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Change or hide your account picture

You can see the names and pictures of each account on your Chromebook at the sign-in screen. You can change your account picture, or hide account names and pictures (if you're the Chromebook owner).

Change account picture

  1. If you haven't already, sign in to your Chromebook.
  2. Click the status area, where your account picture appears.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. In the "People" section, click your account picture.
  5. Change your account picture. You have four choices:
    • Use your Google Account photo
    • Use one of the available icons
    • Choose a file: Click the Folder Folder.
    • Take a photo with your camera: Click the Camera Camera, then click Take photo take photo. To retake your photo, click the photo, then click Trash trash.
  6. Click Done.

Hide account picture from sign-in screen

You can hide Google Account names and pictures on the sign-in screen if:

Follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to the Chromebook with the owner account.
  2. Click the status area, where your account picture appears.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. In the "People" section, click Manage other users.
  5. Uncheck the box next to Show usernames and photos on the sign-in screen.
  6. Click Done.

Now, you'll see a generic "Sign in" step on the sign-in screen.

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