How To Change Your Twitch Profile Picture

If you like to game, regardless of the platform, you must have heard of Twitch. This app allows people to stream their matches as they play. But the great thing about this app is that anyone can join and watch how the owner of the stream is playing. 


It is maybe the most famous and bigger application to stream games. You can find anything regarding games here; ranging from the classic Age of Empires to the popular Fortnite. As long as someone is streaming it, you can watch it. 

If you are new to this platform, you are surely wondering how to change your profile picture from the generic avatar to something more suitable. So let’s start with this tutorial.

Step 1

Before beginning anything, you have to log into your account from the browser of your desire. Once you are in, click on your generic profile picture, which is located at the top right corner. This will open a new menu with several options. 

Step 2

Inside this new menu, you have to click again on that generic profile picture, which is now on the top left side of the drop-down menu. As you click it, you will be directed to another page.

Step 3

As you enter this new page, you will realize that there are several different options to choose from. But here, we are interested in the first one, which allows you to change your profile picture; choose that option.



Step 4

Bear in mind that your profile picture must be under 10 Mb, and in JPEG, PNG or GIF format. Otherwise, you won’t be able to upload it. You have to browse for your new profile picture. Once you find it, click open. 

Step 5

Once you have uploaded your new profile picture, a window will automatically appear on your screen. There you must fit your profile picture in the circle. You can zoom in and out and drag the image to fit it within the circle.

Step 6

After you finish resizing your picture, hit the save button and it will be uploaded. If you can’t fit it, or you are not happy with the way it looks, for example, the picture is too big and you can fit it properly, you can modify it with an app and then try again. 

Step 7

When the upload finishes, you will be able to see how it looks like. Again, if you are not happy with it, you can start over; it’s pretty easy. 

As you may notice, you can change your profile banner. Follow this exact same procedure if you want to change it. Also, you can modify or update your profile information inside this page. 

By clicking on your profile picture, you will have access to different options to modify your twitch interface as you like. Thankfully, everything is easy to find and even easier to do. However, if you have some trouble doing something, just search for another guide and problem solve!

Now you can say goodbye to that ugly generic avatar that you have; stand out from the rest!