Use Animoji and Memoji in Messages on iPhone
Use the Messages app to express yourself with Animoji and personalized Memoji sticker packs that match your personality and mood. On models with a TrueDepth camera, you can send animated Animoji or Memoji messages that record your voice and mirror your facial expressions.
Create your own Memoji
You can design your personalized Memoji—choose a skin color and freckles, hairstyle and color, facial features and headwear, earrings, glasses, and more. You can create multiple Memoji for different moods.
In a conversation, tap , then tap .
Tap each feature and choose the options you want. As you add features to your Memoji, your character comes to life.
Tap Done to add the Memoji to your collection.
To edit, duplicate, or delete a Memoji, tap , tap the Memoji, then tap .
Send Animoji and Memoji stickers
Messages automatically generates sticker packs based on your Memoji and Animoji characters. You can use stickers to express a range of emotions in new ways.
In a conversation, tap .
Tap a Memoji or Animoji in the top row to view the stickers in the sticker pack.
To send a sticker do one of the following:
Tap the sticker to add it to the message bubble. Add a comment if you want, then tap to send.
Touch and hold a sticker, then drag it on top of a message in the conversation. The sticker is sent automatically when you add it to the message.
Send animated Animoji or Memoji recordings
On supported models you can send Animoji and Memoji messages that use your voice and mirror your facial expressions.
In a conversation, tap , then choose an Animoji or Memoji.
Tap to record your facial expressions and voice. Tap the red square to stop recording.
Tap Replay to review your message.
Tap to send your message or to cancel.
You can also take a picture or video of yourself as an Animoji or Memoji, decorate it with stickers, then send it; see Add camera effects to a photo or video. Or you can become an Animoji or Memoji in a FaceTime conversation.