Adding or Changing Your Profile Photo

How do I add or change my photo?

Last Reviewed: 12/02/2015
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You can add or change your profile photo from desktop or a mobile device.

To add or change a photo:
  1. Move your cursor over Profile at the top of your homepage and select Edit Profile.
  2. Move your cursor over your photo and click Change photo.

From here, you can:

  • Change the position and size by dragging the yellow square.
  • Choose what your preview photo will look like.
  • Change your profile photo by clicking Change photo.

To upload a new photo from your computer:

  1. Select the photo you would like and click Open.
  2. Click Upload Photo.
    • You can upload JPG, GIF or PNG files.
    • File size - 10MB maximum.
    • Your photo should be square.
    • The ideal pixel size for your photo is 400 x 400. If either width or height exceeds 20,000 pixels, your photo will not upload.
  3. Select who you want the photo to be visible to.
  4. Click Save.
iOS

To change your profile photo from the LinkedIn app for iOS:

  1. Tap the Me icon in the navigation bar of the app.
  2. Tap your name or profile photo at the top of the screen to view your profile.
  3. Tap the Edit icon in the top right of the intro card.
  4. Tap on your profile photo.
  5. Tap Take new photo or Choose from your photo library.
  6. Tap and drag the photo to position it within the circle. You can pinch to zoom in or out.
  7. Tap Save.
Android

To change your profile photo from the LinkedIn app for Android:

  1. Go to your profile Tap the Me icon in the navigation bar of the app.
  2. Tap your name or profile photo at the top of the screen to view your profile.
  3. Tap the Pencil icon in the top right of the intro card.
  4. Tap on your profile photo.
  5. Tap Take new photo or Select from gallery.
  6. Tap and drag the photo to position it within the circle. You can pinch to zoom in or out.
  7. Tap Save.

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