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. The image selected is not any restricted material. 

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 Windows phone

  1. Tap on the 3 horizontal lines
  2. Select Settings
  3. Press Edit Profile
  4. Tap on Set Header Image
  5. Take a photo or choose an existing one
    1. Take Photo: Tap on the camera icon, take a photo, then select Accept
    2. Choose existing: Select a photo by tapping on it
  6. Tap the disc icon (Save) at the bottom of the page

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. Click Choose File
  5. Select a photo
  6. Click Open
  7. Select Save at the bottom of the page
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