Apple at the annual event, Worldwide Developer Conference 2018, talked about it’s plan with the software and there, announced a number of features in the coming WatchOS, MacOS Mojave 10.14 and also iOS 12. iOS 12 is getting a lot of new features and one of them is the upgrade to the Animoji, which the US tech giant announced last year with the launch of iPhone X. And now in the iOS 12 it is upgrading as Memoji. Memoji works on the same tech, that is, the 3D mapping of the face using the dot projectors, but the thing that is new is the way of using it, and now it is more expressible. Previously, with Animoji, you only could use the available emoji. But now, you can customize the Memoji with a combination of a ton of options available, and record a video with your customized Memoji for up to 30 seconds, which is more than the previous limit, that is 10 seconds. And here, today, we will tell you, how to create Memoji and also how to use Memoji in iMessage.
To start with, how to use Memoji steps, first of all, make sure that you are having the iOS 12 on your device. You can install the iOS 12 Public Beta version, or update the iOS 12, if available at the time of reading the post. And here’s a tip, when doing the customization of Memoji, try all the available options for every physical feature and let your imagination flow free, to create a more expressible Memoji.
How to create Memoji-
To start with, how to create Memoji, first of all, go to the iMessage app in your iPhone X and choose a chat/conversation of the friends with which you want to share your first Memoji experience.
STEP 2 –
After entering the conversation, in the app drawer, you need to choose the Animoji icon. This will show a number of previously created avatar, but for making a new memoji avatar, swipe right until you find the add option or the plus icon.
STEP 3 –
Tapping on the add icon will direct you the Memoji customization options. Here, the first option that you will see is the Skin customization. Here, you can select the skin tone of your Memoji avatar, from the normal skin to freaky red, blue, orange, a lot of features has been given, so you can have fun with this, by creating some alien avatar. Not only skin colors, for a realistic character you can choose the freckles and intensity if it. If you are done with the Skin of your Memoji, simply swipe left.
STEP 4 –
Right after the selection of the skin for your Memoji avatar, you need to select the Hairstyle for your character. Here, firstly select the hair color from the given options, you can select the color intensity form the given slider. Then, select the hairstyle, and you will wonder the number of hairstyles given in the Memoji creation, whether you are a girl or a boy, you can easily find one for you. And surely, you will find one which looks exactly like yours. And choosing the best hairstyle for your Memoji avatar, swipe left to continue.
STEP 5 –
Done with the hairs? Next is to choose the Head Shape of your Memoji avatar. Here also, you will find a number of options to choose from. You can select the hard shape according to the age, not only this, you can select the other characters of the head shape, like the chin. From a large number of head shapes, find one which suits you the most. When done, swipe left to continue to create Memoji.
STEP 6 –
Next is the Eyes window. Here, you can select the color of your eye lens from given options, but still, you don’t like them you can create your own custom color, from the 7 dotted icons, change the intensity of the eye lens color if you want. In the same window, you can select the shape and size of the eye and also the eyelashes fro the given options on the list. When done, swipe left to proceed to choose the eyebrows from the given options.
STEP 7 –
After selecting the perfect pair of eyes and brows, next in the step is Nose & Lips. Here, firstly select the size of the nose that suits you. If you are making a funny kindof Memoji, try selecting that big samosa nose. After that elect the lips color, here also, you can change the color intensity. After scrolling down, you will get options to change the shape of the lips.
STEP 8 –
The above mentioned aren’t the only options to change the facial looks. Next option you will see after swiping left, is the Ears. Here, you can change the shape of the ears. And not only this, select the accessories for the ears, like earrings. You will find a number of options to select from and also you can change the color of the earrings.
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Next is to choose the Facial Hair, probably the most important, if you are a boy. Here, choose sideburns, Moustache & Beard, from a number of options. You can also try choosing the Santa Beard if you want to create a funny Memoji. If not, choose the best for you from a plenty number of options.
More Accessories to make Memoji avatar more interesting.
STEP 10 –
This the interesting part, here you can choose the Eyewear for your Memoji avatar, include this to make Memoji avatar more interesting. Here also, as said for all the option, you get a number of option to select perfect, so select the best for you. Here, you can also change the details of the eyewear, not only the frame color can be changed, the color of the Lense is also customizable.
STEP 11 –
Next accessories in the list, is the Headwear, here also you get a number of options to select that fits on you. Here’s a tip, scroll down and try them all, let your imagination flow. Change the color of the Headwear if you want. Here, also you can choose a freaky outfit.
STEP 12 –
If you have done all the above-mentioned steps, you are almost done with, how to create Memoji. Now all you have to do is tap on “Done” which can be found on the upper right-hand corner. And the saved Memoji can be found in the Gallery, in the Animoji drawer
Even finishing with the Memoji avatar you can still change the features again. To do this, tap on the icon with the three dots in the lower left-hand corner and tap on the “Edit” option, which will direct you to the same window to edit and create the Memoji. If you want to add another edited Memoji in your collection, you can also choose the “Duplicate” option.
How to use Memoji in iMessage –
STEP 1 –
To use Memoji in iMessage, firstly open the iMessage app and open the App Drawer and there select the Memoji icon.
STEP 2 –
Here, you will see all the collections of the Memoji that you have created. Swipe through to find the Memoji that you want to use.
STEP 3 –
Once you’re ready with your Memoji, tap the record button which can be found on the lower left-hand corner. Make sure that your face comes clearly in-front of the camera.
STEP 4 –
When done with recording the Memoji message, tap on the record button again to end it. With the new iOS 12, you can record Memoji video for up to 30 seconds, which was 10 seconds before.
You can also watch the playback of the video before you send, to watch it the recorded video tap on “Replay” option above your Memoji. Youcan try again if you are not satisfied, simply, tap on the garbage can icon to delete it and try again.
STEP 5 –
If you are ready with your final Memoji video, you can send it, by simply tapping the blue arrow, the receiver can play the Memoji video from their iMessage window once delivered.
You can also use the new Memoji into snaps you click with the camera in iMessage. To do this, simply open the camera, switch it to the front camera and tap on the Memoji icon in the lower section and select a Memoji. Once, you are done with clicking photos with overlapped Memoji, tap on the arrow to send it.