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Adding or Changing Your Profile Photo

How do I add or change my photo?

Last Reviewed: 06/03/2014
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You can add or change your profile photo from the Account section on your Privacy & Settings page:

  1. Move your cursor over your photo in the top right of your homepage and select Privacy & Settings.
    • You may be prompted to sign in to LinkedIn again.
  2. Click your photo in the upper left.
  3. Click Browse to find the photo you wish to publish.
  4. Click Upload Photo.
    • You can upload JPG, GIF or PNG files.
    • File size - 4MB maximum.
    • Your photo should be square.
    • The ideal pixel size for your photo is between 200 x 200 to 500 x 500. If either width or height exceeds 4000 pixels, your photo will not upload.
  5. Select who you want the photo to be visible to.
  6. Click Save Settings.

Learn more:

  • What do I do if my photo won't upload?
  • How do I add or edit the background photo on my profile?
  • Get more tips for building your profile.

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