Not everyone likes use a photograph of yourself on social media or messaging platforms. While some users use photographs of their pets or random images, other users work on that image by creating a personalized avatar.
If you want to know how to create your avatar for WhatsApp, in this article we are going to show you the best applications currently available in the Play Store to get it. These avatars can not only be used as a profile image, but also, and if the application allows it, you can create a series of emojis using the avatar as a base.
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Yes. I am talking about the social network Facebook. Even if you don't have a Facebook account, you can create an account to create a custom avatar, plus a series of emojis to express your feelings, reactions ...
The number of options available on Facebook It is so high that we can spend more than an hour to adjust each and every one of the customization elements that the application offers us.
Once we have created the avatar, we can take a screenshot, like the series of emojis and use them in other messaging applications.
The level of personalization offered by the Facebook application to personalize our avatar is equal to or even greater than the options that Apple offers us to create our animated Emojis.
Create an avatar with Facebook
To create an avatar with Facebook, we must go to any publication and click on the speech bubble icon to comment on it. Then it will be displayed in the right side of the text box the icon of a person.
By clicking on this icon, the application will invite you to create an avatar for our Facebook, avatar that also includes a large number of derived emojis and stickers that we can share through the social network.
Avatoon - Avatar and Emoji Maker
One of the most popular applications available in the Play Store to create both avatars and custom emojis of our avatar is Avatoon. Has a Average rating of 4,7 stars out of 5 possible after receiving almost a million reviews and more than 10 million downloads.
But in addition, it also allows us to create packs of stickers to share with our friends. More can not be asked of this application. To create the avatars, the application uses a facial recognition system to create the base that we can later modify.
Once created, we can modify any aspect of the avatar quickly and easily. It also allows us add expressions to create series of emojis to liven up our conversations and customize the appearance of our avatar with different types of clothing, footwear and accessories.
Avatoon is available for your download for free. If we want to take advantage of all the functionalities that it offers us, we must use the Pro version, a version that is priced at 40,99 euros per year and that offers us more than 900 options.
Beware of the application
As soon as the application is installed, a message appears inviting us to contract the Pro version with 3 free days as if it were necessary to use the application. At the top right, there is an X that will delete that message and we can access the application without having to pay.
Another interesting and very popular application to create avatars for WhatsApp available on the Play Store is Bitmoji. This application has a rating of 4,5 stars out of 5 possible after receiving more than 3,5 million valuations.
With Bitmoji we can create our avatar through a photograph or the camera of our device, offering us a very successful result. It also allows us to create series of emojis based on our avatar to enliven our conversations through WhatsApp or any other messaging application.
We can also create stickers of all kinds thanks to the extensive library that it puts at our disposal. Best of all, we can do them accompanied by another person as the protagonist, a functionality that is only available through Bitmoji.
To curl the curl, we can also create mugs, t-shirts, mobile cases, notebooks, cases ... with our avatarAlthough the price is somewhat high, it is another of the star features of this application.
Bitmoji is available for your download completely freeIt does not include ads but in order to get the most out of it, it is necessary to make use of a monthly or annual subscription (the latter is cheaper in the long term). The negative point that we find in this application is that it is necessary, yes or yes, register to use it.
Create your custom Avatar
If you just want to focus on creating a avatar of our face, you should give the Create Your Custom Avatar app a try. With this application, you will be able to create an avatar customizing the eyes, eyebrow shape, skin tones, lips, hair… in a very short time.
It also allows us create series of stickers to animate our conversations but not emojis, this being one of its most negative points. Unlike other applications that use the device's camera to create our avatar, with this application we must create it from scratch.
Create your Avatar has an average rating of 4,4 stars out of 5 possible after receiving more than 60.000 opinions. The application is available for your download for free, includes ads and purchases of 5,49 euros for each element available within the application
Although Dollify does not offer us so many customization options to create our avatar, it is an excellent option to consider if we do not find what we are looking for in other applications to create avatars. With Dollify we can choose hair type and color, eyes, mouth shape, beard type, hairstyle, if we use accessories such as glasses, earrings or piercings ...
Unlike other applications with Dollify it focuses solely on allowing us to create an avatar, nothing to create series of emojis or stickers to share throught social media. Dollify is available for download for free, it does not include ads but if you buy within the application, purchases ranging from 3,19 to 7,49 euros per item.
Mirror: the Emoji keyboard
The last application that we recommend to create an avatar for WhatsApp is Mirro, an application that has an average score of 4,3 stars out of 5 possible after receiving more than 160.000 evaluations. Mirror not only allows us to create a personalized avatar, but also allows us Custom emojis based on the avatar.
The application uses the device camera to scan our face and show us a preliminary version of how our avatar will be, an avatar that we can later customize as we want to suit our physique or how we would like to be.
Mirror - Emojis keyboard is available for your download for freeIt does not include ads but if you buy within the application, purchases that allow us to access all the available functionalities.