How to Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars on iPhone and Android

Since quite some time ago, we have been using avatars on Instagram, Facebook, and Messenger. Now on 7th December’22, Meta-owned WhatsApp started rolling out Avatars to its users around the globe. Avatars are nothing new; they have long been a part of numerous applications like Snapchat, Facebook, and others. Finally, you can utilize this Avatar feature on WhatsApp as well. 

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Avatar is an innovative and unique approach to expressing oneself. The avatar is a virtual/digital representation of yourself that can be made from countless combinations of various face characteristics, hairstyles, and clothing. Users can now use their unique avatar as a WhatsApp display photo or pick one among thirty-six custom stickers that represent a variety of emotions and behaviors.

Sending your avatar to loved ones and friends is a quick and enjoyable method to express emotions. It can also serve as a terrific method to express yourself in a somewhat private way without using your actual photo.

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On 7th December 2022, WhatsApp confirmed that the functionality would begin to go out. This implies that depending on when you are reading this, WhatsApp avatars may or may not be accessible on your device just yet.

Note: To get the WhatsApp avatar functionality, update your WhatsApp app to the latest version. (Version 2.22.24.78 in Android & Version 2.22.33.77 in iOS. To check it on your Android & iPhone long press the icon of WhatsApp > App info > Advanced > App details.

How to Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars

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How to create an Avatar on WhatsApp

  • Open WhatsApp and tap on the three vertical dot icons from the top left corner of the screen.
  • Now click on Settings.
    How to Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars
  • Here on this page click on the Avatar option and then tap on CREATE YOUR AVATAR.
    Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars on iPhone
  • Now click on Get Started.

How to Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars

  • In order to see a glimpse of your Avatar, you must now select a skin tone. Use styling options like the type of body, face shape, Outfit, nose, lips, hair style, eye shape, nose/ear piercing, clothes, etc. to alter it.

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  • To finish, select Done in the upper right-hand corner.

Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars on iPhone

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How to use WhatsApp Avatar as your WhatsApp profile photo

  • Open WhatsApp and tap on the three vertical dot icons from the top left corner of the screen.
  • Now click on Settings.
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  • Tap on your existing profile picture and then click on the camera icon on your picture.
    How to Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars
  • Now choose option Avatar.
    How to Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars
  • You can select any expression, alter the background color, and tap on the tick ✔ button from the top right-hand corner.

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How to Use WhatsApp Avatar in Chats as a Sticker

  • Open WhatsApp and open any chat you want.
  • Now tap on the Emoji button and then from the bottom click on the Avatar icon.
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  • Then on Avtar to send it in the chat.

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How to Delete or Edit your WhatsApp Avatar

  • Open WhatsApp and tap on the three vertical dot icons from the top left corner of the screen.
  • Now click on Settings.
  • Here on this page click on the Avatar option.
    Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars on iPhone
  • Now you can choose the Edit or Delete Avatar option according to your need. 

Create and Use WhatsApp Avatars on iPhone

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To Wrap This Up

So, this is how you can create and use WhatsApp Avatar on Android & iPhone. This is actually a pretty fun feature to have. I have already created mine so what are you waiting for? Create your own WhatsApp avatar. Also, share your experience with it in the comments below.

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