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WhatsApp New Feature: How to Set Avatar as Profile Photo

After introducing avatars as creative profile pictures on Instagram and Facebook, WhatsApp will also move to setting up creative avatars. The meta-owned messaging platform will feature creative avatars as profile photos. This feature will allow users to set creative avatars as their WhatsApp profile pictures.

WABetainfo keeps the audience updated about upcoming and latest app features. WhatsApp recently introduced new privacy features that will enhance user privacy and security.

According to a report by WABetainfo, WhatsApp is developing this feature on WhatsApp Beta. WhatsApp’s recent privacy enhancement features were visibility control, leaving groups without notification, and blocking post-message screenshots Let’s dive deeper into the details of setting an avatar as a profile photo.

What are the latest features of WhatsApp?

The latest privacy features provide higher layers of security and better control over your information on WhatsApp. WhatsApp messages and calls are known to be end-to-end encrypted, the motto of these new privacy features was to improve performance and privacy. According to these properties:

You can leave groups without notifying everyone except the admins
It allows you to lock the screenshot to show one-time messages.
You can control your visibility and manage who can see your online status.

How to set Avatar as profile picture?

According to a WABetaInfo report, users will be able to customize their avatars using background colors.

You can use these avatars to display images.

The report also shared a photo of the upcoming feature, said to have been taken from the beta version of WhatsApp for Android. Additionally, the feature to create and manage 3D avatars will be available in the iOS and desktop versions of the app.

Setting up an avatar on Instagram or Facebook is easy. Here’s how to do it.

In the Facebook app:

  • Open the Facebook app on your device.
  • Tap ‘More’ in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Scroll down and tap “See more” to go to Avatars.
  • Then view the avatar on Facebook,

In the Instagram app:

Go to your profile picture on the bottom right and go to your profile
Tap or tap Edit Profile at the top, then tap Create Avatar.
Tap Start and select your avatar’s skin tone.
Tap/tap Done and Save changes to save and create your creative avatar.

What does WABetaInfo say?

As the most original source, WABetaInfo noted that users will be able to choose the best avatars by customizing them. Being able to choose a background color when setting up a photo is also useful. However, the latest feature will only be available in WhatsApp Beta for desktop and iOS.

Although this will be a fun feature, the app has not expressed any clear release date. So it can be made available to users at any time in the future. It’s also early in development, so the timeline can be a little disappointing.


I am Sanjit Gupta. I have completed my BMS then MMS both in marketing. I even did a diploma in computer software and Digital Marketing.

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