It is very easy to Change Gmail profile picture. Your profile picture will be used to identify your account in contact lists, chat ,address books, your Google+ account, and for sending emails. You can set and edit your Gmail profile picture very easily with following below steps.
Method 1 to Change Gmail profile picture
This method is somewhat lengthy procedure. But it will have some more options. If you want quick method, skip this method and read second method.
- Open your favorite browser and open Gmail. Login with your username and password.
- Click on Gear box at top right corner.
- Select Settings option shows that in below picture.
4.Click on general tab, scroll down the page until My Picture section. Select Change picture option shows that in below picture.
5.You will see another window where you can upload image from computer. Click on choose file for uploading a picture of your self. Here you can upload a jpg,gif.or png file format only. And do not upload picture containing celebrities, nudity,artwork or copyrighted pictures
6.The picture you specify here will be used across all google products and services which display your public picture. shows that in below picture.
7. Here you can upload selected picture. shows that in below picture.
8. Here your picture uploading process going on… shows that in below picture.
9.Next, you can drag the box to select the crop area, and use the handle to resize it. And click on apply changes option. You can also see preview here.
10. Finally your picture has been successfully uploaded.
Method 2 to Change Gmail profile picture
You can edit profile picture even without going in to Settings.
Click on your image in top right corner. You will see Change option on your image shows that in below screenshot.
Just click on Change option, you will see a window where you can upload your new image from computer.
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