What is the AR Emoji feature?

Last modified : Mar 05. 2018
What is the AR Emoji feature?

With the AR Emoji feature, you can create an animated version of yourself that shows off the inner you. Then, get your message across with an emoji that follows your movements and expressions.

Please Note: The AR Emoji feature is only available for the Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+. 

How do I create my own Emoji?Click to Expand
1 In the Camera app, navigate to the AR Emoji feature located near the top of your display and then tap on Create My Emoji.
Open Camera and then tap AR Emoji
2 AR Emoji will detect your face. Take a selfie of yourself to Create your Emoji.
Detecting your face
Take a selfie
3 Select the gender of the image taken and then tap Next.
Select your gender
4 Your Emoji is being created.
Creating My Emoji
5 Once your Emoji has been created, you can customise its hair, clothes, and accessories. To save your customised Emoji, tap on OK located near the top right side of the screen.
Customise your Emoji
How do I view my saved Emojis?Click to Expand

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All your saved Emojis can be viewed in the Gallery app. 

1 Go to the Apps menu and tap on the Gallery app.
Go to the Gallery app to view all saved Emojis
2 You will be able to view all your available Emojis to share with friends to show the inner you.
Gallery app with all your Emojis
How do I share my Emojis?Click to Expand

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There are multiple ways of sharing your Emojis, such as sharing directly from the gallery, or sending Emojis via Messaging apps as attachments. Read the below to learn how to send Emojis via the Messages app.

1 Open the Messages app.
Open Messages app
2 Select the Contact you wish to share your Emoji with. Once you have selected the contact, tap on Add button to edit attachments.
Tap the + button
3 Tap the Add button icon to see more Emojis.
Tap the icon located near the bottom right to see more.
4 Select the Emoji you wish to send and then tap Done.
Select your Emoji to send
Tap Done
5 Write a message and then tap on Add button to send your Emoji!
Send your Emojis

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