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How to add or change your profile picture on your Microsoft 365 account

You can change your profile picture in Microsoft 365 from:

  • Outlook
  • Teams, using your desktop / laptop
  • Teams, using your Android / iOS device

The picture uploaded will appear everywhere there is a photo linked to your Microsoft 365 account. You can change your picture any time you want.

 

Index

How to add or change your profile photo on Microsoft 365

How to add or change a picture through Teams using Android or iOS devices

How to remove your picture

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How to add or change your profile photo on Microsoft 365

Using the browser version of Outlook

1. Sign in to Microsoft 365 with your university account at office.com

2. Open the browser version of Outlook

3. Go to the upper right-hand corner of the page. Select the circle that shows your initials or the icon of a person

Outlook menu bar

4. The ‘My accounts’ panel will appear. From there, select the circle that shows your initials (or the icon).

5. Upload your photo by clicking on ‘+ Upload a new photo

6. Click ‘Apply’ to confirm the changes

Change your photo banner

7. The picture uploaded will appear within the circle

Outlook menu bar with the picture uploaded

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Using the desktop client

1. Open Outlook

2. Click on 'File'

3. Go to the 'Account Settings' section and click on 'Change'

Outlook account settings area

4. Microsoft will open the browser version and ask for the new picture as follow:

Banner used to update a new picture on your profile 

5. Upload your photo by clicking on ‘+ Upload a new photo

6. Click ‘Apply’ to confirm the changes

7. The picture uploaded will appear within the circle

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How to add or change a picture through Teams using Android or iOS devices

Change your profile picture through Teams is quick and straightforward:

1. Open Teams

2. Select the circle that shows your initials or the icon of a person

3. Click on ‘Edit image’ (Android users) or ‘Edit’ (iOS users)

Edit image settings on Outlook for Android

4. You can now:

  • Upload a picture from your photo library (clicking on ‘Open photo library’)
  • Take a picture using the camera of your device (selecting the ‘Camera’ icon/button)
  • Open and share your actual picture (clicking on ‘View photo’)

5. Select the picture you want. Teams will automatically upload it and will show a temporary banner saying “Profile picture updated”.

It may take a while before seeing the changes live. If nothing happens, please refresh the page.

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How to remove your picture

You can remove your picture using Teams:

  1. Go to Teams
  2. Select the circle that shows your previous picture
  3. A banner called ‘Change your profile picture’ will appear
  4. Click on ‘Remove picture
  5. Click on ‘Save’ and then ‘Close

It may takea while before seeing the changes live. It nothing happens, please refresh the page.

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Useful links

Reducing a document photo image size to 1MB for uploading

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