How to Add a Picture to Your Google Meet Profile

Setting a profile image in Google Meet is a snap, but requires a Google account

What to Know

  • Your Google Meet profile image is tied to your Google account. You will either have to log in to your Google account or make a new one.
  • You can select a profile image from your Google Photos account, upload an image, or take a photo with your computer’s camera.
  • Changing your Google Meet profile photo is the same process and requires changing the image used for your Google account.

This article explains how to add and change your profile picture in Google Meet.

How Do I Add My Picture to My Google Meet Profile?

Your Google Meet profile picture is tied to your Google account. If you already have a Google account and are signed in when using Google Meet, that will be your profile picture. If you don’t already have an account made, you’ll have to create a Google account first.

Once you’ve made a Google account, or if you’ve made one and haven’t selected a profile photo yet, here’s what to do:

  1. Go to the Google Meet webpage and click your Google account icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

    Google Account profile icon on the Google Meet webpage
  2. From the drop-down menu, click Manage your Google Account. This will take you to your Google account page.

    Manage your Google Account on Google Meet webpage
  3. Click on the circular profile icon or image in the center of the page.

    Profile image on Google Account page
  4. If you already have a profile icon set up, click Change.

    Change in Profile image window on Google Account page
  5. You will be prompted to choose a profile image from Google Photos, Upload from your computer, or use your computer’s Camera.

    Click Google Photos to select an image from your Google Photos account.

    Google Photos on the Google Account choose photo page
  6. Adjust the cropping, positioning, and rotation of the image to your liking and click Save as profile picture to finish.

    Save as profile picture on the Google Account photo crop and rotate screen
  7. To use your computer’s camera, click Camera and then click anywhere on the screen to take a photo.

    Camera icon on Google Account photo page
  8. To upload an image from your computer, click Upload and then drag the photo you want to use from your computer folder to the window in your browser, or click Choose photo to upload.

    Choose photo to upload in Google Account
  9. If you click Choose photo to upload, navigate through your computer files to select the image you want, then click Open.

    Open in upload photo window in Google Account settings
  10. Adjust the cropping, positioning, and rotation of the image to your liking. Click Save as profile picture to finish.

    Save as profile picture on the Google Account photo crop and rotate screen
  11. Your new Google account profile image is set up! Though it may take a couple of days for the changes to appear.

    New image is saved
  12. Your new Google account profile image will appear next to your name in Google Meet once the change has been completed.

    Profile name and photo in Google Meet

How Do I Change My Picture on Google Meet?

Changing your profile picture in Google Meet is the same process as adding an image. You will need to change the image used for your Google account.

  1. Open your web browser, go to the Google Meet webpage, and click your Google account icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

    Google Account profile icon on the Google Meet webpage
  2. From the drop down menu, click Manage your Google Account.

    Manage your Google Account on Google Meet webpage
  3. From your Google account page, click on the circular icon displaying your current profile image in the center of the page.

    Profile image on Google Account page
  4. Click Change.

    Change in Profile image window on Google Account page
  5. You will be prompted to choose a profile image from Google Photos, Upload from your computer, or use your computer’s Camera.

    Click Google Photos and select an image from your Google Photos account you would like to use.

    Google Photos on the Google Account choose photo page
  6. To use your computer’s camera, click Camera and then click anywhere on the screen to take a photo.

    Camera icon on Google Account photo page
  7. To upload an image from your computer, click Upload and then drag the photo you want to use from your computer folder to the window in your browser, or click Choose photo to upload.

    Choose photo to upload in Google Account
  8. After selecting an image or taking a photo, adjust the cropping, positioning, and rotation to your liking. Click Save as profile picture to finish

    Save as profile picture on the Google Account photo crop and rotate screen
  9. Your new Google account profile image is set up! Though it may take a couple of days for the changes to appear.

    New Google account profile image is set
FAQ
  • How do I change my name on Google Meet?

    Your Google Meet display name is the same as your Google account, so the process is the same as changing your Google account name. Go to your account page on Google, sign in, and select Personal Info. Enter a new name, then select Save.

  • How do I record on Google Meet?

    To record on Google Meet, start the meeting, then select the three vertical dots > Record meeting. Recordings are saved in your Meet Recordings folder in Google Drive. If you don't see an option to record a meeting, you may not have permission.

  • How do I share my screen on Google Meet?

    To share your screen on Google Meet, select Present Now. To stop sharing, select You Are Presenting > Stop Presenting.

  • How do I change my background on Google Meet?

    In a meeting, select Change background. You can blur your background on Google Meet, or select Add to upload your own images.

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