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How to change your Zoom profile picture

Update your profile with a flattering photo when others Zoom in on your image.

Published onJanuary 26, 2023

A profile picture can help others see who has joined their Zoom Meeting and who is currently speaking, especially when everyone has their cameras turned off. If you don’t have a profile picture, the default image will be the first letter of your name. Here’s how to add or change your Zoom profile picture.

Read more: How to set up and host a Zoom meeting


To change your Zoom profile picture, navigate to My Profile in Settings and select your profile image to edit, upload or change the photo.


Zoom desktop app

Launch the desktop app and sign in to your Zoom account. Then, click on your profile icon in the top right corner and click Settings from the drop-down menu.

desktop zoom settings

Select Profile from the left-hand side and click on the image icon above your name.

profile settings

Then you can adjust the size of your Zoom profile picture or click Change Picture to upload a new image from your computer.

edit zoom profile picture

Zoom mobile app

Open the zoom mobile app on your smartphone, tap More from the bottom right, and select your Account.

more mobile Zoom

Tap Profile Photo.

my profile mobile Zoom

Then you can either take a new picture using your phone’s camera or upload an image from your device’s storage.

change profile photo mobile Zoom

Zoom web portal

You can use a browser to change your account settings from the Zoom web portal. Sign in and click Profile from the left-hand side. Then click the image icon beside your name to update your profile picture.


You can then drag and drop your image file into the box or Choose Files from your computer. Note that image files must be jpg/jpeg, gif, or png and be at least 2M to upload.

change profile picture


The most common reason why Zoom might sometimes show your profile picture and sometimes not is that you aren’t logged into your Zoom account when you join a meeting. Make sure you log in before entering a meeting to display your profile picture.

If you cannot change your profile picture because Zoom is not working, try these fixes.