The avatar functionality for Meta’s instant messaging software is now being rolled out. Mark Zuckerberg recently stated that users of WhatsApp will soon be able to design their Avatars for their profile picture or will be able to select from 36 unique stickers representing various emotions and behaviors. Users can create their Avatars by selecting eye form, hair color, a costume, and other options, similar to Facebook and Instagram.
In the upcoming days, everyone will be able to use the avatar feature. Update your WhatsApp app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to get the feature. Here is a quick tutorial on how to set up your Avatar and send personalized stickers if you have updated the app and the quality is now available on WhatsApp.
How to create WhatsApp Avatar
Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app on your iOS or Android phone.
Step 2: Open a chat and in the Message box, tap on stickers. On Android, the sticker option is in the emoji tab- next to the GIF.
Step 3: In the Avatar crater toolbox, start creating your avatar. Choose your skin tone, hairstyle, hair color, face shape, outfit, and other features.
Step 4: You can also try copying your facial features into your avatar. Simply tap the mirror icon available on the right side of the screen. The icon will turn on the front camera, and a small box will open in which you will be able to see yourself.
Step 5: You can also add bindi to your Avatar to add a desi effect to your feature.
Step 6: After adding all the features, tap on done, and WhatsApp will create your Avatar for a personalized messaging experience.
How to send WhatsApp Avatar stickers
Step 1: Open any WhatsApp chat and click on the sticker icon. You will find personalized stickers of your avatar, including love, reaction, sad lifestyle, and more.
Step 2: Scroll and find the Avatar you want to send in the chat.
Step 3: Tap on the Avatar, and it will be sent to your contact.
4th Step: You can save your favorite Avatar stickers for easy access.
Step 5: If you need to edit your avatar, tap the pen icon whenever you want to. You can customize your Avatar’s appearance by changing its clothing, makeup, and hairstyle.
How to set Avatar as a WhatsApp profile photo
You can also put your Avatar in your WhatsApp profile Photo. To add Avatar-
- After creating your Avatar, go to WhatsApp Settings.
- Open your profile photo and tap on edit.
- In the edit section, tap on Use Avatar and then select the Avatar face you want to keep as your profile photo.
- Select the background color and tap on Done.
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