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
- Make sure you've downloaded the Gmail app.
- On your iPhone or iPad, open the Gmail app .
- On the left, tap Menu Settings.
- Choose your account, then tap My Account.
- Tap Update photo Set profile photo.
- Choose or take a photo.
Change your picture's visibility
- On a computer, open Gmail.
- In the top right, click Settings Settings.
- 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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