Adding a photo to your Gmail or Google account adds some sort of professionalism to the account and as such, it is highly desirable. But the problem is that most people don’t really know how to set a picture on their Google account. So in this piece, we are going to be finding out how to easily do it.
The good thing is that the moment you add a photo to your Gmail Profile, it automatically reflects on all Google services on your device. Without wasting much time, below is a step-by-step procedure on how to set a profile pic on your Gmail Profile using the app and the web version.
How to Set A Picture On Your Gmail Profile
There are two easy ways of doing it, but the easiest for Android users is;
Open the Gmail application on your device, login to your google account if it’s not logged in. Then click on the profile icon at the top right corner.
Click on the profile icon, it will show you a camera sign close to the icon, tap on it, then you will be asked to select the directory of the image you intend uploading to your Gmail Profile. Check the screenshot below
Adding a photo your google account is very easy with the application. You can also add photo through the web version.
Open gmail.com on your browser and then login to the Gmail account, tap on the right corner showing your profile image, click on the ‘manage your google account‘, then on ‘personal information’.
Select profile on the personal information page and tap on your current profile picture, then follow the screen prompt to add a photo from your gallery or snap a picture right there. Then set up the current picture.
That’s how to set up profile picture on your google account. The advantage of the profile picture is that, whenever you mail anybody, your picture will be attached to it.