How to Update Your Profile Picture and Avatar

Document created by michaelt on Jan 13, 2017
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To update your profile picture and select it for your avatar, complete the following procedure:

  1. Click your current avatar in the top right of the banner, and then click Edit Profile:


  2. Click the Photos tab on the editing window:
  3. Click Add photo on an empty silhouette image. If this is your first time updating your photo, the far left image will be blank and have a 1 at the top. Use the far left image (labeled 1) to ensure this is your Primary photo which is shown when people hover over your name in community.
  4. Click Choose File and browse to the image you want to use as your profile image, then click Upload & Continue.
  5. Crop your image to the correct proportions by positioning the crop square over your photo. Click Crop Image to continue. 
    Note: If you cannot crop the selected image to a square, select Upload a different image.
  6. If you would like to use the uploaded picture as your avatar, click Yes. If you want to keep your current avatar, click Finish.
  7. If you have multiple photos and want this photo to be your primary photo, click and drag it to the #1 position.
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