WhatsApp allegedly rolled out avatars for a select group of Android beta testers. According to a WABetaInfo report, WhatsApp users can now use Facebook-like avatars as their profile pictures and stickers thanks to the upgrade. WhatsApp has updated to version 18.104.22.168 with the introduction of a new beta update for Android users.
A new way to express oneself on WhatsApp, avatars are now being sent out to a select group of lucky beta testers on WhatsApp beta for Android. According to WABetaInfo, you can customise your identity with avatars by creating a digital expression in WhatsApp Settings. Some fortunate beta testers can now create an avatar with WhatsApp beta for Android version 22.214.171.124.
According to the screenshot included in the article, after customising an avatar, WhatsApp will instantly create a new sticker pack so that you can share stickers with your friends and family. You can also select an avatar to use as your WhatsApp profile picture. Open WhatsApp Settings if you want to check if the feature is accessible for your account. If you find a new section here named “Avatar,” it means you may immediately start generating an avatar right now.
According to the report, since this function has only recently been made available to select users, you might run into a few minor difficulties when setting an avatar. If this happens, try again until you’ve chosen the avatar’s ideal appearance.
Some privileged beta testers have received the option to create an avatar after updating WhatsApp beta for Android from the Play Store. As always, don’t panic if you don’t have this capability; more users will be able to configure an avatar over the next several weeks, so keep your WhatsApp version updated in the meanwhile.
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