Memoji and Animoji on iPhoneSource: Rene Ritchie / iMore

When Apple first introduced Memoji, it was only available on devices that had Face ID. Animating Memoji still requires Face ID, but who needs to animate them when you can send emoji stickers instead? You can choose from a variety of skin tones, hair colors, and accessories (a list that continues to grow each year). Once you've customized your Memoji, check out your sticker pack in the Messages app.

Where can you use Memoji stickers?

Memoji stickers work similar to any sticker pack you can add to your keyboard on iPhone and iPad. They work best in the Messages app where you can "peel" them off and stick them on a message bubble. But you can also use them in Apple's built-in apps like the Mail and Notes app, as well as, third-party apps like Twitter and Slack. Pretty much the only place you can't use Memoji stickers is when you're typing into a browser URL or some similar text field.

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How to create a Memoji on iPhone or iPad

Before you can use your Memoji, you'll need to create one. You can create multiple Memoji for yourself and others. You can make your Memoji look like anyone you want. Here's how.

How to create a Memoji on iPhone or iPad

How to use Memoji on iPhone and iPad

Once you've created your Memoji, you can use them the same way you would any sticker pack in the Messages app. And, they're easily accessible from your emoji picker in any almost text field.

  1. In an app that supports Stickers, bring up the keyboard.
  2. At the top of the keyboard, tap on the new Memoji stickers icon.
  3. Scroll to find the Memoji or Animoji sticker pack to use.
  4. Tap on the preferred pack.

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  5. Select the sticker you'd like to use.
  6. To send, tap the up arrow.

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Any questions?

Do you have any questions about Memoji or these all-new stickers? Leave a comment below.