How To Change Your Profile Picture On WhatsApp

Do you want to use a new picture as your profile photo on WhatsApp? Do you want to take a new photo using your camera or upload one from your device? Either way, we’re here to help you. Follow the guide below, and we’ll show you how to update your profile picture on WhatsApp. Whether you’re using the desktop, web, or mobile app, we have everything you need to know.


Tutorial

Although having a profile picture to your WhatsApp account is optional, we recommend adding one to your profile. It adds a personal touch to your account, and have a photo of yourself on your profile makes it easier for your friends and contacts to recognize you on the app.

If you’re having trouble finding the option to add a profile photo, don’t worry since we’re here to help you. All you have to do is follow our guide below, and we’ll show you everything you need to do to upload a picture to your account.

Without further ado, let’s get started.

How to update your WhatsApp profile picture

If you feel that you need a new profile picture on your WhatsApp account, you can always change it any time you want. In this way, other users can recognize you when they search for your profile on the app.

You can change your profile picture on WhatsApp whether you’re using the app on your computer or mobile device. In our quick tutorials below, we’ll show you how to update it on both.

On your phone:

  1. Launch WhatsApp on your device and sign in to your account.
  2. Tap More options (three dots icon) on the upper-right corner and select Settings on the menu.

  3. Tap your icon or name to view your profile.

  4. Tap your profile photo.

  5. Choose whether to use the camera to take a new picture or upload one from your Gallery. For those who want to delete their existing profile picture, tap “Remove photo” instead.

  6. Add some adjustments to your photo and tap Done on the bottom right to save the changes.

If you ever need to change or remove your profile photo in the future, all you have to do is follow the steps above. You can use any photo you have on your device or take a new one with your camera.

On your computer:

  1. Open the WhatsApp desktop app or visit their web browser client and connect to your account.
  2. Click your icon on the top left corner of the screen to view your profile.

  3. Click your profile icon to add a photo or change your existing one.

  4. Choose whether to upload a photo from your device or use your camera to take a new one. On the other hand, you can also click “Remove photo” to delete your profile picture.
  5. Adjust the photo and click the green check to apply the changes.

After updating your profile photo, the changes reflect on all your account instances immediately. If you ever need a new picture, you can always change it any time you want.

Personalize WhatsApp by uploading a profile photo

Now that you know how to change your profile picture on WhatsApp, you can go ahead and upload a photo from your device or use your camera to take a new one. By adding a profile picture to your account, your friends and contacts on the app can recognize you much better.

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