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How To Add a Profile Picture On Zoom

How To Add a Profile Picture On Zoom
Written by Hassan Abbas

Do you want to add a Profile Picture On Zoom? Zoom is one of the most popular remote collaboration services. Also, it is currently available on the market. It also offers a huge variety of features. The features include HD audio, HD video, whiteboards, virtual backgrounds, screen sharing ability, and much more.

However, it enables you to hold meetings with up to 100 members together on its free account. Also, it is no amazing that it is to be the top downloaded app in current times.

If you are a newbie and focus on your privacy, then you probably be excited to know that Zoom enables you to use your picture in the video feed while conversing with others over the audio.

Our comprehensive article below can’t help you to use an image during the video feed. Also, it guides you through the different steps needed to set a profile image. Also, you can use your image in the video feed as well. Come let’s begin.

Add a profile picture on Zoom

Before you can select to show your image in place of a video in a Zoom meeting. You just remember you have added a profile pic. Come let’s check how to upload a picture to your Zoom account:

On PC

Step 1:

Visit the website Zoom and log in to your Zoom account.

Step 2:

After you logged in, tap on ‘MY ACCOUNT’ located in the top right corner of your web browser.

Step 3:

Now choose ‘Profile’ under the ‘Personal’ tab in the right sidebar on your screen.

Step 4:

Now your profile section opens in the right-hand sub-window. Simply tap on ‘Change’ under the profile photo icon.

Step 5:

Now your sub-window will open up in your browser. Simply tap on ‘Upload’ in the under the right corner of the sub-window. Also, upload the important profile images from your local storage.

Step 6:

Once the images are uploaded, simply drag the corners to edit the image according to your liking. When you are excited about the output, just tap on ‘Save’ at the bottom right corner of the sub-window to save your modifications.

Now you’ll have to add a profile picture to your Zoom account.

On Phone

Step 1:

Head over to the Zoom app and click on ‘Settings’ in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Step 2:

Now click on your profile details using your name located at the top of your screen.

Step 3:

Choose ‘Profile Photo’ at your screen top.

Step 4:

A dialog box appears asking you to either capture a photo using the camera on your Android. Also, select one from your local storage. Choose the choices that fits your needs and then just upload the picture to Zoom. Simply adjust the image and then save it.

Now your profile picture will set on Zoom. Turn off your video feed from your Android will enable your meeting members to view this image instead.

How to put a picture on Zoom

Whether you are on PC or Android, using an image rather than your video feed is quite easy. Remember you have uploaded the profile image.

Now, just turn off your video feed in the meeting and it will automatically show your profile picture rather than video to all the members.

Once you tap the Stop Video button, it’ll change to a red icon. Once the Video button is red, that is video feed is stopped, everyone will view your profile picture.

If you don’t set a profile picture set, your meeting participants will be able to view your name as the thumbnail of your video feed. Also, you can use audio to converse with meeting participants while the video feed is turned off.

How to put a picture while in a Zoom meeting?

Step 1:

After you join the meeting, simply tap on ‘Manage Participants’ at the bottom of your screen in the calling bar.

Step 2:

Search your name in the list of members and tap on ‘More’ rather than your name.

Step 3:

Now choose the ‘Add profile picture’.

Step 4:

Now you will be asked to choose a picture from your local storage. Just choose the required profile picture that fits the best and tap on ‘Open’ in the bottom right corner.

Step 5:

Now Zoom will open up a dialog box where you can edit and zoom into the picture. Simply adjust the image according to your want and tap on ‘Save’ under the right corner of the dialog box to save your modifications.

Now your profile picture will be added during a meeting. When you turn off the feed during this meeting, your fellow member also views your profile picture rather than your video feed.

Add Picture before the Meeting

While creating a meeting (hosting) or joining a meeting, you get a choice to disable the video. Simply use this to disable the video, which will automatically put your image when the Meeting starts.

On Desktop

While creating a new meeting: Simply click on the dropdown arrow on the ‘New Meeting’ button on the app home screen. Then unmark the checkbox for the ‘Start with video’ choices.

When joining a meeting: Tap on the Join button and then unmark the checkbox for the ‘Disable video’ choice.

On Phone

While creating a new meeting: Simply click on the ‘New Meeting’ button on the home screen of the Zoom app on your phone. On the other screen, toggle off the ‘Video On’ choice. Now, the Zoom app uses your profile picture in the meeting.

When joining a meeting: Tap the Join button on the app home screen. Also, toggle off the ‘Disable My Video’ option. After you join the meeting, Zoom will put up your profile images.

Conclusion:

Here’s all about “add a Profile Picture On Zoom”. I hope this article easily helped you use your picture in Zoom meetings. If you faced any problems, then let us know in the comments section below.

Till then! Keep Smiling 😊

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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