How to Change Gmail Profile Picture on Android Phone?

You can customize your Gmail profile picture with a photo from your camera or gallery. When anyone sees your name in their email inbox or chat list, then your profile picture will appear.

Also note that, your Google Account image is the same as your Gmail profile picture.

In this quick tutorial, you will learn how you can change the Gmail profile image on your Android mobile phone.

So let’s begin:

Change Gmail Profile Picture on Android Phone and Devices

Step 1: The first step is for you to open your Android device (phone or tablet).

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Step 2: You have to Open the Gmail App from your Android phone.


Step 3: In the top right-hand corner, you will see your profile icon. You have to quickly tap on your profile picture.


Step 4: After tapping on your profile picture, you will see the option to “Add profile picture”.

Step 5: Simply click on it and you can now choose a new profile picture for your Gmail account either from your Gallery or you can use your camera to take a new picture.


Step 6: You can easily drag your profile picture to the center of the square to adjust it better.

Step 7: Finally, click the “Save as profile picture” button and you are good to go.


  1. Your Gmail profile picture is used across all the Google services.
  2. Once you change your Gmail profile image/picture, it can take around 24 hours to update your Gmail account.

So this is how you can change your profile image in Gmail.

I hope you will like this article and also do not forget to check our other tutorials.

Have a nice day ahead!

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