How to Change YouTube Profile Picture (2019 Edition)

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

If you wish, you can change it and here’s how you can do it on YouTube web version:

Change YouTube Profile Picture on PC

Sign into your YouTube account.

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

In the popup, hit “Edit.”

Edit option

Now, choose the image you wish or hit the “Upload photo” option to upload one you prefer. In this instance, I chose the former.

Upload photo option

In the popup, rotate the image if you wish. Use the handles to choose the portion of the photo you prefer.

Once you’re done with it, hit “Done.”

Done option

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

See: How to Change YouTube Channel Description

How to Remove Profile Picture on YouTube Web Version

Sign into your YouTube account.

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

In the popup, hit “Edit.”

Click on “No photo.”

No photo button

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

Note: You can’t do the above tasks on YouTube for Android and YouTube Studio for Android.

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Also see:

How to Add Videos to Watch Later

How to Hide YouTube Subscribers Count

How to Like and Dislike a Video on YouTube