By creating your own Facebook avatar, you can send custom stickers to your friends. This way, every Facebook conversation gets your very own touch. We explain step by step how to create your own Facebook avatar.
How to create your personal Facebook avatar
Whether in the comment field, in the status or in the Messenger. Your Facebook avatar can be used flexibly and makes every type of communication a highlight. However, the avatar can only be created via the Facebook app.
- Open the Facebook Menu
First, open the menu in your Facebook app. This is located by the 3 lines at the top right edge.
- Option 1: Go to the Avatar Editor
Under “Show more” you will find the Avatar item. This is where the Avatar Editor will open up.
- Option 2: Use the “Try it out” feature
If you already noticed another avatar in your feed or somebody else’s profile, then you can click on “Try it out” here and this will also take you to the editor.
- Use the front camera to create your avatar
You can activate your front camera via the mirror icon on the right edge of the screen. This makes it easier to create your avatar.
- Customize your avatar
While creating your avatar, you can highlight your individual facial features, choose your outfit as you like and also add other personal features like beard, wrinkles, glasses or headgear.
- Finish and save
When you are satisfied with the result, finish the process by pressing the blue “Done” button.
- Share your avatar
Finally, you can share the finished avatar in your feed, send it to friends as a sticker or use it as a profile picture.