How to Get and Create Apple Vision Pro Animoji on iPhone [iOS 16/17]

Get and Create Apple Vision Pro Animoji on iPhone

With the announcement of the Apple Vision Pro headset, users eagerly anticipate creating and using Apple Vision Pro Animoji on their iPhones. As we all know, selfies are integral to our social media world, and the Apple Vision Pro does not disappoint. Since taking a selfie directly with the device is impossible, developers have created a nifty shortcut to create Animoji or superimpose Apple Vision Pro on any photo.

Apple Animoji, a fun, personalized messaging feature that mirrors your facial expressions and voice, is an exciting addition to Apple’s suite of creative tools. Let’s find out how to use this feature with the upcoming Apple Vision Pro.

What is “Apple Vision Pro Animoji”?

Animoji is animated emoji that uses your voice and facial expressions to create custom messages. Apple Vision Pro Animoji takes this further by incorporating features from the new Apple Vision Pro headset into your Animoji. It’s like wearing a virtual version of the Apple Vision Pro headset in your messages and social media posts.

More than 25 emoji are available by default on iPhone, including ships, pandas, pigs, robots, and ghosts. But you have to follow the below steps to create this Animoji. They will do the same as you move your face and speak in real-time.

Apple Vision Pro Animoji


  • Send personalized messages to friends and family
  • Share on social media platforms
  • Add a creative touch to video calls
  • Express yourself in a fun and unique way

How to Create Apple Vision Pro Animoji on iPhone

If you’re looking to create a personalized Animoji featuring Apple Vision Pro, you’re in luck. You can easily make it by following the steps below:

First install the Shortcuts app on your iPhone, if you haven’t already. This is an essential app that helps streamline various functions on your device.

Next, download the specific shortcut you need to create Apple Vision Pro Animoji.

After downloading, tap on “Add Shortcut” to add this shortcut to your shortcuts library. This allows you to access and use a new Vision Pro Animoji whenever you want to create one.

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With the shortcut added to your library, tap the “Vision Pro” shortcut. This will start the process of creating this Animoji.

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You will then be guided through a series of on-screen instructions in which to click “ok”.

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Then one of these steps lets you select a photo or Animoji from your photo library to include in Vision Pro Animoji.

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Once your selection is made, an editor will open, giving you the freedom to position and modify the photo to your liking. For this, you press the “ok” button and approve it.

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The next screen offers options to change the orientation and opacity of your Animoji. Once you are satisfied with your adjustments, click “Done”.

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Finally, to save your new Apple Vision Pro Animoji, tap on the ‘Share’ icon and click “save image” to save the Animoji to your Photos app.

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You’ve now created your very own Apple Vision Pro Animoji. Feel free to share this with your friends on social media and have fun expressing yourself creatively.

How does Animoji work?

Animoji uses the same hardware and software technology that is used for or enables Face ID. The TrueDepth camera system captures and analyzes over 50 different muscle movements of your face, creating a 3D model that can reflect your expressions. This is then used to animate the emoji, giving it your voice and expressions.

How to Share Apple Vision Pro Animoji

Make your Apple Vision Pro Animoji stand out by sharing it directly with friends on social media platforms. To do this:

  • Once you have created your Apple Vision Pro Animoji, locate it in your device’s photo library.
  • Tap on the Animoji to open it.
  • Look for the “Share” icon, usually represented by a square with an arrow pointing out of it.
  • Tap on the “Share” icon to open the sharing options.
  • You will see different ways to share your Animoji. You can choose to send it via iMessage, Mail, or any other messaging app installed on your device.
  • For social media sharing, select the appropriate app (like Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter) and follow the prompts to post your Animoji.
  • You can also share the Animoji directly from the Animoji editor right after creating it by tapping the share icon.
  • In FaceTime calls, you can use Animoji instead of your face. Simply select the Animoji from the available options when starting or during a call.

In Conclusion, Apple Vision Pro Animoji is a new way or a new technique to express ourselves in the digital world. Now, you don’t just send a message through it; you create an animated version of yourself to convey that message with all the unique quirks of your facial expressions. Start creating and sharing your own Apple Vision Pro Animoji on social media today and be part of this exciting new wave of digital communication!


Can I use Apple Vision Pro Animoji on any device?

No, you can only create and share Animoji on iPhone models that support Face ID.

Do I need to own an Apple Vision Pro headset to create an Apple Vision Pro Animoji?

No, you do not need the headset to create an Apple Vision Pro Animoji. The Animoji feature has been created using a shortcut by developers, allowing users to enjoy this feature even before the headset’s official release.

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Bhavik Chauhan

I'm Bhavik Chauhan, a tech-savvy fan of all things Apple. I'm an expert in writing tech content, having written over 200 articles on products such as the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. When I'm not busy analyzing the latest gadgets or studying marketing campaigns, you can find me gaming or watching the latest movies. Follow me for a unique mix of tech info and real-world gadget guidance.

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