Facebook Avatar Emoji Creator: How to create and use Facebook Avatars on iPhone & Android

With so many emotions and expressions to choose from, Facebook avatar emoji creator let you react and engage more authentically with family and friends across the app.

Within the app, you can also share your avatar directly to your feed or set it as a temporary profile picture.

The steps on this page will guide you from start to finish – to find your Facebook avatar emoji creator, get strated to make your first avatar, edit and share across other app.

We have used images to illustrate these steps.

How to Create Facebook Avatar Emoji on iOS and Android

Step 1: Tap the three horizontal lines – its called the “Menu” tab on Facebook

You should find it at the bottom-right corner of the screen if you’re using an iOS or at the top corner of the screen for Android.


Step 2: Scroll down and tap “See More.”

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Step 3: Tap “Avatars.”

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Step 4: Tap “Next.”

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Step 5: Tap “Get Started.”

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Step 6: Tap one of the skin tone options (you can scroll to see them all), and then tap “Next” at the bottom of the screen.

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Step 7: From here, you can customize your Avatar in a variety of ways that pleases you by choosing their hairstyle, hair colour, hair length, face shape, eye shape and colour, makeup, eyebrow style and colour, nose shape, mouth shape and colour, facial hair, body shape, outfit and more.

Tap the buttons across the top of the Avatars menu to switch between these different customization areas, and then tap one of the options to preview it on your Avatar.

Please Take Note: You can tap 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 as you create your Avatar.

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Step 8: When you’re done customizing your Avatar, tap the checkmark icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

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Step 9: Tap “Next.”

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Step 10: Tap “Done.”

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Now that you’ve created your Avatar, you can leave this menu and start using your personalized Avatar stickers in comments, Stories and more throughout the Facebook app.

Now check out the avatar sample we just crated out of this shaply guide.

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A finished avatar emoji

You have the freedom to spice your avatar at no limit. You can always design yours better than this.

How to Make an Avatar Emoji on Facebook Messenger App for iOS and Android

Make sure to have downloaded the latest Facebook Messenger app (HERE) before proceeding to create a Facebook avatar on Facebook messenger,

Or if you already have the app installed then ensure it is updated to the latest version. After updating

Then follow the steps below to start creating Facebook avatar on Messenger app:

  • Open the app drawer on your device and hit the Facebook messenger app icon to open the app.
  • Next, open a conversation on the Facebook messenger app.
  • Find the sticker option beside the field to enter your message and click on it. Note that you would only see this option if the Facebook avatar has been rolled out to you.
  • Click on “Make Your Avatar”.

After that, you would see options t create your own avatar just like using the Facebook app.

If You Still Can’t create a Facebook Avatar, Check this out

There has been a similar complaint by some users about the inability to create an Avatar on their Facebook account and Messenger since the launch on the May 16, 2020.

And here is what Fidji Simo, the head of Facebook’s app, said; the following was recommended to follow these steps

That first you need to upgrade your Facebook app, then go to either of the following:

  1. Go to Stickers and select the purple face, which should allow you to customize your avatar or,
  2. Go to bookmarks and look for Avatars under “See More.”

However, tips and suggestions has been coming from reddit users, which I believe can also be of use to you if you’re facing the challenge of not being able to create your avatar on Facebook.

  • One Reddit user said to make sure your location is turned on in Facebook
  • Another Reddit user said they were able to get theirs by using the “get it” icon in the lower right-hand corner of someone else’s avatar

You will also get the complete tips and suggestions here.


Is fun using the latest Facebook Avatar Emoji Creator to make a cartoon-like of your exact self. Plus other features that help you more to express yourself to your family and friends.

To start with make sure that you’re using the right Facebook app. Click here to download the latest Facebook App – Complete Facebook Apps; from messengers to the lite version.

Then apply those suggestions to see your Facebook avatar emoji creator feature.

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