, and add lines.

  8. Choose eye shape, color, and makeup as you prefer.

  9. You can also choose your eyebrows shape and color and then there’s AI wear noses and shape, mouth, and facial hairs.

  10. You can choose on to body select a body shape and then choose an Outfit and headwear of your preference.

  11. When done tap Check Mark in the top right corner and then tap done and your avatar is done. You can even see stickers featuring your avatar face in the sticker icon.

  12. You can send these stickers to your friends on Messenger and WhatsApp chat.

  13. Tap on the share icon in the top right corner and then Tap on Share to feed. Select the pose and tap share at the bottom which will be shared on your timeline.

  14. You can even use these stickers while commenting on Facebook posts.

Steps to Create Avatar on Facebook Messenger:

  1. Open the Messenger App.

  2. Open the chat section of any of your friends.

  3. Click on the smiley icon present at Right below corner.

  4. You’ll find the first option as “Make Your Avatar”, Click on it.

  5. Then customize your Avatar from the upcoming options.

A user can edit their avatar anytime from Facebook’s bookmark section i. e., three horizontal lines in the bottom right of the Facebook mobile app.

Making an avatar can be a favorite fun for many people on Facebook. This feature allows the users to have fun by creating their own cartoon clones and share it with their friends and family and have a hearty conversation. Facebook is currently deciding upon letting users use an avatar as their profile pictures and in groups. It is also deciding upon to add new options to avatar such as wrinkles.

Also Read: How To Use Instagram Reels [Complete Guide]

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Priya Kumari Jha is a college student pursuing BSc. She aims to be a Marine Microbiologist and is working on her way to achieve it.

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