How to Change Your YouTube Profile Picture

In this post, you’ll see:

How to Add or Change YouTube Profile Picture

By default, the profile picture you’ve set for your Google account is your YouTube account’s profile picture and channel icon.

PC

Sign into your YouTube account.

Hit profile picture > Your channel > channel icon (above “Home”).

In the pop-up, hit “Edit.”

Click on the “Change” or “Add profile picture” button.

Choose the image you wish or upload the one you prefer. I chose the former.

In the pop-up, rotate the image if you wish. Use the handle to choose the portion of the photo you prefer.

Once you’re done with it, hit the “Set as profile photo” button.

That’s it. You can see the change in the YouTube profile picture and channel icon.

Read: How to Hide Subscribers Count on YouTube

Android or iPhone

Open the YouTube app.

Hit the profile picture > Your channel.

Tap the “Gear” icon beside your channel name.

Hit the channel icon.

You can see these two options: “Take a photo,” and “Choose from your photos.”

Choose the one you prefer. I chose the latter.

Pick a photo. Bring the part of the image you prefer in the box in the middle of the screen.

Once you’ve done that, tap “Save” at the top.

Read: How to Sign Out of YouTube

How to Remove Profile Picture on YouTube Desktop Version

Sign into your YouTube account.

Hit profile picture > Your channel > channel icon (above “Home”).

In the pop-up, hit “Edit.”

Click on “Remove” button.

That’s it. You will see the default profile picture and channel icon.

How to Add Your YouTube Channel Description

Remember, YouTube channel description can be up to a maximum of 1000 words.

PC

Sign into your YouTube account.

Hit profile picture > Your channel > Customize Channel button.

Navigate to the “About” tab.

Hit the “Channel description” button.

Enter the channel description as per your wish. Hit “Done.”

Android or iPhone

Open the YouTube app.

Hit the profile picture > Your channel > Gear icon.

Hit the “Pencil” icon beside “Add a description.”

Enter the channel description.

Hit “OK” if you’re on Android. Hit the “Tick” icon if you’re on an iPhone.

How to Change Your YouTube Channel Description

Remember, YouTube channel description can be up to a maximum of 1000 words.

PC

Sign into your YouTube account.

Hit profile picture > My channel > Customize Channel button.

Navigate to the “About” tab.

Hover your mouse over the current description.

You can see a “Pencil” icon. Hit it.

Enter the channel description as per your preference. Hit “Done.”

Android or iPhone

Open the YouTube app.

Hit the profile picture > Your channel > Gear icon.

Tap the “Pencil” icon beside the current description.

Enter your YouTube channel description as per your wish.

Hit “OK,” if you’re on Android. Hit the “Tick” icon if you’re on an iPhone.