Change your Gmail profile picture

You can choose a photo to set as your Gmail profile picture. This image will be shown when someone sees your name in their email inbox or on their chat list.

Your Gmail profile picture is the same as your Google Account picture. Learn how to change your Google Account name and other info.

Change your picture

  1. On your computer, open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'My picture', then click About me.
  4. Click your profile picture.​
  5. Pick a photo.
  6. In the top right, click Done.

I can't change my picture

If you have an account through work or school, change your picture by following the steps below.

  1. On your computer, open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings and thenSettings.
  3. In the 'My Picture' section, click Change picture.
  4. Select or upload a new picture.
  5. Select the portion of the photo that you want to show.
  6. Click Apply changes.

Note: If you're still unable to change your picture, contact your administrator.

Find an old profile picture

You can find your old profile pictures in your Album Archive.

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