How To Suggest A Profile Photo To A Contact On Telegram

Do you want to help your friends on Telegram pick a profile picture for their accounts? Do you have a picture that you want them to use as their profile photo? If that’s the case, you can suggest a profile photo to your friend on Telegram. Follow our quick guide below, and we’ll show you how to do it.


On Telegram, users can upload pictures to their profiles. Uploading a photo allows other users to recognize you on the app easier while making your profile look better.

If you have a friend that’s having trouble choosing a photo for their profile, you can help them with a few taps. You can choose a photo from your device and suggest it to a contact as their profile picture.

Here’s how to suggest profile photos on Telegram.

How to suggest a photo for your friend on Telegram

If you have a nice photo of a contact on Telegram, you can suggest using it as their profile photo. Once someone receives your recommendation, it will only take them a few taps to set it as their new profile picture on the app.

You can suggest photos to someone whether you’re using Telegram on your phone or computer. Check our tutorials below, and we’ll show you the steps to do so.

On your phone:

  1. Open Telegram on your phone and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to one of your chats with a contact and tap their name on the conversation header.
  3. Tap More options on the contact’s profile page and select “Edit contact” from the menu.

  4. Select the “Suggest Photo” option.

  5. Choose the photo from your device or take one using the camera. Make some adjustments and tap the check icon on the bottom right.

  6. Tap “Suggest” on the pop-up window to confirm your decision.

After sending someone a photo suggestion, they can immediately use it on their profile. Other people can also suggest you a profile photo if they want.

On your computer:

  1. Open the Telegram desktop app and link your account.
  2. Open your chat with one of your contacts and tap the name on the conversation header.
  3. Click More options (three dots icon) on the contact’s profile window and select “Edit contact” from the menu.

  4. Click the camera icon on the person’s profile picture and select “Suggest Profile Photo.”

  5. Choose the photo from your device.
  6. Make some adjustments to the picture and click Suggest to confirm your decision.

That’s how you suggest a profile photo to your friends on Telegram. It will only take a few taps or clicks for the user to use your suggestion as their picture on the app.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to suggest profile photos on Telegram, you can now help your friends on the app choose a picture for their accounts. You also have the option to set a profile photo for a contact right away that’s only visible to you.

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