How to Make a Bitmoji

updated September 1, 2023
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Jaqueline Corradi
Jaqueline Corradi
Content Manager

When you learn how to make a Bitmoji, you can create your own personalized emoji to send messages through different apps. You can choose the face and body characteristics of the emoji according to yours. Check out the article to know more about it. 

What Is a Bitmoji?

Bitmoji is a personalized emoji that you can customize multiple details, changing characteristics like hair length and color, eye format and color, skin tone, facial and body shape, clothes, and much more.  

You can set the avatar to look as close as possible to you. Once you finish that, you will have several emojis with different expressions and poses to send in your WhatsApp messages, for example. 

Bitmoji is also used on Snapchat, where the avatar you created will appear on your profile page to represent you. You can include the Bitmojis in your snaps, and send them in the chat to your friends. 

How to Make a Bitmoji Using Its App 

It's simple to understand how to make a Bitmoji, it just takes a few steps. You will create it using the app with the same name. 

1 -  Install the Bitmoji app on your smartphone;

2 - Click on "Create Avatar", and follow the instructions to create your account;

The image shows the Bitmoji app page where you can choose to continue with Snapchat, create avatar or log in.

3 - Choose if you want to create a woman's or man's avatar;

The image shows a woman and a man Bitmoji

4 - You can take a selfie so that the app will suggest the avatar characteristics according to it, or you can customize everything manually;

Bitmoji page where it's written "Start with a selfie! Take a selfie so we can help you create your Bitmoji. Conitnue. Skip".

5 - Choose your avatar characteristics and outfit;

Bitmoji customization page

6 - Click on "save";

Your avatar is ready to be used. If you want to change your avatar's outfit, hairstyle, and other details, you can edit it whenever you wish. Now, to enjoy your personalized emojis, you need to set up the Bitmoji keyboard.

How to Add Bitmoji Keyboard on Your Smartphone

Now that you have learned how to make a Bitmoji, it's time to enjoy your avatar by using it on your message apps. To turn on the Bitmoji keyboard, you need to: 

Bitmoji instructions to add Bitmoji keyboard

1- Go to your smartphone settings menu;

2 - Look for the Bitmoji app, and click on it;

3 - Click on "Keyboard";

4 - Turn on Bitmoji. 

After you have done that, when you open Whatsapp, Telegram, and other message apps, you can see your personalized avatars by clicking on the world icon on the keyboard. 

How To Make a Bitmoji on Snapchat

Bitmojis is integrated with  Snapchat, which means you can build your avatar using this social media platform without even needing to install the Bitmoji app. It just takes a few steps: 

1 - Open the Snapchat app and log into your account;

2 - Go to your profile page, and click on the avatar;

Snapchat profile page

3 -  Choose the option "Edit Avatar";

Bitmoji settings page

4 - Customize the avatar as you wish, and click on "Save". 

Snapchat page to customize the Bitmoji

Enjoy Your Customized Emojis

After learning how to make a Bitmoji, explore the emojis that were created and use them to send personalized messages. Did you know that teachers are making their avatars and teaching students to make their own? They are using this as a tool to make the online classes more interesting, and funny as well.

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