How to use the Bitmoji Chrome extension to type with your Bitmoji in Google Chrome

A Bitmoji icon put into a Gmail email.
It’s easy to use Bitmoji in Google Chrome.

  • The Bitmoji Chrome extension allows users to import pictures of their custom avatars in Google Chrome.
  • Using the extension, you can copy and paste your Bitmoji icons into any text field that allows images.
  • You’ll need to create a Bitmoji with the Bitmoji or Snapchat app before you can use the Chrome extension.
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Bitmoji allows users to create and share personalized avatars, which can be used in messaging apps, email, social media, and more. Users can customize their Bitmoji in a thousands of ways to make it look like them or someone completely different.

The Bitmoji Chrome extension brings the user-created avatars from your phone to your computer. With it, you can access all your Bitmoji stickers and then paste them into emails, social media posts, blogs – any text field that allows images.

Here’s how to download and use the Google Chrome Bitmoji extension.

How to use the Bitmoji Chrome extension

First, you need to add the extension to Chrome.

1. Using Google Chrome, go to the Bitmoji extension page.

2. Click “Add to Chrome.”

The download page for the Google Chrome Bitmoji extension.
Add the Bitmoji extension to Chrome.

3. Click “Add extension.” You’ll be brought to page where you need to log in with your Snapchat or Bitmoji account.

Once added, the Bitmoji icon will appear next to your other extensions in the top toolbar. If you don’t see it, try clicking the puzzle piece icon.

The Google Chrome Bitmoji extension page, showing that it's been installed.
Your extensions can be found in the top toolbar.

Now, to use the extension:

1. Click the Bitmoji icon in your top toolbar. It’ll load, and you’ll be shown a variety of different Bitmoji pictures.

2. When you find the Bitmoji picture you want to use, right-click it and then select Copy Image.

A Twitter page with the Google Chrome Bitmoji extension open on it.
Find and right-click the Bitmoji icon you want.

3. Find someplace you can paste images – in an email, or when writing a tweet – and paste the image in. You can do this by right-clicking and selecting Paste, or by pressing the keyboard command for paste – Ctrl + V on a PC, or Command + V on a Mac.

A Twitter post with a Bitmoji picture pasted into it.
You can also usually drag and drop the Bitmoji picture into the text field, but this won’t work in all cases.

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