RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
November 18, 2021
Got a new photo and want to show it off to your Instagram followers? Instagram makes it easy to change your profile picture.
Unlike Facebook, you can change your profile picture without posting. There is no notification when you change your profile photo, it just changes. Let’s explore how this is done.
This is for. iPhone/iPad and Android using Instagram
On your iPhone/iPad or Android phone, use the Instagram app to update your profile picture.
First, launch the Instagram app on your phone. In the app, from the bar at the bottom, select the profile icon (which is the last icon in that row). Refer to the below image:
Next, on your profile screen, beneath your profile details, tap the Edit Profile option. See the below image:
Now, beneath your current profile picture, tap Change Profile Photo. See the following image:
Next, from the bottom of your app, Instagram will open a Change Profile Photo or Synced Profile Photo menu.
Now, if you want to replace your profile picture with a picture saved on your phone, tap New Profile Photo in the menu. To add a photo from your Facebook profile, tap Import from Facebook.
Tip: Use the Remove Profile Photo option if you simply want to delete the current picture from your Instagram profile.
We will choose the Choose From Library option. Refer to the below image:
Next, Instagram will open your phone’s gallery. Here, select the photo that you would like to make your profile picture on Instagram. When you select a photo, the app will display editing options that are optional. Tap Done to continue. See the below image:
Now, Instagram will take you to your profile page, and you will see your new profile picture there. Tap Done to continue. See the following image:
Next, if you have enabled Sync profile photo, (from Choose From Library screen above) your new photo will be synced to Facebook. Tap OK to continue. Refer to the below image:
Now, go back to the above screen and tap Manage Sync Settings. A confirmation dialog will be displayed regarding your profile photo sync between Facebook and Instagram. See the below image:
Next, exit Instagram.
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