How to Use Avatar on WhatsApp? Time to Change Your DP!

Avatar on WhatsApp

Following Facebook and Instagram, Meta has recently rolled out the Avatar on WhatsApp. It is awesome, and you can even upload it as your WhatsApp profile photo. I will let you know more about how to use Avatar on WhatsApp and how to set it up, in this super easy guide.

WhatsApp is of the largest messaging social media platforms globally. It has the best user interface and tools, making it a must-have app for all smartphone users. The latest features introduced on WhatsApp include screenshot banning for one-time photos and an Avatar along with others. These two will be appreciated by its users for sure. Not allowing screenshots on one-time photos was the most awaited feature. It is a strong privacy tool.

WhatsApp Avatar includes all outfits, accessories, and skin tones that you have on Instagram or Facebook. Let’s examine how to use Avatar on WhatsApp without any further delay.

How to Use Avatar on WhatsApp?

You can use an Avatar on WhatsApp inside chats and as your profile photo. In chats, you can do all the possible stuff you used to do with stickers. Want details? Here you go:

How to Use Avatar on WhatsApp Chats?

WhatsApp avatar can be used to send your emotions and reactions and as a separate message. Here is how:

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp chat you want to send your WhatsApp avatar.

Step 2: Tap the Emoticon icon in the message field.

Step 3: Tap the Avatar icon in the bottom center.

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Step 4: Now browse the avatar sticker from the All tab or other tabs.

Step 5: Hit the mode or posture of your avatar to send it right away.

Avatar on WhatsApp

You need to follow the same steps if you reply to a text or multimedia on WhatsApp through the reply tool.

How to Use Avatar on WhatsApp as a Profile Photo?

Believe me or not, this option is more beneficial to me than using it in chats. Though you have limited postures of your avatar to use, they are all attractive. Here is how to use Avatar on WhatsApp as your profile photo:

Step 1: Tap the three vertical dots in the top right corner of the chats page.

Step 2: Tap the Settings option.

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Step 3: Tap on your Profile Photo.

Step 4: Tap the Camera icon on your profile photo.

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Step 5: Tap Avatar

Step 6: Now select the Avatar mode and the background color.

Step 7: Tap the Checkmark in the top right corner to save your changes.

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That is it. You have set your WhatsApp avatar as your DP.

How to Create Avatar on WhatsApp?

If you know how to create an Instagram or Facebook Avatar, your job is already done. The avatar editor on WhatsApp is a replica of FB and Instagram’s avatar editor window. If you don’t know, here is how to create Avatar on WhatsApp:

Step 1: Tap the Three Vertical Dots in the top right corner of the chats page.

Step 2: Tap the Settings option.

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Step 3: Tap on Avatar.

Step 4: Now start creating your avatar by getting started with Skin Tone.

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Step 5: Choose a hairstyle, dress, nose, lips, jaw, eyes, and more, and modify other details according to your needs.

Step 6: Hit Done in the top right corner once you are done creating the avatar.

Avatar on WhatsApp

You may view yourself on camera while creating your WhatsApp Avatar by tapping the globe icon in the upper right corner of the screen next to the Done option.

Avatar on WhatsApp

How to Get Avatar on WhatsApp?

As avatar is not released to all regions and users, here is how to get it:

 Avatar on WhatsApp

1. Update WhatsApp to check if the app has released the Avatar for you.

2. If it is not there in the settings menu after you update the app, go to your app store. Search “WhatsApps.” Tap on the result to open it. Swipe down to the options which say “Become a Beta User.” Tap on it and let the app auto-update. Open the app and start creating the avatar.

Wrapping Up

That is all about how to use Avatar on WhatsApp. It is one of the great recent updates. I love the idea of uploading it as a DP. However, WhatsApp should include more poses to the DP menu, and Avatars should be allowed to use in WhatsApp stories for wider use and fun.

If this article has helped you, let me know in the comment section below. For more updates, tips, tricks, and guides, keep browsing Path of EX.

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