Changing your Profile Picture on Zoom

Although Zoom does not allow many opportunities for customization, an important adjustment that can increase the professionalism of your call is to add a profile picture and to ensure that your profile name is as desired. This article will explain changing your profile picture and displayed name.

Updating your profile name and profile picture

From the Zoom web interface, it is possible to update both your displayed name on the Zoom app and the profile picture that is visible if you disable your video. As illustrated below:

  1. First select Profile
  2. Click the “Change” below the profile picture to update or this
  3. Click the ‘Edit’ button to adjust the displayed name. 
Changing your profile picture and username in Zoom

Where updates to your profile picture and display name are shown

As illustrated below, your updated profile picture will be changed in the image displayed when you have disabled your webcam, and also in the thumbnail in the call participants. The image and name selected will update across any devices where you are logged into Zoom.

Locations where personalization to username and profile photo are displayed in Zoom


Updating your profile picture and displayed name is a quick way of making Zoom look more professional, and should be one of the first settings you should consider changing!

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