Facebook Avatar: How to make yours!
Are you starting to see everyone on Facebook having small versions of themselves in Avatar mode? Are you wanting to create on of yourself? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We will break it down for you, step by step, to create an Avatar that is the little version of you! We’ve got you!!
Facebook will be updating by small groups to add things like freckles, birthmarks, etc. I can’t wait to see all the options we will have to help make our little people unique!!
How to Make your Facebook Avatar- with visuals:
**There are two ways to get into the Avatar Creator, we will go over them both!**
Step One: Open up your Facebook App. Click ‘Comment’ on the first post you see on your timeline.
Step Two: Click the smiley face next to the GIF image. Then you will see a banner along the bottom that reads: ‘Get Stickers of you Make Your Avatar’. Tap ‘ Make your avatar’.
**The other way to get into the creator studio is:
Alt. Step One: Open up your Facebook App. Click the three lines in the upper right hand corner (yours may be in the lower right hand corner depending on your phone).
Alt. Step Two: Scroll down and tap ‘See More’.
Alt. Step Three: Tap on Avatars.
Alt. Step Four: Tap Next, then ‘Get Started’.
Once you’re in the Creator Studio, it’s time to create your Avatar! Scroll through or follow the step by step directions below!
Step 1: Select your skin tone! Facebook has 27 different skin tones, so choose the one that is closest to yours.
Step 2: Time for hair!! Under the ‘Hair Style’ Icon, you will see a ‘short, medium and long’ option. You can scroll through and find one that best fits what you want! Just tap each option until you find yours!
Step 3: Hair Color!Touch the drop icon next to ‘Hair Style’. This allows for you to change the color. Scroll through until you’ve got the perfect color!
Step 4: Face Shape! Do you have a heart shaped face, or a round? You can have whatever face shape you want!
Step 5: Eye Shape! Scroll through and select the eye shape that best fits you. **TIP: I took a selfie of myself and compared it to all the options until I found the one closest!**
Step 6: Eye Color!Tap the drop icon to change your eye color.
Step 7: Lashes! Tap the mascara wand to add lashes!! You can go full glam or au naturale!
Step 8: Eyebrows! You know the drill–Select the shape you want, then tap the drop icon next to it, to choose the color!
Step 9: Glasses!! Select the perfect pair OR go without! Tap the drop icon to change the color of your lenses.
Step 10: NOSE! This was tough for me to choose, so I scrolled through all of them until I found the perfect one!
Step 11: LIPS! You can have the perfect pout now! Or maybe you already do? Scroll through and select your lips! Tap the ‘lipstick’ icon to change the color of your lips.
Step 12: Do you have facial hair? Or maybe wish you did? Add it onto your Avatar here! Tap the drop icon next to the facial hair option, to change the color!
Step 13: Body Shape! Scroll through to be as curvy or thin as you want! There are only six options!
Step 14: Change your outfit! There are 14 options to choose form. I’m sure that Facebook will upload more in the future?!
Step 15: HATS!! We all love a good hat! Tap the drop icon next to the Headwear icon, to change the color.
LAST STEP: Tap the ‘Check’ icon in the upper right hand corner. Watch your Avatar create before your eyes! Click Next, then Done.
Now you can start commenting on friends posts with personlaized stickers of you!! Just click the Smiley Face next to the GIF option.
Find your new Avatar Stickers in a messenger by clicking the purple icon:
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