Change or hide your account photo

You can see the names and photos of each account on your Chromebook at the sign-in screen. You can change your account photo, or hide account names and photos.

Change account photo

  1. At the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Settings Settings.
  3. In the "Personalization" section, select Change device account image.
  4. Change your account photo.
    • To take a photo, select Camera Take photo and then Take photo Take photo.
    • To take a short video, select the Camera Take photo and then Video camera Switch to record video  and then Start recording Start recording.
    • To upload your own photo, choose one from your Files .
    • Choose one of the photos from the list.

Note: To retake a photo, under the photo, select Delete Delete.

Hide account photo from sign-in screen

  1. At the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Settings Settings.
  3. In the "People" section, select Manage other people.
  4. Turn off Show usernames and photos on the sign-in screen.

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

Note: If you're using your Chromebook at work or school, or if your account isn't the owner of your Chromebook, you won't be able to hide account photos. 

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