Windows assigns new user accounts on Windows 10 a generic profile picture, but it’s easy to change that to any image you want. You can snap a photo with your computer’s webcam or choose any photo in your Pictures folder. The user picture is visible during sign in, as well as in the Start menu as a small rounded thumbnail image.
On Windows, the user picture is visible during sign in, as well as in the Start menu as a small rounded thumbnail image. In this article will teach you how to use change your User Account Picture in Windows 10
Setting and changing your Windows Local account avatar
In order to set a new image (or edit the existing one) for the local account in Windows 10, you just need to follow these instructions:
1- Click the Start menu. Then click on the settings.Click on the “Accounts” option on the setting page. You’ll arrive at the “Your info” page.
2- However you get to the info screen, you’ll see two options for changing your picture. “Camera” and “Browse For One”.
3- Click the “Browse for one” to locate a picture file on your PC. Button below to choose a new image for your account.
4- You can easily switch back to a previously used photo – your three most recently selected images will be displayed as thumbnails below your profile picture. Click any of the thumbnails to immediately revert to it.
Alternatively, press the “Camera” button to capture a new selfie.
– If you are using your Microsoft account to log in, then Windows 10 will pull the user account picture from your Microsoft account and displays it the user account picture in the PC. It will also show up within Microsoft online services, such as Outlook.com and Office.com. It might be a little while before all sites and devices display the new picture.
– Note that Windows will automatically resize and crop the image you select. You can try cropping and resizing your picture yourself.
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