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How to Change Facebook Avatar [Jan 2023]

Has Facebook Avatar ever caught your attention? An avatar is simply a cartoon representation of you. It may be used as your Facebook and Messenger profile image. Here, we've compiled some of the top solutions on how to change Facebook Avatar. For more information, keep reading.

As of February 2022, Meta has launched its 3D avatar customization. However, this feature is currently only accessible in specific locations, such as the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The method for customizing Facebook avatars remains unchanged. Consequently, the procedures outlined in this article remain appropriate.

Setting up Facebook Avatar is straightforward. If you've already created one, congrats! What if you're not content with your present Facebook Avatar? Can you still modify it? Yes, sure! So, how do you change your Facebook Avatar? That's what we'll be focusing on in this article.

Steps for Creating a New Facebook Avatar

 You're probably wondering how you can edit it at this point. Don't worry; all you have to do is follow these easy steps:

Step 1: Log in to your Facebook account using the mobile app. It doesn't matter if you're using Android or iPhone as long as you use the Facebook App. Update the app to the most recent version. Otherwise, you may have issues such as the Avatar not appearing.

Facebook account

Step 2: Navigate to the Account menu. Choose the hamburger icon on your Facebook app. It's generally in the lower-right corner of your app's user interface. When you access the main menu, you will see choices such as Groups, Watch, Marketplace, Dating, Friends, Memories, and so on.

Step 3: Click See more.


Step 4: Click the “Avatars” right next to the “Friends.” Once you choose it, it will open your Facebook Avatar interface automatically. You must click the “Edit” button in the upper right corner if you already have an avatar. The pencil-shaped button is the one you need.

Step 5: You are now set to modify or update your avatar! You may change its appearance to suit your preferences. You may alter its skin tone, eye color, nose, hair, cosmetics, and other attributes. You may also change your avatar's clothing. Facebook often updates different clothes, ensuring that your avatar is always fashionable.

Click Done

Step 6: Click “Done” after you are through customizing your avatar. Facebook will design your Avatar for you.

Additionally, you may use the mirror feature to compare your avatar to your actual appearance. After saving changes to your avatar, the update will be universal. This implies that the changes will be made on all Facebook platforms, including Messenger. The same applies to your personalized avatar stickers.

Post Your Avatar As Your Profile Picture

 Here, we'll discuss how to automatically have your Facebook Avatar appear as your profile photo on Messenger.

Step 1: Open the Facebook app on your mobile device, and then go to the app's menu by tapping the “hamburger ” in the bottom right corner of the screen.


Step 2: Scroll down and tap ‘See more.'

Step 3: Select “Avatars” from the menu that appears at the top of the list.

Step 4: To add your Avatar to a new post, tap Share, then tap Create Post.

tap Share

Step 5: Choose a pose, and then hit Next.

Step 6: Type your message, choose an audience, and then click Post. In a new Facebook post, you've added your Avatar.

Step 7: You are about to be directed to your avatar on Facebook now. Pick “Set as Profile Picture” by tapping on the share option at the bottom of your screen and making the appropriate selection.

Step 8: Choose a pose and a background color, then click Next.

Step 9: Tap Save after using the down arrow to choose how long you want your Avatar to be your profile picture. Your profile picture is now your Avatar.

The avatar pose and background you choose will now be your profile pic. You may confirm this by visiting your profile page and refreshing it once. You should be able to see your new profile picture with no issues.

View And Send Your Avatar Sticker Collection

 You can view and send Avatar stickers through Messenger from your main Avatar page using the following steps:

Step 1: Tap the Stickers icon on your Avatar page. Scroll through to see all the stickers you have.

Tap the Stickers

Step 2: Select a contact or group chat, then click Send.

Step 3: Press a sticker, then tap Copy Sticker. Copy it and submit it as usual.

Comment With Your Facebook Avatar

 Follow these steps to comment using your Avatar.

Step 1: Tap comment, then emoji to see your avatar stickers and regular emojis.

Tap comment

Step 2: Click the Avatar symbol in the comment box, then a sticker.

Step 3: Tap Send and add a comment. Your comment includes an Avatar sticker.

Chat With Facebook Avatars On Messenger

Following the steps below, you may also utilize Facebook Avatars for chat messages on Facebook's online version.

Step 1: When your chat window is open, click the Stickers button to see a collection of stickers to use.

Stickers buttonStep 2: Click on the icon that displays your Facebook Avatar to access a menu of custom Avatar stickers.

Step 3: Tap an Avatar sticker in the Stickers section. Your sticker and message will be sent.


There you have it, then! It's simple to change and post your Facebook avatar. The Facebook avatar may be used while commenting on posts in Facebook stories and chat windows in Facebook Messenger. Facebook Avatars are currently rolling out worldwide and may be utilized in other Facebook-owned businesses.