How to change your profile picture on Twitch in 2 ways, or edit your current picture

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It’s easy to change your profile picture on Twitch. Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images


Your profile picture is a representation of who you are on a particular platform or website. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it, especially on a platform that’s geared toward entertainment, like Twitch.

You can change your profile picture on Twitch with just a few clicks. The whole process should only take you a minute or so to complete, provided you already have your new profile photo picked out.

Here’s how to change your profile picture through the Twitch website on your Mac or PC, and through the Twitch app on your iPhone or Android device.

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How to change profile picture on Twitch through the website

1. In any internet browser on your Mac or PC, go to twitch.tv and log into your account, and then click your profile icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

2. Click your current profile photo again to be taken to your settings.

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Open your profile settings. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

3. Click “Update Profile Picture” (under the “Profile” section of your account settings).

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You can click the trashcan to delete your profile picture altogether. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

4. Select “Upload Photo” (or “Edit Current Thumbnail” if you want to simply re-crop your existing profile photo).

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You can pick a new picture or edit your current one. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

5. Select the appropriate photo from your computer.

6. Crop and rotate your profile photo as desired, then hit “Save.”

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Choose how you want the photo to be displayed. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

How to change profile picture on Twitch through the app

1. Open the Twitch app on your iPhone or Android device, and from any page, tap your profile picture in the top-left corner.

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You can find this on any page. William Antonelli/Business Insider

2. Your profile will open. Tap the gear icon in the top-right corner, and then select “Settings.”

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Open your Settings page. William Antonelli/Business Insider

3. In the menu that appears, tap the first option, “Account.”

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Tap the first ‘Account’ option. William Antonelli/Business Insider

4. Tap “Edit Profile.”

5. Tap “Select Image” on the page that appears. You’ll then be able to either take a photo, or choose a photo from your device’s camera roll.

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Pick a new image from your phone. William Antonelli/Business Insider

6. Once you’ve selected and cropped the photo, tap “Save” in the top-left corner.

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