How To Set Profile Picture in Zoom on Mobile?

How To Set Profile Picture In Zoom In Mobile

Zoom is the video-conferencing platform that became the hub for all the business, education, and other personal activities for all the people shunned at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zoom provided the needed escape and space to conduct all the activities the pandemic took away from us.

We will not go to length on what you can do on Zoom. This article’s scope is to teach you how to change your profile picture on your Zoom mobile app.

If you do not have a profile picture on Zoom and cannot figure out how to set it, let us walk you through all the steps.

Quick Answer

To set a Zoom profile picture on mobile, go to your profile settings and select the “Profile Photo” option. Now, take a new photo, or select any from your device and tap “Done.”

Let’s explore how you can change the profile picture on Zoom mobile app.

Profile Picture on Zoom

Your name and profile picture on platforms like Zoom are your unique identifiers. Your profile picture helps people recognize you, especially those you never met.

Honestly, the Zoom profile picture does not serve any real purpose, as what you say and how you conduct yourself during virtual meetings are more important.

Regardless, there is no harm in having one cute little display picture peeping through with a broad smile, welcoming others to join you and talk to you.

It will not define you but serve as your first impression to people who have never met you.

Good To Know

When your video camera is turned off during the meeting, people can only view your profile picture on their screens to recognize you.

Setting the Profile Picture on the Zoom Mobile App

The process of changing the Zoom profile picture on Android and iOS is the same.

Method #1: From the Zoom App

Let’s learn how to change your profile picture on Zoom on your mobile devices:

  1. Launch the Zoom app on your mobile device.Open Zoom
  2. Tap the “Settings” cog or “More” at the bottom right corner.Tap On More
  3. Tap on your name at the top.Tap On Your Name
  4. Tap on the “Profile Photo” option.Tap On The Profile Photo Option
  5. From the drop-down, either select “Take Photo” to open the camera app to take a picture to instantly upload it or “Choose Photo” option to navigate to the Photos Gallery.Tap On Choose Photo
  6. Select the photo and adjust it using the Zoom built-in crop tool.Select The Photo
  7. Hit “OK” to set the profile photo.Hit Ok

Method #2: The Google Account

Alternatively, if you have logged in to Zoom via your Google account, you can change your Google account profile picture, which will automatically change the profile picture of Zoom too.

Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Gmail app.Go To Gmail App
  2. Tap on the profile icon in the top right corner.Tap On The Profile Icon
  3. Once again, tap on the profile icon.Tap On The Profile Icon
  4. Tap the Add profile picture” button.Tap Add Profile Picture Button
  5. Select any photo for your Gmail account and make adjustments.Select Any Photo
  6. Tap on the “Save as profile picture” button.Tap On The Save As Profile Picture Button

You can also change your Google profile picture from the web version of Gmail.

Important Points To Remember

These are the important pointers to consider about Zoom profile picture:

  • Your profile picture must not be over 2 MB in size.
  • The supported formats for Zoom profile pictures are PNG, JPG, or GIF.
  • Zoom automatically crops your picture to fit in with its built-in adjuster.
  • Set a profile picture that clearly shows your face and is not offensive. 
  • Be sure to set a profile picture that goes with the overall use of your Zoom account. Your profile picture should be more professional if you use it for business purposes.

The Takeaway

It is not necessary to have any profile picture on Zoom. To be honest, many people keep the space barren.

Regardless, you can set a profile picture to amp up the over aesthetics of your Zoom profile. Additionally, when you are in a meeting with cameras off, people can only see your profile picture. So, there is no harm in having one.

Follow our guide to set up a profile picture on the Zoom mobile app. Keep it professional if your Zoom account is generally used for business meetings or online lessons. If not, you can play around and let your funk speak for you.

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