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How to change your profile picture on Macbook?

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Your MacBook is a personal space that reflects your preferences and personality. One way to customise your user experience is by changing your profile picture. Whether you want to use a recent selfie, a favourite snapshot, or a creative avatar, updating your profile picture is a straightforward process on a MacBook.

Want to know how to change your profile picture on Macbook? This article discusses how to change the profile picture on a Macbook.

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Change your profile picture on your Macbook

Step 1: Click on the Apple logo at the top left corner of the screen, and then in the dropdown menu, click on the System Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down, click on the Users & Groups option in the sidebar and then click on the Profile picture beside the username.

Step 3: Select from the available options:

  • Select a Memoji: Click the Memoji option, then click the Add (Plus sign) button to select and compose a facial image. You can also select one of the displayed Memoji, then select a pose and style you like.
  • Select an emoji: Click on the Emoji option, then click the Add (Plus sign) button to select an image from the emoji library. You can also select one of the displayed emojis and select a style.
  • Select a monogram: Click the Monogram option, select a background colour, and enter initials.
  • Take a picture using your Mac camera: Click on the Camera option. Set up your shot, then click the Camera button. You can retake the photo as many times as you need to.
  • Select a photo from your Photos library: Click on the Photos option. To see photos from a specific album, click the album you want and then select a photo.
  • Select a suggested image: Click the Suggestions option and then select a picture.

Step 4: After you are done selecting the image, click on the Save button.

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Akash Singh

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