Adding a Profile Photo in Outlook


You can add or change your profile photo in Microsoft 365 from,, or from Microsoft 365 applications on your computer or a browser on your phone. Your photo will appear everywhere there's a profile photo circle in Microsoft 365.

Process Considerations:

  • Access to the internet
  • Image
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  1. Find a photo you want to use and store it on your computer, OneDrive, or other location you can get to. The photo needs to be smaller than 4 MB and can be a .png, jpg, or .gif file.

  2. Sign in to Microsoft 365 with your account at

  3. Select the circle in the upper right hand corner of the page that shows your initials or an icon of a person.


  4. Click the circle with the camera icon.


  5. Drag an image into the area and click Apply when you are finished.



Additional Resources

KeywordsProfile, Photo, Outlook   Doc ID136239
OwnerTom R.GroupUW–Shared Services
Created2024-03-25 11:00:44Updated2024-03-27 13:35:54
SitesUW–Shared Services
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