Add or change your profile photo

Published: April 16, 2012

Updated: February 27, 2014

This topic provides online help content for cloud services, such as Windows Intune and Office 365, which rely on Windows Azure Active Directory for identity and directory services.

You can upload a profile picture to a Microsoft cloud service from your local computer that will appear in all services that display a photo.

The profile photo is a visual representation of how you will be perceived by your coworkers. Make sure to choose the image you use with care.

More information The following steps can be completed using either the Office 365 account portal, the Windows Intune account portal or the Windows Azure AD portal, depending on which services your organization has subscribed to. In this way, portals act as front-end interfaces that pull in directory data associated with your organizations Windows Azure AD tenant. For more information about using portals to manage your tenant, see Administering your Windows Azure AD tenant.

To add or change a profile photo:

  1. Depending on which portal you are using, in the header, click either My profile or click YourProfileName, and then click My profile.

  2. Click Change photo, click Browse to locate a photo on your local computer that you want to use as your profile picture, and then click Upload.

    Your photo cannot be larger than 100 KB and it must use one of the following file extensions:

    • .jpg

    • .gif

    • .png

    • .bmp

  3. Click Save. Your profile picture will appear in all services that display profile photos.