Snapchat has become one of the most popular social media platforms, especially among younger audiences. One unique aspect of Snapchat is the ability to create a personalized Bitmoji avatar that represents you in the app.
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Why Change Your Presented Gender on Snapchat?
There are a few key reasons why someone may want to change their presented gender on Snapchat:
- To accurately reflect their gender identity if it differs from the sex they were assigned at birth
- To experiment with their gender expression
- To create multiple Bitmoji avatars for different purposes
- To reset their avatar and start fresh with customization
Whatever your reason, adjusting your Snapchat gender is easy to do through your Bitmoji app.
Step-by-Step Guide to Changing Presented Gender
Follow these simple steps:
Open Bitmoji App
- Launch the Bitmoji app on your mobile device
- This is a separate app from Snapchat
Tap the Settings Icon
- Tap the gear icon in the top right corner to open settings
Select “My Data”
- Scroll down and select the “My Data” option
Choose “Reset Avatar”
- This will reset your existing avatar back to default
- A popup will ask you to confirm, tap OK
Select New Gender
- You can now select male, female, or neither for your avatar
- Personalize the features like skin tone, hair, facial features, and outfit
- Finally, tap the check mark icon to save your new avatar
That’s it! Your Bitmoji will now reflect your selected gender.
Linking with Snapchat
In order for your new avatar to display properly in Snapchat:
- Open Snapchat and go to your profile
- Tap the settings gear icon
- Scroll down and select “Add Bitmoji”
- Follow prompts to connect your Bitmoji account
Once connected, your avatar will automatically update across Snapchat.
- You can change your avatar’s gender as often as you like
- Toggle between multiple saved versions of your avatar
- Frequently customize the appearance and outfits
- Bitmoji automatically updates changes across platforms
- Respect others’ right to express themselves
Why Representation Matters
Allowing users to adjust their digital identity is an important way Snapchat promotes inclusion. Presenting our true selves through platforms like Snapchat fosters acceptance and understanding.
Customizable avatars enable honest self-expression and give users creative license in a safe environment. As more social networks provide options to better reflect gender diversity, we move one step closer toward a more just world for all identities.
Adjusting your presented Snapchat gender is a personal choice that allows self-expression in a creative format. Through Bitmoji integration, selecting nonbinary gender options or switching between male and female is quick and simple. Take advantage of these customizations to showcase your unique identity.