Change your Gmail profile picture

You can choose a photo to set as your Gmail picture. This image shows up when someone sees your name in their email inbox or chat list.

Change your picture

  1. Make sure you've downloaded the Gmail app.
  2. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Gmail app Gmail.
  3. On the left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  4. Choose your account, then tap My Account.
  5. Tap Update photo and then Set profile photo.
  6. Choose or take a photo.

Change your picture's visibility

  1. On a computer, open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settingsand thenSettings.
  3. In the "My Picture" section, select a visibility option.

Visible to everyone: Anyone who you email, or who emails you, can see your picture.

Visible only to people I can chat with: Only people you've given permission to chat with you or see when you're online can see your picture.

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