Facebook Avatar Launched in India: How to Create and use your Avatar Features

Facebook Avatar Launched in India: How to Create and use your Avatar Features

Facebook has recently launched its new feature (Facebook Avatar) for users in India, Facebook Avatar is a new feature on Facebook that allows you to create a cartoon photo of you. In this article is all you need to know about an avatar, and how to create and use them.

Facebook Avatar

Facebook avatar is a new feature on Facebook that enables its users to create and customize a cartoon version of themselves. This feature is available on the Facebook mobile app, but it not yet available in some countries, this feature is created to allow its user to share a range of emotions and expressions in a fun and personalized way, this feature comes with various hairstyles, outfits, faces, etc, that enables its users to customize their avatar to their desire.

How to Create an Avatar

To create an avatar is a very easy process, to create an avatar you`ll

Steps to download and install the Facebook mobile app, and sign up. 

If you have the Facebook app already, just login to your FB account.
  1. Go to the “Menu”
  2. Scroll down and click on “See More”
  3. Select “Avatars” and click on “Next”
  4. Tap on “Get Started”
  5. Select a skin colour
  6. After you select a skin colour, choose a hairstyle, face shape, outfit, etc.
  7. After you customize your avatar, click on the “Checkmark” icon.
  8. Click on Next” and then “Done”.

Facebook Avatar Creator App

A lot of people prefer using a cartoon photo of themselves, to prevent Cyber-bulling. Using an avatar as a profile picture will keep you safe. Here is a list of some apps that make an avatar, if the avatar feature is not yet out in your country.


This is one of the most popular and best emoji and avatar maker apps for Android. Bitmoji works with apps like Snapchat, Gboard, etc, and has a 3rd party app support. This app makes an avatar that looks like you pretty much.


In Xpresso, there are a couple of ready-made avatars, but you can still create your own from scratch. In this app, you can create GIFs, and it also has a lot of clothes, glasses, and shoes to try on.


This app uses manga-style graphics. Here, you can choose elements, expressions, and features with the tap of a button. It has a lots of options when it comes to eyebrows, expressions (anger, monster, and villainous), smiles, etc.


This is ome of the best avatar and emoji creator app. In Zmoji, you can create your own character emoji face and animoji.

Facebook Avatar Launched in India

The Facebook Avatar has since been made available in the US, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, Australia, and is recently rolled out in India. Facebook has rolled out Facebook Avatar, to one of its biggest markets by user’s account, India. The avatar feature in India comes with a lot of faces, hairstyles, and outfits. These outfits include Bindis, Kurtas, Sarees, turbans, and a lungi option, which is customized for Indian users. 

Facebook Avatar not Available

If you are not able to access the Facebook Avatar, it`s either;
Your Facebook app is bot updated: You need to have an updated Facebook app to be able to access this nee feature. 
It`s not yet out in your country: as I said earlier, The Facebook Avatar is available to just New Zealand, Canada, US, Australia, and India. If this feature is not yet out in your country, then you can`t access it. You just have to wait till it rolled out in your country. 
When you are through with creating your avatar, you can use it as stickers, as your profile picture, in comments,  and in chats. Here is how to use your avatars. Click here

Facebook Avatar on Messenger

To use your Avatars on messenger, 

  • Tap on the Face Icon. The face icon is beside the type message section.
  • When you click on the face icon, you will see Use avatars as stickers
  • Click on the Sticker Icon, you can use your avatars.
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Facebook Avatar as Stickers

Your avatars can also be used as stickers, to send your avatars as stickers, click on the option that says “share as stickers” on the top right corner of your screen. When you click on that, you will see a wide range of stickers available for you to share. 

As Profile Picture or on News Feed

Using your avatar as your profile picture is a nice idea, to do this, tap on the arrow icon at the top right corner of your screen. You will see two options at the bottom of your screen, Share as profile picture and Share on news feed. Select the option you want.

Facebook Avatar as Comment

To be able to use your avatar as comments, go to the comment section and click on the Face icon. You will see a colored face icon at the bottom of your screen, click on it and you will see all your avatars. Make your choice, and use your Avatars as a comment. Click here

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