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How to remove Gmail profile picture?

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Your Google account’s profile picture is used across services as a profile avatar. If in case you change or update it, the change is reflected everywhere. 

The downside to this is that to remove your profile picture from one service, Gmail, for example, you’re going to have to remove it from your Google account, which in turn will remove it from all other Google services you use. 

In this article, we’re taking a look at how you can remove your Gmail profile picture. 

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How to delete Gmail profile picture on PC?

Aforementioned, to remove your Gmail profile picture, you’re going to have to remove your Google account’s profile picture. If you’re on a PC, follow these steps. 

Step 1: Head over to Google Accounts and log in with the account of your choice. Once logged in, head over to Personal info.

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Step 2: Scroll down and click on Go to About me under Choose what people see.

Step 3: Click on Profile Picture.

Step 4: Click on Remove to delete the profile picture.

After this, wait for a while for the services to refresh, and your Gmail profile picture will be gone.

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How to remove Gmail profile picture on Android?

Removing the profile picture on a smartphone has the same idea behind it, but you have to follow different steps to remove your picture.

  • Head over to the phone settings and tap on Accounts. 
  • Tap on your Google account to proceed. 
  • Tap on Google Account to move ahead. 
  • Head over to the Personal info tab and scroll down to tap on Go to About me.
  • Tap on Manage your profile picture at the bottom of the Basic info section. 
  • Tap the Remove button to remove your photo. 

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How to remove Gmail profile picture on iOS?

Open Gmail on your iPhone and follow the steps mentioned below to delete your Gmail profile picture.

  • Open the Gmail app on your phone and head over to the menu in the top left. 
  • Tap on Settings. 
  • Select your Google Account.
  • Tap on Manage your Google account. 
  • Head over to the Personal info tab and scroll down to tap on Go to About me. 
  • Tap on Manage your profile picture at the bottom of the Basic info section. 
  • Tap the Remove button to remove your photo. 

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here: yadullahabidi@pm.me.

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