How to create a 'face' card and post on Instagram

With Gboard, Google's virtual keyboard, you can create pictures based on your face and post to Instagram Stories or send by Direct. The stickers are made from the user's selfie, so they look like custom emojis. They can also be posted on Facebook or in chat apps like WhatsApp and Messenger.

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In the following tutorial, learn how to create your face cards using the Gboard and Bitmoji apps and publish them in Instagram Stories. The step-by-step was done in a Moto E4 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but the tips are valid for those who have the Google keyboard installed on the iPhone (iOS).

Learn to use the Gboard to create face cards with your face

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Step 1. Open Instagram Stories and take a picture or record a video. Then touch the text icon in the upper right corner of the screen. In the Gboard, tap on the face to the left of the spacebar;

Open Gboard in Instagram Stories text tool

Step 2. On the tab of the cards, touch the Bitmoji icon - to the left of "+" - and then touch "Download". The Google Play app will open. In it, tap "Install";

Install the Bitmoji app on your phone

Step 3. Returning to Instagram, open the Bitmoji again inside the Gboard and touch "Configure Bitmoji". The Bitmoji application will open. There, log in to your account. If you've never used the app, check out tips on how to create an account and set up your drawing;

Open Bitmoji and log in to your account

Step 4. After logging into your Bitmoji account, your faces will be displayed inside the Google keyboard. Touch the face you want to use to add it to the photo. The figurine can be moved, rotated and resized freely;

Adding a picture to a photo

Step 5. After making the desired adjustments, the user can publish the Stories or also send to someone as a direct message. To do this, touch "Send To" and select to which friends you would like to upload the image or share in the story.

Send the image to a friend or post in your story

Ready! Enjoy story creation tips with unique face cards on Instagram.

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