Animated Avatars are all the rage these days. Different platforms like Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram allow users to make an animated avatar of themselves and use it within the platform. You can use your avatar in your Stories or as a sticker in DMs. In this article, we bring you 2 simple ways to make an animated avatar of yourself.
Make an animated avatar using Instagram
Step 1: Open your Instagram profile and tap on the hamburger menu at the top right corner of the screen. Choose Settings.
Step 2: Tap on ‘Account’ and then select ‘Avatar’.
Step 3: The Avatar editor will launch on your phone. Browse through the various categories and pick the facial and bodily attributes you want. You can be creative and customise your avatar however you want. Tapping on the mirror icon will turn on the front camera, making it easier to select the attributes that match your look.
Step 4: Once you’re done editing your avatar, tap on ‘Done’ at the top right corner of the screen.
Step 5: Select ‘Save Changes’.
You can always return to the editor whenever you want to change how your avatar looks. YOu can use this avatar as a sticker on your Insta stories and DMs.
Create an animated picture of yourself using ToonMe
Step 1: Download and install the ToonMe app from the Google Play Store.
Step 2: Open the app and select the Toon filters category. Choose the filter you like.
Step 3: Select a picture of yourself from your phone gallery to apply the filter on.
Step 4: ToonMe will apply the filter on the image and turn it into an animated picture.
Step 5: Save the picture on your device.
These are the 2 simple ways to make an animated avatar of yourself. You can also make a Snapchat Bitmoji and a Facebook Avatar. Due to their integrated platforms, Facebook and Instagram share the same process when it comes to making an animated avatar. However, once you make an avatar of yourself, you cannot use it outside of the platform.