Set name and profile photo

Your name and profile photo are displayed in quite a few places: alongside albums, next to comments you make, and more. Here's how to change them:

If you've joined Google+ (or added your Google profile to Picasa Web Albums)

  1. Click the gear gear icon icon in the top-right corner of Picasa Web Albums.
  2. Choose Photos settings.
  3. On the General tab, click Edit your profile in the 'Your nickname' section. 
  4. On your profile, click Edit Profile.
  5. Make your changes:
    • Profile photo: Click change photo under the large profile photo.
    • Name: Click on your name at the top of the page.
  6. Click Done Editing.
A few notes:

If you don't use a Google profile in Picasa Web Albums

You can change this information from within Picasa Web Albums.

  1. Click the gear gear icon icon in the top-right corner of Picasa Web Albums.
  2. Choose Photos settings.
  3. On the General tab, make your changes:
    • Profile photo: Under 'Your profile picture,' click Change Picture. Select your photo.
    • Name: Under 'Your nickname,' enter the name you'd like to use.
  4. Click Save changes.