It is now several weeks now that you use WhatsApp on your smartphone with great satisfaction. Following the suggestions of a friend you have in fact taken steps to download the famous instant messaging app that allowed you to keep in touch with all your friends and relatives. However, if at this moment you are reading this guide, it is clear that after some time you have found some doubts regarding the operation of WhatsApp and, in particular you would like to understand if there is the possibility to customize a little more about the use . How do you say? Would you like to find out if and how you can change the picture on WhatsApp? Well, I bet, I had just seen it right. In any case, do not worry, you can do what you ask and I can explain in detail how to do it.
In the following lines I will go to illustrate, step by step, all you have to do to be able to change the picture on WhatsApp and, consequently, to make your profile more beautiful on the famous application. Before you can scare yourself and think of the worst, know immediately that changing the photo within WhatsApp is really very simple and that it is a procedure that can be done by everyone, even by the less experienced in modern technology. There are no problems whatsoever, trust me.
If you are interested then find out what steps you need to perform to perform the procedure that will allow you to change the picture on WhatsApp I suggest you take a few minutes of free time, to get comfortable and to carefully focus on reading the directions I am about to provide you. I am sure that in the end you will be able to do it and that, if necessary, you will know how to explain it to your friends in need of a little help. Are you ready to start? Yup? Very well! I wish you a good read.
Like how to change photos on WhatsApp
To be able to change photos on WhatsApp it is necessary to put in place a special procedure that is slightly different depending on the type of smartphone in use and therefore the operating system installed on it. To be able to change photos on WhatsApp without problems then locate your smartphone among those listed below and follow the instructions.
How to change photos on WhatsApp on iPhone
If you own an iPhone and it is your intention to understand what you need to do in order to change the profile picture on WhatsApp, know that you can do it easily. The first thing you need to do is to access the famous instant messaging application from your smartphone. To do this, access the home screen of your mobile phone and then tap the WhatsApp app icon (in the form of a green speech bubble with a telephone receiver inside).
Continue by tapping on the Edit item under the image placed in the upper left part and then press again on Edit in the upper right.
Depending on what are your preferences and needs now choose whether to change photos on WhatsApp by immediately clicking a new one, pressing on the item Take photo attached to the menu visible on the screen, if you change your profile image by selecting one from your phone’s library by pressing on the item Choose photos or delete the image currently in use, before choosing a new one and use the default one for all users by pressing Delete photos .
If you have chosen to change photos on WhatsApp by selecting the Take photo option , wait for the camera to open and then press the big circular button at the bottom of the screen to take a picture. If you wish, you can also enable or disable the flash or use the rear camera, simply pressing on the appropriate controls on the screen.
Then press the Use Photo button if the photo taken convinces you, or press the repeat item to take a new photo. Once pressed on the Use photo, move and resize the photo taken using your fingers and trying to bring the main subject in the circle visible on screen and then presses on Done. If the photo was taken do not like presses instead on Cancel to repeat the procedure.
If you have chosen to change photos on WhatsApp using the option Choose photos select the album on the iPhone you want to draw from, then press the photo you want to use, move it and resize using your fingers and trying to bring in the circle on the screen the main subject and then tap on Choose . In case of change of mind presses the Cancel button.
Once you confirm the choice of the photo you will be automatically returned to the Edit profile of the settings of WhatsApp and the chosen photo will be visible in the upper left part of the screen displayed.
How to change photos on WhatsApp on Android
Do you have an Android smartphone and would like to know what you need to do to be able to change your profile picture on WhatsApp? Yes? Well, then for a start access the home screen of your device and then press the icon of the famous application to start it.
Now that you see the main screen of WhatsApp presses the Menu button (this is the button with the three dots) located in the upper right part of the screen that is shown to you, select the item Settings and then tap on your name that is at the top of the screen.
In the screen that at this point is shown you will have the ability to view information related to your profile. If you want to change the photo you have set as a profile picture of WhatsApp, press the icon in the form of a camera that is placed under the profile picture.
At this point, a menu will appear that will allow you various possibilities. You will be asked if you want to change your picture on WhatsApp by selecting one from the gallery of your smartphone, if you want to change photos on WhatsApp by taking a new image through the camera of your device or if you prefer to delete the image currently in use, before choosing a new one or even use the default one for all users.
In case you want to choose an image from the gallery, press the Gallery button. To take a picture to set as a profile picture, press the Camera button; otherwise, press the Remove Image button to delete the previously inserted image and use the default image.
If you have chosen to change your profile picture on WhatsApp by taking a new photo, wait for the camera to open and then press the big circular button at the bottom of the screen to take a picture. If you wish, please note that you can also enable or disable the flash or use the rear camera by simply pressing the appropriate controls on the screen.
Then, if you are convinced of the photo taken, move and resize the photo taken using your fingers and try to bring the main subject to the center of the screen and then presses on Fine . If the photo was taken do not like presses instead on Cancel to repeat the procedure.
If instead, you have chosen to change photos on WhatsApp by selecting an already existing image presses on the photo that you have identified from your multimedia gallery and that you want to use. Do not forget to move it and resize it using your fingers, trying to bring the main subject to the foreground, then tap on Fine. In case of change of mind presses the Cancel button.
Once you confirm your choice of the photo you will be automatically returned to the Profile section of the settings of WhatsApp on your Android smartphone and the selected photo will be visible in the upper part of the screen displayed.
How to change photos on WhatsApp on Windows Phone
Alternatively, if you have a smartphone based on Windows Phone, to be able to change photos, start the application, go to the Settings section and then press on the Profile item.
Then press on the image of the profile currently in use and choose, depending on what are your preferences and needs and selecting the appropriate items, if you change photos on WhatsApp immediately taking a new profile picture, if you change photos on WhatsApp by selecting an image already saved in the library of your device or if you remove the photo currently in use before choosing a new one and then use that made available by default from WhatsApp to all users.
Once you confirm the choice of the photo you will be automatically returned to the Profile section of the settings of WhatsApp. The selected photo will be visible in the upper left part of the screen displayed.
How to change photos on WhatsApp from PC and Mac
From the moment in which WhatsApp conversations are also accessible from PC, through the WhatsApp Web tool, this means that you can also access the application settings via your PC or Mac; just go to the official website of WhatsApp Web through the browser that you usually use to browse the Internet, and make the connection with your phone.
To do this, if it is the first time you log in to WhatsApp Web, you will be asked to scan the appropriate QR code you will see on the screen. In order to scan the code requested by WhatsApp, go to the Settings of the application from your device and tap on the item that refers to WhatsApp Web. It will start the camera of your smartphone and, through a special section, you can make the connection between your device and WhatsApp Web.
Once you have successfully logged into WhatsApp Web, you can act as a desktop to change your profile picture. To do this, from the home screen, click on your profile photo and then click on it. In a similar way to the procedures indicated on Android and iOS you can, for example, choose to upload a photo on your Windows PC or Mac or take a picture on the moment via the webcam of your computer.