Change Background Picture

Personalize your profile even more by adding a background picture! Before changing your picture, please ensure the following:

  1. Wattpad has access to your photos. This can be verified on your device settings.
  2. The file you upload is a jpg. or gif file, up to 1MB.
  3. It should be approximately 1920x600 pixels. 
  4. The image selected is not any restricted material. 

You have the option to remove your Profile Picture on the web version, under your settings (See web).

Select a platform for more details.

On iOS

  1. Go to your profile (Tap on the person icon)
  2. Tap on the gear icon in the upper left-hand corner
  3. Select Edit Profile
  4. Tap Set Header Image
  5. Select either Take Photo or Choose existing
    • Take Photo: Take a photo, then tap Use Photo
    • Choose existing: Select a photo, then tap Choose

On Android

  1. Go to your profile (Tap on the person icon)
  2. Tap on the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Select Account Settings
  4. Tap on Background picture
  5. Choose your photo by tapping on it

On Web

Option 1:  

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Click on Edit Profile
  3. Select Change Background Image
  4. Select a photo
  5. Click Open

Option 2:  

  1. Click your username in the upper right-hand corner
  2. Select Settings
  3. Under your Background Picture, click Change (or remove)
  4. Clock Choose File
  5. Select a photo
  6. Click Open
  7. Select Save at the bottom of the page
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