Undoubtedly the last days have been very busy for Google that has not stopped bringing news. The recent update to the desktop and Android versions of Chrome, as well as announcements of new features for Drive are notable examples. But also, the company has brought interesting details such as the ability to change your profile picture from Gmail for Android.
It is a striking detail because the conventional method for this forced us to do it from the computer. However, this novelty makes the task much easier and here we show you how it works.
Steps to change your profile picture from Gmail for Android
Actually, the profile picture that we see in Gmail is the general profile picture of our Google account. Therefore, when doing it from the computer, the system takes us directly to this configuration area. The conventional method for this ties us to do it from the computer or requesting the desktop version on the mobile. The new possibility opened with Google, offers the possibility to change the profile photo from Gmail for Android. This leaves the control in our hands, to change the image when we want or need. In addition, if the photo you want to configure is on your mobile, you will not have to transfer it to the PC.
To start the process of changing your profile picture from Gmail for Android, open the app. Then tap on your profile picture at the top right.
This will display a screen with the active account and the other accounts available to make changes. The detail is found precisely here, in the account profile photo you will see a small icon of a camera.
By touching it, you will go to the area to change the image from the mobile quickly.
Here you just have to select your image, save the changes and that’s it. In this way, you can make this change easily and whenever you want from the comfort of your Android.
If you haven’t updated Gmail, follow this link.