What would we do without emojis? Addressing tragic messages, responding to an “RFL” message, and many more emotionally-motivated messages would have been difficult Apple realized our growing sensations for emoticons back in 2017 and introduced animated emojis called Animoji. Its extension is Memoji which lets you create something more personalized.
IPhone users (including people in the Android ecosystem) will know what this noise is all about, but if you’re new to the game and are all about imitation, here’s how it’s done.
Memojis, what is animojis?
But first let’s find out what they are. Animoji is an animated incarnation of emoticons that are a reflection of how memoji is your image. You can make a short video of them and send them for a fun conversation. These are both your customized version with your voice and facial expressions. This is similar to how Snapchat’s bitmoji works. If you use Snapchat you will know what we are talking about.
Mouse, octopus, cow, giraffe, shark, owl, boar, monkey, robot, cat, dog, alien, fox, pop, pig, panda, rabbit, chicken, unicorn, lion, dragon, skull, bear, tiger, Koalas, dinosaurs, ghosts. We can expect more to come with iOS 15.
These are built with Apple’s TrueDepath sensor system, specifically designed to make Face ID work properly. The system, which consists of several sensors, maps the whole face, analyzes muscle movements and mirrors your facial expressions.
How to create memos?
Now that we have an idea of what we’re going to create, here’s how to create them:
Step 1: Open the messaging app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Tap the new message icon in the top right.
Step 3: You will see many options just above the type bar. Select the Memoji option.
Step 4: Now, swipe to the right and tap on the plus icon to create a memo.
Step 5: Steps involve a few things. You need to choose the skin tone that matches you and your cheek type. You have to choose whether you want a freakle or a beauty spot or not.
Step 6: Now move on to the hairstyle and choose the different options that suit you best.
Step 7: Once done, choose the color and type of browse. You can also choose to add a forehead mark or a brow hole.
Step 8: This step is eye-catching. Choose eye color, eye shape, eyelashes and eyeliner or eyeshadow maybe you should also choose a head shape.
Step 9: There are more things to choose from here. A nose shape, nasal cavity (if you want), lip size, lip color, teeth, mouth cavity or tongue hole (if any)
Step 10: There are a few more things left. Select earrings (if you like), an audio product probably, sideburns, beards or mustaches, glasses, or headgear if you need
Step 11: Now once you are satisfied with your memo, tap the Done option to finish.
These will be automatically converted to stickers so you can send them via images, mail or other messaging applications.
How to send memojis, animojis?
It’s very simple. Things to do here:
Step 1: Message Application Title.
Step 2: Open a new chat or an existing chat.
Step 3: Tap the Memoji option and swipe left to start recording. You will also find animoji options. You can create recordings up to 30 seconds. Check out MemoGenMoji and publish what you want during your record. You can replace the memo with another but with the same recording. Just tap another memo you created.
Step 4: You can send memoji stickers by tapping on the sticker (present to the left of the memoji option). You can also send a memo as a sticker by tapping on it and dragging it into the chat.
How to use Memoji during FaceTime call?
You can also apply memos during a FaceTime call. Just follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Tap on the FaceTime app.
Step 2: Start a video call with someone and just tap the effects option while you’re on the call.
Step 3: Select the memoji or animoji you want and thus, you will be able to make a call in disguise of your favorite memoji.
You can edit or delete existing memos. This can be done by tapping Message> New or Old Chat> Selecting the Memoji option> and then selecting the More option. From there, you can edit, duplicate, or delete your own memos.
How do you like Apple’s Memoji or Animoji? Comment below and let us know!