Facebook: How to Change Profile Picture

Is your Facebook profile picture getting a little stale? Change it up a bit with these steps.

From a Desktop Browser

  1. Login to Facebook.
  2. Select Photos in the Apps section on the left pane.
  3. Select My Albums at the top of the page.
  4. Choose the album the photo is located in.
  5. Select the photo you wish to use as your profile picture.
  6. Hold the mouse pointer over the photo. A menu should appear at the bottom of the photo that says Options. Select it.
  7. Choose Make Profile Picture.
    Facebook Options menu
  8. You’ll then be able to crop the photo to your liking. Select Done Cropping, and the photo is set as your profile pic.

From a Mobile Browser

  1. Login to the Facebook mobile site.
  2. Tap the menu button in the upper-left corner of the screen.
  3. Facebook mobile more boxSelect Photos.
  4. Select the See My Albums link on the top bar, then choose the album and photo you want to use.
  5. Select the Make Profile Picture link, then select Confirm.

FB Mobile Make Profile Picture link

 From the iPhone & iPad App

  1. Open the Facebook app.
  2. Tap the More button in the lower-right corner of the screen.
    iOS Facebook More button
  3. Select Photos, then navigate to the photo you wish to use.
    iOS Facebook Photos app selection
  4. While the photo is displayed on the screen, tap the three dots () at the bottom of the screen.
    iOS Facebook photo options
  5. Tap Make Profile Picture.
    iOS Facebook Make Profile Photo
  6. Crop the photo, then select Done.

From the Android App

  1. Open the app.
  2. Tap the menu button in the upper-right corner of the screen.
    Facebook mobile more box
  3. Scroll down and select Photos.
  4. Choose the album and the photo you wish to use.
  5. While the image is displayed on the screen, tap the Android Menu button (normally located below the screen).
  6. Select More > Make profile picture.
    Android Make profile picture option
  7. Crop the photo to your liking, then select Done when you’re finished.

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