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 have set for your Google account is the profile picture and channel icon of your YouTube account.

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Log in to your YouTube account.

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

Click “Edit” in the pop-up.

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

Select the image you want or upload the image you prefer. I chose the former.

Rotate the image in the pop-up if you want to. Select the desired part of the photo with the handle.

Once you are done, click on the “Set as profile photo” button.

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

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Android or iPhone

Open the YouTube app.

Click on the profile picture > Your channel.

Tap the “Gear” icon next to your channel name.

Click on 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.

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

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

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How to Remove Profile Picture on YouTube Desktop Version

Log in to your YouTube account.

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

Click “Edit” in the pop-up.

Click “Remove.”

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

How to Add Your YouTube Channel Description

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

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Log in to your YouTube account.

Hit profile picture > Your channel > Customize Channel button.

Navigate to the About tab.

Click on the “Channel description” button.

Enter the channel description according to your wishes and press “Done.”

Android or iPhone

Open the YouTube app.

Click on the profile picture > Your channel > Gear icon.

Click on the “pencil” icon next to “Add a description.”

Enter the channel description.

Click “OK” if you are on Android. Click on the “Tick” icon if you are on an iPhone.

How to Change Your YouTube Channel Description

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

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Log in to your YouTube account.

Hit profile picture > My channel > Customize Channel button.

Navigate to the About tab.

Move the mouse over the current description.

You can see a “pencil” icon. Hit it.

Enter the channel description according to your wishes and press “Done.”

Android or iPhone

Open the YouTube app.

Click on the profile picture > Your channel > Gear icon.

Tap the “pencil” icon next to the current description.

Enter your YouTube channel description as you wish.

Click “OK” if you are on Android. Click on the “Tick” icon if you are on an iPhone.

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