Twitter is an extremely popular social network that is already used by millions of people. It allows users to quickly share thoughts and ideas and almost everyone who uses it agrees that it is entertaining and fun. Adding a profile picture to your Twitter account is essential: it will allow you to make your tweets stand out and make them more believable. You can add a new profile picture using either your computer or your smartphone.
Method 1 of 2: From a computer
Step 1. Launch an Internet browser
Open your favorite browser by double-clicking its icon on your desktop or in the Start menu.
Step 2. Go to the Twitter website
Enter www.Twitter.com in the address bar at the top of your browser, then press Entrance. You will be redirected to the Twitter home page.
Step 3. Log into your Twitter account
At the top of the screen there are two fields. One of the fields is for your email address and the other is for your password. Click respectively on each of the fields to enter your identifiers.
- When you are finished, click To log in in order to access your account.
Step 4. Access the Edit Profile menu
Click on the small gear located at the top right of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear. Select Edit Profile in the options offered.
Step 5. Click Edit Photo
This option can be found just to the right of your current profile picture, right in the middle of the screen Edit Profile.
Step 6. Click Import Photo
A popup window will appear to show you the photos that are currently on your computer.
Step 7. Select an image
Browse your images until you find the one you want to use, then click on it to select it.
Step 8. Adjust the image
Once you have selected your profile photo, a new window will appear allowing you to adjust how your new photo will be viewed. You can click and drag the image until it fits into the colored frame as you like.
Step 9. Apply the changes
When you're done, click the blue button To apply which is below the new photo. This will be automatically saved.
When you return to the initial screen, you should see this new photo on your profile
Method 2 of 2: From a smartphone
Step 1. Launch the Twitter app
Tap the Twitter icon on your smartphone's home screen or on the application manager.
- If you don't already have the Twitter app, you can download it from Google Play (for Android) or iTunes (for iOS). Find the app in the store, tap the Twitter icon in the search results, and then tap To install in order to retrieve it on your device.
Step 2. Log into your Twitter account
Enter your email address and password in the appropriate fields, then click To log in in order to access your account.
Once you've logged into your account, you'll find yourself on the news feed
Step 3. Go to your profile
Click on the three horizontal dots at the top right of your screen. A drop-down menu appears. Select the first option from the list, which concerns your profile picture and your account manager.
Step 4. Tap and hold your current profile photo (or the area the photo should be in, if you don't have one already)
You will have the choice between two options.
Step 5. Select Edit from the options
On the screen that appears, the first option is your profile picture with the word Photo next to.
Step 6. Add a photo
Tap on the photo that represents you to have two options.
- Your first option is to "Take a picture". You just need to press the button and take the picture with your phone. This photo will be your new profile photo.
- The second option is to "Choose an existing photo". Your image library will open on your phone and you can browse through the photos until you find the one you want to use. Tap the photo when you find it.
Step 7. Save your changes
Once you have selected the new photo, the last step is to press the button Save at the top right of your screen.