How to change your Google profile picture

Your Google profile picture appears in Google services like Gmail, Google Chrome, Google Meet, and even the Google Play store on Android. You can easily change your photo once in your Google account and it will appear across all of these services.

We’ll show you how to change your current profile picture on your Google account.

How to change Google profile photo on the web

For most people, the fastest way to add a new profile picture is through the Google account page on the web. You can use any desktop browser on your Microsoft Windows, Mac, or Linux machine for this method.

To change your Google profile photo, visit and sign in. You will now see your Google account home page with your photo at the top. Hover your mouse cursor over your profile picture, click the camera icon, and then select Change.

You can now add a new photo from your computer, choose one of the illustrations provided by Google, or choose an image from your Google Photos account. If you have a fast Wi-Fi connection, you’ll be able to see thumbnails of all your photos almost instantly.

Once you’ve selected a profile picture, Google will ask you to crop and rotate the photo. You can edit it if needed and then click Save as profile picture.

That is all! You have now successfully changed your Google profile picture. These steps are the same for Google Workspace and regular Gmail accounts. The new profile photo will appear in all Google apps on iOS and also on your Android phone.

In case you want to select an older profile picture, you can click the three-dot icon in the top right corner of the Change Profile Picture dialog. then you can select Past Profile pictures.

This will open an album file of older Google profile pictures. Click on the three dots icon in the top right corner and select Discharge to save the image to your computer. Now you can upload it to your Google account easily.

How to Change Gmail Profile Picture on Android

You can also easily change your Gmail profile picture on your Android phone. To do this, open Settings on Android and go to Google > Manage your Google accountand select the Personal information tab. tap on the camera icon under Basic information and select Establish profile picture.

Now you can take or choose a photo from your Android phone. This photo will appear in the Gmail app, YouTube, and all other Google services.

How to Change Google Profile Picture on iPhone and iPad

On your iPhone or iPad, you can open any Google app, like Google, Gmail, or Google Maps. Tap your profile icon in the top right corner, tap the photo or profile icon again, and select Change.

When you have taken or chosen a profile picture, you can crop or rotate it if necessary and select Save as profile picture.

Explore your Google accounts

With a new profile photo, your Google account will have a totally different look. You can also check how to set a default Google account. This will make it easier to manage the synchronization of your data between devices.

While you’re at it, it’s a good idea to take a look at automatically signing out of your Google account and fixing your locked Amazon account.

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