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How To Activate Facebook Avatar | FB Avatar Setup Guide

Facebook being a social media giant known in every household in the world can really be a place of creativity when you want to have fun and because of that, you can now activate Facebook Avatar right from your Facebook account ONLY if you meet the basic requirements that have been listed in this article.

Facebook avatar is just one way to show your creativity and give your Facebook newsfeed a new style. You can customize your cartoon version to share with friends, use it as a profile picture, or even in comment sessions of any post.

The avatar feature is available in many countries and is still being rolled out in countries that don’t have it yet, but then, one will not know until you check out the requirements.

When you create or in this case activate your avatar, you will be able to feel the creativity in you because you will be able to make a cartoon that looks just like you. The various tools needed to carry this out are right there in the editing session of the avatar.

Facebook Avatar Tools

I call them tools because it is with them that you will be able to completely make your cartoon version. See the list below.

  • Skin tone
  • Eyes
  • Eyewear
  • Color
  • Face shape
  • Eye shape
  • Makeup
  • Eyebrows
  • Bindi
  • Nose
  • Nose ring
  • Mouth
  • facial hair
  • Body shape
  • Outfit
  • Headwear
  • Earrings
  • Complexion
  • Lines
  • Hairstyles
  • Outfits

Facebook Avatar Requirements

To make use of the feature, make sure you meet the following requirements

  1. Working internet network
  2. Official Facebook App updated version
  3. Facebook login details

Official Facebook App Update

To update to the latest Facebook app, simply adhere to the steps given below.

  • Open your Google Play Store or App Store
  • In the search bar, type and search for “Facebook”
  • Select the official Facebook app from the list of app
  • tap on “update” and the application will be updated successfully¬†

When that is done, you will then use the steps below to sign in and activate your avatar i.e set up and start using the feature.

How To Activate Facebook Avatar

Follow the steps below carefully to activate and start using your avatar on


  • Open your updated Facebook app and login with your details if you are not logged in
  • Tap on the hamburger lines at the top right side of your Android phone or at the lower right corner if you are using an iPhone.
  • Scroll down, locate and tap on “See More” and then select the AVATARS option.How To Activate Facebook Avatar | FB Avatar Setup Guide


  • Tap Next and then tap on “Get started” and your cartoon creation will begin.
  • Select your skin tone from the options displayed and tap on Next at the top side of the page.


  • On the next page, choose a hairstyle and tap on the color icon.
  • Select the face shape, complexion, and more. Then tap on the eye icon and customize it to your desire (there are also eye-glasses you can make use of)
  • Select nose and mouth shape, add a lip color and facial hair as desired
  • Then select a body shape and choose the outfit that you want
  • After you are done customizing your Avatar to your taste, tap on the checkmark at the top right corner of the screen
  • Tap Next and then tap on “Done”

Have it in mind that you can tap on the mirror icon at the top right corner of the screen to open your phone’s front camera in order to see your face while making your own avatar that will look exactly like you.

It’s as simple as that.

However, if there is anything you find difficult while taking the steps to Activate Facebook Avatar, feel free to relate it with by using the comment box below.


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