Zepeto is a social networking application based on avatars that has become a fever in the United States. Developed by the South Korean company Snow, the app is currently the most downloaded from the American App Store, on the iPhone, and is also available for Android phones. In Brazil, the software is already in the 10th position of the ranking for iOS. In it, the user takes a selfie to create a very realistic 3D character and can interact with friends and strangers.
In the following tutorial, check out how to register and use the main functions of the Zepeto app. The procedure was performed on a Moto E4 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but the tips are also valid for iOS users.
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Learn how to use the Zepeto avatar social network Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo
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Step 1. Download Zepeto from TechTudo. When opening the app for the first time, it requests access to the device's camera, microphone and storage. Always touch "Allow" to authorize. Then, tap on "Create a Zepeto";
Allow the app to access your phone's camera Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Now, register for free using your email address or social media accounts like Facebook or Twitter. Then select your gender;
Registering at Zepeto Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. Take a selfie so that the application builds a 3D avatar with your face. Then tap on the arrow icon in the lower right corner of the screen to move forward;
Take a selfie to create your avatar Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. If you want, you can customize the hair, face shape, eyes, nose, skin color, mouth and other details. After making the desired changes, tap "Next". Next, enter your character's name;
Personalizing your avatar Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. Your character and scenario will be displayed on the screen. You can edit its appearance at any time by tapping on the pencil icon. Notifications can be accessed by tapping on the bell icon in the upper right corner. Use the magnifying glass button to open the search and find friends and other users to add;
Accessing notifications and search Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 6. The button in the bottom left corner of the screen is the place where you find games and other activities to do with your friends. In the bottom right corner, you can access your profile to customize your scenery and clothes in "My closet" and "My space", respectively.
Accessing games and personalization of the avatar Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
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