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    How to put Animoji on Instagram

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    Preliminary information

    Prima di enter the live tutorial, walking to spiegare how to put Animoji on Instagram, there is some preliminary information about it that I need to give you.

    To begin with, let's try to understand what exactly the Animoji. As anticipated at the beginning, it is about animated emojis available “standard” on the most recent Apple-branded mobile devices: iPhone X and later models and iPad Pro 11 / 12.9-inch and later models.



    To achieve them, facial recognition is used, through the front camera of the device, as they trace what are the user's expressions. They can depict both animals and fictional characters. In short, it is a dynamic and animated version of the Memoji, the "static" smileys always present on the devices of the "bitten apple".

    Once created, Animoji can then be shared on Instagram in the form of video, so it is possible to insert them both within the post that of stories, as is usual with any other movie.

    To create an Animoji and record a video with it, just open theapp Messages iPhone, tap the icon icon with the paper and the pencil located at the top right, in order to start a new conversation with a sender of your choice (if you do not want to send the video with the Animoji to third parties, you can also choose your own contact) or select a existing conversation and tap on the icon Stylized "A" and then on that of the smiley face with glasses on black background.

    At this point, you have to choose the Animoji you prefer or create your own by tapping the button capacitor positive (+) lead, bring the iPhone to face height to frame yourself with the front camera and record the video, pressing the button with the round red circle.



    At the end of the registration, tap on the icon of arrow, to send the Animoji in the selected conversation. Subsequently, save the video with the newly created Animoji in the smartphone Gallery, so that you can then use it on Instagram, by making a long tap on the relative preview and choosing the voice Save from the menu that appears. For more details, you can refer to my specific guide on how to make videos with Animoji.

    Su Androidinstead, it is not possible to have the exact same animated smileys, but you can still achieve something similar using a feature built into theCamera app of some smartphones, for example the Samsung Galaxy S9 and later models, but also using some apps used for this purpose, such as VideoMoji and EMOJI Face Recorder, which are free (but with in-app purchases) and which can be downloaded directly from the Play Store (possibly they are also available on alternative stores). For more information, I refer you to reading my guide on how to make Animoji on Android.

    How to enter Animoji on Instagram

    Having made the necessary clarifications above, I would say that we can finally take action and go and find out how to insert Animoji on Instagram. If what you want to do is insert Animoji in a post, the first step you need to take is to start theInstagram app for Android or iOS, press the button capacitor positive (+) lead located in the lower center and select the video with the Animoji that you created earlier, as I explained to you in the previous chapter.


    By doing so, at the top of the screen, you will be shown the preview of the movie. Press, therefore, on the item NEXT located at the top right and, if you want, make any changes to the video: you can set a filter by choosing it from the section Filter, you can cut the movie by acting on the section Size and you can select the cover from the section Cover. Then decide whether to leave the audio active or not, by pressing the button with thespeaker that you find at the top, and tap again on the item NEXT.


    Finally, enter an accompanying caption for the image in the field Write a caption; decide whether to tag other Instagram users by tapping on the item Tag people, and whether to add a location, by choosing it from the section add location.

    Then decide whether to publish the photo also on the other supported social networks (Facebook, Twitter e Tumblr), by moving the relevant switches from OFF a ON, and press on the item Share located at the top right, in order to publish the content and, therefore, complete the procedure to put the Animoji on Instagram.


    How to put Animoji in Instagram stories

    You're wondering how to put Animoji in Instagram stories? I'll settle you immediately. First, open theInstagram app on your Android or iOS device and press the icon of camera located at the top left or on the thumbnail of your avatar with the (+) button next to it that you find on the main screen of the application.

    Next, check that the option is selected in the lower part of the proposed new screen Story (otherwise you can, by swiping the screen) and take the video of the Animoji you created previously, as I explained to you in the step at the beginning of the guide, and which is saved in the Gallery of your mobile phone, by previously tapping on thepreview which is at the bottom left.


    Afterwards, you will be shown the selected video on the Instagram screen. If you deem it necessary, you can edit it using the tools for editing the stories integrated in the app, by pressing on the icons located at the top: the one with the face with the stars lets you apply filters and effects, the one with the sticker to insert gifs, stickers, songs, etc., the one with the stretch draw and icon Aa allows you to insert texts.

    Finally, proceed with the publication of the video with the Animoji, by tapping the button Send a which is located at the bottom right and then deciding whether to share the story on Instagram and possibly also on Facebook or only with close friends, by touching the relative button Share you find on the next screen.

    For more information on how to make stories on Instagram, I invite you to read the tutorial that I have dedicated entirely to the topic.

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