How do I set a profile picture in my Google account?

Google allows you to set a profile picture within your account.  To do this:

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings .
  3. Click General.
  4. In the "My Picture" section, click Select a picture.
  5. Select or upload a new picture (or choose No Picture).
  6. Select the portion of the photo you want to show.
  7. Click Apply changes.

When you add a photo to your Google account, a copy of that photo is stored in your Google Drive under Google Photos.

To remove the photo you have selected:

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings .
  3. Click General.
  4. In the "My Picture" section, click Change picture.
  5. Select or upload a new picture, (or choose No Picture).
  6. Click Apply changes.
  7. Now, open your Google Drive and look for Google Photos. Locate the photo you just removed.  You will want to remove it from here as well.

 

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Created
Wed 4/5/17 11:12 AM