How to Use Avatar in Video Calls on Instagram And Messenger? - Know the Steps Here

The Avatar is a special feature that appears on Instagram and Facebook Messenger in Video Calls, which is used to make fun in video calls with friends. Let’s see how to use and create an Avatar in this article.

by Ruksana

Updated Apr 01, 2024

How to Use Avatar in Video Calls on Instagram And Messenger? - Know the Steps Here
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How to Use Avatar in Video Calls on Instagram And Messenger?

The Avatar is an interesting feature that is trending on Instagram and Messenger. The cool thing about using your avatar is that it copies your face's expressions. So, when you're on a video call on Instagram, your avatar looks just right and not weird, making your chats feel more natural and real.

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This Feature gives you more fun while you are on a video call with your favorite person. It’s easy to create and use an avatar. Know the access by the following steps. 

To Use Avatar in Video Calls on Instagram, follow these steps: 

  • Open the Instagram App.

  • Click the Chat Icon on the top right of the corner. 

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  • Search and select the people whom you want to call or scroll down your chat box to select the person. 

  • Click the Video Call Icon at the top of the chat. 

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  • Touch the picture of yourself on the left side of the screen to change the picture into an avatar. 

How to Use Avatar in Video Calls on Instagram And Messenger? - Know the Steps Here

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  • Or you can change the other avatar instead of the current avatar feature by clicking the icon. 

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To Use Avatar in Video Calls on Messenger, follow these steps: 

  • Open your Messenger App on your iPhone or Android device. 

  • Search or scroll in your chat box to select the person, you want to video call. 

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  • Click and start the Video Call icon bar at the top right of the chat. 

  • Click the Avatar icon at the left on your call. 

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  • It takes some seconds to appear in your picture in Avatar. 

  • To change the other interesting avatar, Just tap the icon again. 

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To Stop : 

  • To Stop the avatar, just tap the ‘X’ symbol in your call on Instagram and Messenger.

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  • Both Instagram and Messenger have the related steps to use an Avatar. 

How to Create Avatar in Video Calls on Instagram?

To Create an avatar in Video Calls on Instagram, follow the steps below: 

Install the App: 

  • Install the Instagram app and Open it. 

Visit your Profile Page: 

  • Click the profile tab at the bottom-right corner. 

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  • Click the 'Edit Profile' Button.

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  • Tap on ‘Edit picture or avatar.’

  • Move to the Avatar tab and click the Create Avatar button.

Go with the prompts: 

  • Follow the steps that appear on the screen to select your skin tone, hairstyle, face shape, and more.

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  • Click the ‘SAVE CHANGES’ to save.

  • It takes some time to update and click ‘Next’ to after updation.

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  • At last, your Preferred Avatar will be created. 

How to Create Avatar in Video Calls on Messenger?

Open Facebook App:

  • Tap the Facebook app icon on your phone's home screen.

Access Menu:

  • Look for the menu icon at the top-right corner in Android or the bottom-right corner on iPhone of the screen.

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  • Tap on it.

Find Avatars:

  • In the menu, find and tap on "Avatars".

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Create Your Avatar:

  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

  • Choose your preferred skin tone, face shape, and more.

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  • Tap "Save" when you are done.

Wait for Avatar Creation:

  • Facebook will create your avatar. Wait for it to finish.

Tap Next:

  • Once your avatar is ready, tap on "Next".

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  • Use Your Avatar in Messenger

How to Create Facebook Messenger Avatars on a Computer?

Step 1: Download DemoCreator

  • Go to the website of DemoCreator by Wondershare.

  • Find the download section and choose the version that is supportive with your computer's operating system.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions to download and install DemoCreator on your computer.

Step 2: Launch DemoCreator

  • After installation, launch the DemoCreator application by double-clicking its icon on your desktop or finding it in your applications folder.

Step 3: Choose Avatar Creation Mode

  • Once DemoCreator is open, look for the option to create avatars. 

  • The "Avatar Creator" option will appear.

  • Click on this option to enter the avatar creation mode.

Step 4: Customize Your Avatar

  • In the avatar creation mode, you'll see various tools and options to customize your avatar.

  • Start by choosing the appearance of your avatar, including the hairstyle, facial features, clothing, etc.

  • Use the available tools to adjust each feature according to your preferences.

Step 5: Add Accessories and Effects

  • After customizing the basic appearance of your avatar, you can add accessories like hats, glasses, or jewelry.

  • Explore the different effects available to enhance your avatar, such as backgrounds or special effects.

Step 6: Save Your Avatar

  • Choose a location on your computer where you want to save the avatar and give it a name.

  • Click "Save" or "Export" to finish the process.

Step 7: Use Your Avatar on Facebook Messenger

  • Now that your avatar is saved on your computer, you can upload it to Facebook Messenger.

  • Open Facebook Messenger on your computer's web browser or through the mobile app.

  • Find the option to change your profile picture or avatar.

  • Upload the avatar file you created with DemoCreator and set it as your profile picture or avatar in Facebook Messenger.

Finally, You have successfully created and uploaded your avatar to Facebook Messenger.

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