Questions tagged [profile-picture]

This tag should be used to differentiate questions about the graphical display of personal identity from other questions on this site. Use when the topic is the image or symbol representing an account. Should generally be used in conjunction with a tag for a specific app.

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Someone using my image as his profile picture on Instagram

I don't have an Instagram account and there is someone using my picture as his profile picture without using my name, how can I stopping that one from doing that? I didn't publish this image before ...
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How do I delete my recent google profile picture after I've changed it? [duplicate]

Every time you change your profile picture on Google it saves it, and I would like to know how to delete recent Google profile pictures.
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Why won't Gmail allow me to change my profile picture?

I've tried many and multiple times to change my profile picture. all it says is, "Sorry, you can't change this photo for this account." It'll keep saying that over and over again. I hate my ...
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How do I prevent my custom Slack emojis from shrinking when uploaded?

I am trying to upload this image to Slack's custom emoji feature for my work: When I go to upload this image as a custom slack emoji, the image becomes shrunk and surrounded with a dark background, ...
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Deleted Profile Pictures in Gmail

Up until yesterday, those who had a Gmail profile picture would appear when I received an email from them. Now, no sender's profile picture appears and instead the first letter of their name has ...
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Change picture of Google account

I tried to change the picture of my Google account. I did this through Gmail. However, the picture has not yet changed. I tried the things I have read in other related questions; remove/change my own ...
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Google Profile Photo "certain types of Google Accounts can't change photos"

I am trying to change my profile photo for a Google Drive account, and I know how to do so and have done so before. However, for some reason, whenever I try to change it, either it says there's an "...
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People sometimes see different profile picture in Gmail?

When I shared a Google sheet with a Yahoo! account user they saw my word press account profile picture instead of my Gmail profile picture. How do I change this? I'm willing to unlink accounts or ...
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Avatar in Gmail

I have two avatars in Gmail as you can see below: I don't know why there are two avatars. I can change only the one in upper right corner. The one on the left has incorrect aspect ratio and I can't ...
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What profile picture is this, and why do a lot of YouTube's users have it?

Here is the profile picture that I am referring to:
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Gmail profile picture visibility

I cannot set profile picture visibility for one of my profiles in Gmail. I have tried following this guide. I have also looked at How do I change my Gmail profile picture? The problem I am facing is ...
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Why does Gmail show two different pictures for my profile, one of which is not me?

Recently, a strange thing occurred in my account when viewing it on my laptop computer. I have my normal profile picture that appears in the upper right hand corner of what I see when viewing my mail ...
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How to remove profile image on YouTube on Google Apps account with Google+ turned off?

My daughters friend has a profile image on her Google Apps account from school, but wants none. It is already turned off in mail, but certain Google Apps use profile image from somewhere else, still ...
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How to avoid cropping Facebook profile picture and not lose its quality?

Every time I try to update my profile picture on Facebook, it asks me to crop it to a square. This happens both when trying to upload a new picture and when trying to use an existing picture from a ...
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How do I make an old profile picture on Facebook my picture again AND make it be at the beginning of the list?

I recently went through my profile pictures and deleted old, embarrassing ones. I then realized I had hardly any profile pictures left so, all at once, I added a bunch of more recent pictures of ...
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How do you revert your Facebook profile picture?

How do you make your old profile picture your new profile picture so that you can retain the number of likes it had and so forth (so it doesn't reset to 0 likes) ?
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What setting controls whether or not people I'm not friends with can "like" my public Facebook profile photo?

I looked at the profiles of a few people who I'm not friends with. I could view their profile photo in all cases (i.e. I could click on it and see the "large version" of it). On some of them, I could "...
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How to change profile picture in Spotify?

Is there any way to change one's profile picture in Spotify?
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How do I upload transparent avatar to Twitter?

Whenever I try to upload a .png with transparent background on Twitter I am getting a white background. I tried to upload different sizes (24x24, 256x256, 512x512) but it didn't help. It appears ...
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How to backup and export all my pictures and data from Facebook?

Before, in Facebook I found a feature for backup my data. I sent that request and then Facebook sent me an email containing a link for downloading a file larger that 100 MB. I want to back it up ...
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Updating Gmail profile photo privacy after sending message, who can see it?

When I send an email using Gmail it has a profile pic and is visible to everyone. After sending a message, I changed my picture and set it to "not visible to contacts." Will the recipient of the ...
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Extract Gmail account profile picture to mobile phone

How can I retrieve the profile picture that I have on my Gmail account? The original is not in my phone anymore so I would like to download it back so I can have the picture in my smartphone again.
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Make profile picture a picture from an album without recreating it

I have a picture in an album that I would like to make my profile picture, but it won't let me unless I crop it, making a new version. I would like to take my photo from my album, without having to ...
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Reusing an old Facebook profile picture

On my Facebook account there is an automatically created photo album called "Profile Pictures" which contains all the images I've used as profile pictures in the past. I'd like to set one of these ...
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View Twitter avatars in their original size by default

When I click on an avatar of a user on Twitter, it opens as a thumbnail picture. As far as I remember, they were opening as large pictures (in their original size) a week ago or so. I found a little ...
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Less intrusive equivalent of eightbit.me [closed]

If I understand well, eightbit.me is a service to transform pictures, especially for use as avatars, into "8bit"-style pictures. Looks like this service requires access to my Twitter. Are there ...
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Download your Twitter followers' avatar pictures

I'm looking for a way to download all my followers' profile pics (48x48 px or bigger) in one run using either the Twitter API or some scripted scraping on twitter.com
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How can I remove a Twitter avatar and reset it to default?

I'd like to remove my current Twitter avatar and have it revert to one of the default avatars/profile images. How do I do this?
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Change profile picture in YouTube

How do I change my profile picture on YouTube? I never set it up and it seems to be a thumbnail of one of the videos I uploaded.
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Is there a service for changing all my profile pictures at the same time? [closed]

I have three main profile pictures: Facebook, Google and Gravatar. Is there any way to update all of them at the same time?
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