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Changing profile picture

Wattpad allows you to change your profile picture at any point as a way to personalize your profile and keep it fresh!

Before changing your picture, please ensure the following:

  • Wattpad has access to your photos if you are on the App. This can be verified in your device settings. 

Photo Permissions on iOS & Android

iOS:

  1. Open your device's  Settings app, swipe down and choose Privacy.
  2. Next tap Photos.
  3. Now you’ll see a list of all the third-party apps with read/write access to Photos.
  4. Tap on Wattpad to change its permission to Read & Write.

Android:

  1. On your Android device, open the  Settings app.
  2. Tap Apps & notifications.
  3. Tap the app you want to update.
  4. Tap Permissions.
  5. Choose which permissions you want the app to have, like Camera or Phone.
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  • The file you upload is a .jpg or gif file, around 512x512 pixels and does not exceed 1MB
  • The image selected is not any restricted material. You can learn more about restricted material in our Content Guidelines.

Select a platform for more details.

On Web

Option 1
  1. Click on your username at the top right corner 
  2. Click on Edit Profile
  3. Click on the camera icon
  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 Profile Picture, click Change
  4. Click Choose File
  5. Select a photo
  6. Click Open
  7. Select Save at the bottom of the page

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On iOS

Option 1:

  1. Go to your profile (tap on your profile picture in the top right)
  2. Tap on your profile picture
  3. Select either Take Photo or Choose existing.
    • Take photo: Take a photo and then tap Use Photo
    • Choose existing: Select a photo then tap Choose

 Option 2:

  1. Go to your profile (tap on your profile picture in the top right)
  2. Tap the  Settings icon.
  3. Select Edit Profile
  4. Tap on Update Photo
  5. Select either Take Photo or Choose existing.
    • Take photo: Take a photo and then tap Use Photo
    • Choose existing: Select a photo then tap Choose

 

On Android

Option 1:

  1. Go to your profile (tap on your profile picture in the top right)
  2. Tap on your profile picture
  3. Select Profile picture
    • Select a photo then tap Choose

 Option 2:

  1. Go to your profile (tap on your profile picture in the top right)
  2. Tap on   Settings  in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Select Account Settings
  4. Tap on Profile Picture
  5. Select Open From:
    • Select a photo then tap Choose

 

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