Give your WhatsApp Profile picture an exciting Avatar look; here is how

    WhatsApp avatars are now officially available to use! Know how to add your digital avatar as WhatsApp Profile Picture.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Dec 08 2022, 20:11 IST
    In Pics: Send the best quality WhatsApp photos on iPhone, Android now; Know how
    1/5 Why does WhatsApp compress pictures while sharing it? This happens because in the Settings of the application the photo upload quality is set on auto by default, and therefore, the quality of the image while sharing depends on several factors like the internet connection, size of the image, and more. The app therefore, looks to downsize the image, which affects its quality. (PTI)
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    2/5 How to send the best quality photo on WhatsApp: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone or Android device and click on the three dots to go to WhatsApp Settings. From Settings you will have to select Storage and Data. After that you will have to tap on the Photo upload quality and select the Best Quality option and then click on Ok. (REUTERS)
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    3/5 Meanwhile, you can also check the steps to send photos and videos on WhatsApp here: Go to WhatsApp and open an individual or group chat where you want to send the photo or video. Click on the Attach icon, then follow the steps mentioned below: (PTI)
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    4/5 On an Android device, click on the gallery to select an existing photo or video from your phone. Tap and hold to select multiple images. You can also add captions to photos and videos. Swipe between photos to add captions to each one and finally click on the send icon. (REUTERS)
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    5/5 While iPhone users will have to click on the plus icon and then select Photo and Video Library to select a photo or video from your iPhone's photos or albums. After selecting a photo or video, tap Add at the bottom left to select multiple photos or videos at once. (Pixabay)
    WhatsApp Avatars
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    Your WhatsApp Profile picture can include your very own Avatar. Here's how. (@WhatsApp / Twitter)

    Your digital Avatar can finally be uploaded as a WhatsApp profile picture! Meta's 3D Avatars, initially launched for Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram, which allow you to create and customize an avatar that resembles you, are now available on your instant messaging app WhatsApp. WhatsApp avatar has been part of several leaks and rumours over the last couple of months, but has been officially launched by Meta's WhatsApp now.

    WhatsApp says in a blog post, “Your avatar is a digital version of you that can be created from billions of combinations of diverse hairstyles, facial features, and outfits.” It further added, “Sending an avatar is a fast and fun way to share feelings with friends and family. It can also be a great way to represent yourself without using your real photo so it feels more private.”

    You can now use these 3D virtual images of yourself on WhatsApp as your profile photo as well as choose from one of 36 custom stickers reflecting many different emotions and actions within the app. WhatsApp further announced that for those who will try these Avatars for the first time will be able to get style enhancements including lighting, shading, hairstyle textures, and more over time.

    If you are interested in adding your digital avatars on WhatsApp profile photos then know how to do it in simple steps.

    How to add Avatar as WhatsApp Profile picture

    Step 1:

    First of all open your WhatsApp and go to Settings while tapping the three dots.

    Step 2:

    Here you will find the Avatar option. Tap on it and then create your Avatar. 

    Step 3:

    Follow the steps to create your avatar and once it is completed, tap Done.

    Step 4:

    Further to set your avatar your profile photo on WhatsApp, go to the settings.

    Step 5:

    Tap your profile photo and go to the Edit. 

    Step 6:

    Click on Use Avatar and it will add it to your WhatsApp Profile picture. 

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    First Published Date: 08 Dec, 20:01 IST
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