Use Animoji and Memoji in Messages on iPhone
In the Messages app on iPhone X and later, you can express yourself with Animoji that mirror your facial expressions. Or create a Memoji, a personalized Animoji, to match your personality and mood. You can use Animoji and Memoji in Messages conversations and FaceTime calls.
Create your own Memoji
You can design your personalized Memoji—choose a skin color and freckles, hairstyle, head shape, eye color, and more.
In a conversation, tap , swipe right, 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 your Memoji to your Animoji collection.
You can create more Memoji to match different moods.
Express yourself with Animoji or Memoji
In a conversation, tap , then choose an Animoji or Memoji.
Tap to record your facial expressions and voice.
Tap 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.