25 Sep

How to Change Your Twitter Profile Photo and Information


  • You can edit your profile photo or information in the Profile tab in your settings.
  • You can also click on the Edit profile button that appears on your profile whenever you are signed in to that account.

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To change or remove your profile photo:

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top navigation bar and select Edit profile.
  3. Click the Change photo button next to your photo. You’ll be given the option to select an existing phototake a photo, or remove your existing photo.
  4. If selecting an existing image from your computer, your file can be up to 700k in any of the following formats: JPG, GIF, or PNG. (Twitter does not support animated GIFs.)
  5. After selecting the file, click Save.
  6. You will see a notification that your image has been successfully published to your profile.
Note: The thumbnail image chosen will only appear on your profile after you click Save.

To take a profile photo with your webcam:

  1. Select Take photo from the Change photo drop-down.
  2. You may receive an alert asking permission to use your webcam, click Allow.
  3. Compose your image and click Take picture.
  4. You’ll see notification in your profile settings that your photo was published successfully.

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To update your name, bio, website, and location info:

  1. Visit the Profile tab in your settingsor click the Edit profile button on your profile page.
  2. Make the desired changes to your name, bio, website, or location.
  3. Click Save changes. You’re all set!

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To change your background image or header:

If you would like to change your profile’s header or background image or theme, please read How to Customize Your Twitter Design.


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