[Detailed Guide]How to Use Animoji on iPhone X

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Myra Updated on Jun 25, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Animoji is one of the new features in iOS 11, which enables you to use your own voice and facial expressions to create custom animated emojis on your iPhone X with the TrueDepth camera, which also helps you to use Face ID on your iPhone X. As you will know, you can use the feature in Messages App on your iPhone X to create Animoji, send Animoji and save the Animoji you like on your iPhone X. Can't wait to know about how to use Animoji on your iPhone X? Read on.

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How to use Animoji on iPhone X

Part 1: How to create an Animoji on iPhone X

Animoji is created in Messages App on your device. Follow the steps below to learn how to create and send an Animoji to others using iDevice, Mac or smartphone.

Step 1: Go to Messages App on your iPhone X and edit a new message.

Step 2: Tap on the Apple Store icon next to the camera and choose the monkey icon.

Step 3: Select an Animoji shown on the left side, look straight at your iPhone X and then put your face inside the frame.

Step 4: Tap on the red record button on the screen to start creating your own Animoji for at most 10 seconds. Then tap on the same button to stop recording.

Step 5: When it's finished, you can tap on the Trash icon to delete it or tap on the Send button to share it with others.

What's more, you can use the same recording for other Animojis just by choosing the Animoji you prefer after the recording.

Part 2: How to save Animojis on iPhone

Although you can just create Animojis on iPhone X, you can save Animojis on any iPhone running iOS 11. Here is the way to make it.

Step 1: Go to Messages App on your iPhone and find the Animoji you'd like to save.

Step 2: On iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 7, press deeply on the Animoji, swipe up and choose Save. On iPhone 6 or earlier, press and hold the Animoji and then choose Save.

Or you can:

Step 1: Open Messages App on your iPhone and find the Animoji you'd like to save on your device.

Step 2: Click the Animoji to view it in full screen.

Step 3: Tap on the Share button on your iPhone screen and choose Save Video.

Part 3: How to create an Animoji sticker on iPhone X

You can create an Animoji as a sticker to decorate your iPhone messages. Wondering how to create an Animoji sticker? Read on to get the answer.

Step 1: Go to Messages App on your iPhone X and start a new message.

Step 2: Tap on the App Store icon and choose the monkey icon.

Step 3: Select an Animoji you like, look straight into your iPhone X and position your face inside the frame.

Step 4: Make a facial expression and then press and hold the Animoji to drag it to the message you'd like to decorate.

This is the complete guide about how to use Animoji on your iPhone X. For more information about how to use your iPhone X, go to the tips for iOS devices to find more.

Notes:

Whenever you get a new iPhone, you will need to enrich your iPhone contents by copy files to it. A FREE iOS data transfer tool recommended here is EaseUS MobiMover Free. With MobiMover installed on your PC running Windows 7 or later, you can sync data from your previous iPhone to iPhone X, back up your iPhone contents to the computer and transfer data from computer to iPhone X according to your needs. What's more, MobiMover can also serve as a free iPhone content manager which enables you to delete/edit the existing files on your iPhone or add new items to your iPhone from computer. Sounds great? Click the button below to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer (Mac or PC), then follow the steps to back up your iPhone to computer. Don't hesitate to have a try.

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Step 1. Connect your new iPhone X or iPhone 8 to your computer with a USB cable. Tap "Trust This Computer" on your iPhone screen if a pop-up asks. Run EaseUS MobiMover and go to the "Phone to PC" mode. Click "Next" to start backing up iPhone X or iPhone 8 to your Window PC.

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Step 2. MobiMover enables you to export all the files on iPhone X or iPhone 8 with a single click. The iPhone backup file will keep on the desktop if you don't customize the storage path. If you want to keep it anywhere else, you can click the "Custom Path" to set the destination. Choose the desired files and click "Transfer" to begin to back up iPhone X or iPhone 8 to your computer right away.

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Step 3. During the course of data transfer, don't disconnect your iPhone. Otherwise, you need to start it again.

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