To create an avatar, you will have to first create an account. If you haven't yet, please read this article to do so. Once you see an avatar creation dialog, like this one below, follow these steps to configure your avatar.

1. Click on create avatar

2. Choose your body type, by clicking on the preferred button from these options:

3. Choose either to use your camera to create your avatar or create it manually. If you want the the app to create you avatar based on a picture, click on 'Take a photo!'. If you prefer to customize your avatar from scratch, without using a picture, click 'Continue without a photo'

Option 'Take a photo'

If you have decided to create your avatar from a picture you will first and foremost have to allow Wayports to access you camera by clicking 'Ok' when this dialogue pops.

Once you have allowed the app to access your camera, you will also be able to choose either to take a picture or to upload an image of yourself stored in your computer.

If you want to take a picture, make sure that there is enough lighting and click the icon of the camera. If you are happy with the picture, click on 'Accept'. Otherwise, click on 'Try again' and take a new picture.

Once your picture is taken/uploaded and your avatar is generated, you can keep customizing it by browsing and choosing from the row of options that are shown. You will be able to change its: face color, clothing, hair style and colour, facial hair style and color, eyes color, eyebrows shape and color, glasses and some accessories.

Once you are happy with the way your avatar looks, click on "Done" at the top-right corner of the editing dialog.

You will then see the user preferences screen. Click on Enter Wayports at the lower-right corner of your screen in order to enter the virtual world. You will then be transported into the Waytower, our arrivals area.

Option 'Continue Without a Picture'

If you have decided to create your avatar from scratch, you will see a row of options: face color, clothing, hair style and colour, facial hair style and colour, eyes colour, eyebrows shape and color, glasses and some accessories.

Once you are happy with the way your avatar looks, click on "Done" at the top-right corner of the screen.

You will then see the user preferences screen. Click on Enter Wayports at the lower-right corner of your screen in order to enter the virtual world. You will then be transported into the Waytower, our arrivals area.

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