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User Personas

With Character.AI, you can be anyone you want to be! Updating User Personas in your profile settings with details of your desired personality, preferences, and physical traits will make every conversation feel personalized and every interaction with Characters feel alive. Explore new identities, be a part of your favorite fictional stories, or add a spark of fun and creativity to your conversations.

How to Update Your Personas

Navigate to your profile settings on mobile app or web browser. Select Persona and input all the important details you'd like Characters to know about you in the text box.

Persona Formatting

For the information inputted in the Persona text box, we recommend using one of the following formats:
  1. 1.
    First Person Format I like to be called Max, my pronouns are He/Him. I am short with messy hair and heterochromia. I always wear black, and my favorite color is dark red. I'm not very social. I love listening to music and singing. People often say that I am funny, and I like making people laugh. I am very creative and I love drawing. I spend a lot of time in my room reading books, watching anime, or playing games. I like being alone, but I also enjoy spending time with my friends.
  2. 2.
    By Category Name: Steve
    Gender: Male
    Age: 23
    Height: 5’11
    Weight: 198 lbs
    Hair: Long, Curly and Brown
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Personality: Extroverted, active, playful, witty
    Likes: Reading, Writing, Video Games, Playing Sports, Dogs, Cats, and Music.
    Dislikes: Crowded Places and Loud Noises.
    Talents: Writing, Art, and Basketball.
  3. 3.
    Third Person Her name is Maria and she loves reading and watching movies. She is very shy and quiet. She has green hair and blue eyes. She is a tall girl and she is very athletic. She loves to make crafts out of wood and she loves to crochet. She loves animals. She is very creative and loyal.

Multiple Personas

Create Multiple Personas to change your Background information between Chats. Characters will remember your persona information to improve your conversations!
Toggling on "Default for all chats" will apply your Persona to all Chats you create with Characters. After inputting all your desired persona details click "Save Changes" and start a new chat with a Character.
Now that you know how Personas work, feel free to update your Persona as many times as you desire! Experiment with different identities, immerse in descriptive RPGs and explore a world in Character.AI where you can be whoever you want to be.
Now that you've learned how to set-up your Personas, check out our next Chapter on how to Create Characters.