How To Change Your Bitmoji Avatar on Snapchat

A Bitmoji is a personalized cartoon avatar that you can create to represent yourself online. Bitmojis are integrated into Snapchat, allowing you to use your customized avatar in your Snaps and chats. If you want to update the look of your Bitmoji or change your avatar’s outfit or pose, it’s easy to edit your Bitmoji at any time from within the Snapchat app.

Creating Your Bitmoji

If you don’t already have a Bitmoji set up, the first step is to download the Bitmoji app and link it to your Snapchat account.

To create your Bitmoji:

  • Download the Bitmoji app on your mobile device.
  • Open the app and tap “Create Avatar” to begin customizing.
  • Choose a skin tone, hairstyle, facial features, and outfit.
  • Take a selfie so the app can suggest customizations to better match your likeness.
  • Tap “Save” once you’re happy with the design of your avatar.

Once your Bitmoji is made, it will automatically sync to your Snapchat account so you can start using it in Snaps.

Editing Your Bitmoji’s Appearance

To change the overall look of your Bitmoji, like your hairstyle or facial features, you’ll need to edit your avatar.

To edit your Bitmoji’s appearance:

  • Open Snapchat and tap your Bitmoji icon in the top left corner.
  • Tap your Bitmoji again to enlarge it.
  • Tap “Edit Avatar”.
  • Make changes to skin tone, hair, eyes, face shape, etc.
  • Tap “Save” after you finish editing.

Pro Tip: Take a new selfie to have the Bitmoji app suggest customizations to better match your current look.

Changing Your Bitmoji’s Outfit

To change your avatar’s outfit or accessories:

  • Tap your Bitmoji icon in Snapchat.
  • Tap your Bitmoji again to enlarge it.
  • Tap “Change Outfit”.
  • Browse outfits and accessories to find a new look.
  • Tap “Save” when you’ve picked your new outfit.

Snapchat partners with brands and designers to offer limited-edition and seasonal Bitmoji outfits, so check back often to see what’s new.

Updating Your Bitmoji’s Pose and Background

The pose, background, and selfie of your Bitmoji appears on your Snapcode and when friends search for you on Snapchat. To change it:

  • Tap your Bitmoji icon in Snapchat.
  • Tap your Bitmoji again to enlarge it.
  • Tap “Pose & Background”.
  • Select a new pose and background.
  • Tap “Change Selfie” to take and apply a new selfie.
  • Tap “Save” when you’re done.

Changing up your Bitmoji’s look and pose helps keep your profile fresh!

Additional Ways to Customize Your Bitmoji

A few other ways to customize your Bitmoji include:

Mix and Match Outfits: Combine tops, bottoms, shoes, etc from different outfits.

Unlock Free Outfits: Connect your Bitmoji account to partner apps like Venmo or Uber to unlock free outfit rewards.

Bitmoji Chrome Extension: Unlock additional stickers and easily access them from Chrome.

Bitmoji Keyboard: Animate stickers of your avatar in chat apps.

Bitmoji Widgets: Put Bitmoji stickers and avatar on your homescreen.

Bitmoji Merch: Buy real-life merch featuring your avatar.

The more you explore Bitmoji features across Snapchat and the Bitmoji app, the more ways you’ll uncover to make your avatar unique.

Deleting Your Bitmoji

If you no longer want your Bitmoji, you can delete it by:

  • Going to your Snapchat profile
  • Tapping your Bitmoji > Settings > Delete Bitmoji

Note that if you ever create a new Bitmoji in the future, your old avatar cannot be restored.

So get creative and have fun customizing your Bitmoji to be virtually you! The possibilities are endless when it comes to designing your own personal emoji.