How to Change Your Google Profile Picture

You can use any desktop browser on your Microsoft Windows, Mac, or Linux machine for this method. To change your Google profile photo, visit and sign in. ... Once you've selected a profile picture, Google will ask you to crop and rotate the photo. More items... •

Your Google profile picture is visible in almost all of your Google services, and it may be time to change it. Whether you want to use a more recent picture or include your family in it, Google makes it easy to change your profile picture. However, be aware that the change won’t automatically show up across all your Google services and may take up to 48 hours to appear in some places. Here’s how to change your Google profile picture in just a few steps.

Step 1: Open your web browser and go to to land on your Google My Account screen.

Step 2: Click on your current profile picture. This action opens the Select Profile Photo window.

Step 3: Click either “Upload Photo” or “Your Photos” to see photos available. Choose the photo you want to use as your Google profile picture. The image appears in the Select Profile Photo window for cropping.

Step 4: Adjust the cropping of the image and use the Left and Right buttons to rotate the image if you need to. Once you make necessary adjustments, click “Set as Profile Photo.”

You’ll immediately see the changes on your Google My Account screen. However, note that it may take up to 48 hours for your new Google profile picture to show up in your other Google services, such as Gmail, Google Chrome, and more.

Now that you know how to change your Google profile picture, you can update it anytime you want to reflect a new look. Let us know in the comments what your favourite Google services are. If you enjoyed this tutorial, visit the website on the left side of the screen for more useful tips.


How to change Google profile photo?
On your computer, open Gmail.At the top right, click your Profile picture. Manage your Google Account.On the left, click Personal info.On the right, under “Photo,” select your Profile picture. ... Follow the on-screen prompts to choose or take a photo.Click Set Profile Photo.
Why can't I change my Google profile picture?
Click Manage next to Users. Click More options. Select Allow users to edit profile. Select the checkboxes next to the information you want to let users change (e.g. name, photo, gender, etc).
How do I change my Google profile picture on my phone?
On your Android phone or tablet, open your device's Settings app .Tap Google Manage your Google Account. ... Under "Basic info," tap Photo. ... Tap Change or Add profile picture.Take or choose a new profile picture, then drag your profile picture to the center of the square.More items...