We have received a lot of requests asking for a tutorial how to create Facebook Avatars so that they can use them in their comments, posts, stories and everywhere else. This is the step-by-step tutorial on how to create the avatar. No avatar option on Facebook? No problem, it is solvable, just try the tutorial below.
Step 1: Select the three horizontal lines in the bottom-right corner of your screen. If you are using an Android phone please refer to the instructions in the article about Facebook avatars on Android phones!
Step 2: You should scroll down and select “See More”.
Step 3: Select the option “Avatars”.
Cannot see the avatar option? Check out our guide how to solve the avatar not showing up in the menu issue.
If you cannot see this link then it means Facebook did not include you in the wave of users to receive the avatar functionality yet. Please wait a little bit and they will roll out it to everyone.
Step 4: On the window, which opens afterwards, select “Next”.
Step 5: In the following window select the button “Get Started.”
Step 6: Choose a skin tone form the options you like in the window (you can scroll to see them all). There is a wide range of options, therefore I am sure you will find something. Click “Next” at the bottom of the screen.
Step 7: In the next window you will see more options, where you can customize your avatar in the variety of ways by picking their hairstyle, hair color, hair length, face shape, eye shape and color, makeup, eyebrow style and color, nose shape, mouth shape and color, facial hair, body shape, outfit, eye wear, hat and more. Click on the buttons in the top area to choose between different options and click on them to preview the changes on your avatar.
Pro tip: You can click on the mirror icon near the top-right corner of the screen to open your device’s front-facing camera, which will allow you to look at yourself while creating your Avatar.
Step 8: When you have finished customizing your Avatar, click on the check mark icon in the top-right corner of the screen in your device.
Step 9: On the window which is opened click “Next.”
Step 10: Just click “Done.” in the next window.
Congratulations – you have now finished creating your avatar – you can leave this window and begin using your personalized Avatar stickers in comments, Stories and more inside the Facebook app.