How to Change Your Profile Picture

You've gotta look the part.

Each Discord account can have its own profile picture that shows up in chat and in voice channels - this guide shows you have to change that picture. Click one of the below links to jump to the correct guide for your device:

  1. PC, Mac and Browser (Desktop)
  2. Android and iOS (Mobile)

How to Change Your Profile Picture on Desktop

To change your profile picture on the Windows, Mac or browser version of Discord, first click the cog in the bottom left of your screen (highlighted in image):

The settings cog from the Discord client

After pressing the cog, press the "Edit" button towards the top-right of the screen:

The edit account button from Discord

All you need to do then is press "Change Avatar", select the file you wish to change your profile picture to and press "Open":

Selecting Tyrion Lannister our profile picture for Discord

In the above example, we've used a picture of Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones, but you can use any picture. Make sure you press save after selecting a picture:

Highlighted is the save account changes button

How to Change Your Profile Picture on Mobile

Changing your profile picture on Android on iOS is fairly simple. First, click the cog in the bottom left of the side menu:

Android and iOS Discord settings

Next, press the "My Account" button:

Android and iOS My Account button in Discord

Then, press your profile picture (as highlited in the below image):

Android and iOS change picture button

All you need to do is select your desired image from your album and then press the save button. The save button is in a blue circle in the bottom left of the screen (yes.. we did use a picture of Tyrion Lannister again):

Highlighted in the save profile picture button on mobile

We hope you found this guide useful. As Tyrion Lannister once said, "You’re in the great game now, and the great game is terrifying" (source: Tyrion Lannister's Best Quotes).


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