How to change your YouTube profile picture

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What makes us represent ourselves on a platform like YouTube when other users search for us is the profile picture. So the profile picture of a YouTube channel is one of the much more important aspects that you should not overlook . Since this photo will show the objective of your channel or it will simply be the representation of what your channel is.

On the other hand, it is very necessary that the profile photo of your channel be as professional as possible, that is, that it be taken with a high-quality, high-resolution camera, apart from this there are other very relevant aspects, but later we will let you know. Therefore, stay on this article and you will know the steps to change the profile picture of your YouTube channel from your mobile.


Steps to follow to change the YouTube profile picture

As a result, try to place a profile photo that represents what you are offering in it, whether it is a personal blog, a company or another topic. However, we will teach you the steps to follow to change the YouTube profile picture and these are the steps:

The first thing you will have to do is go to the mobile application and if you still do not have it, you can  download it from the Google Play download app or the Apple App Store. After entering the application, you must select the icon of the profile photo of your channel that is on the right of the screen. Right there, a drop-down window will appear and in which you must enter “Your channel”.


Next, in the option you selected, a window will appear where your profile picture will appear along with the name of your channel and you will be able to see an icon in the shape of a pencil. Likewise, you will have to enter the pencil that will take you to another window where you can delete the photo you have established and change the profile photo.

Now, to change the profile picture of your YouTube channel you will have to click on the profile picture with which a camera appears. Right there, a pop-up window will appear with two options that you can choose to change the profile picture. Likewise, if you already have an edited and fixed image to upload only to your profile, then you will have to select the “Choose from your photos” option. Now if you want to take a photo directly from the camera you will select “Take a photo”.  


What is the correct image size to change my YouTube profile picture?

YouTube has its own rules and which must be followed and regarding the profile photo, YouTube has certain specifications about the correct size that the profile photo must have and the same as the cover photo. So if you want to save a profile picture to your YouTube channel, it will need to be 800 x 800px in size. Besides, it must be a square or round image that at the same time will have to weigh a maximum of 4 MB. In addition, it will have to be in JPG, GIF, BMP or PNG format.


How can I customize my YouTube from my cell phone?

Remember that depending on the approach you want to convey in the videos you post, you will also need to customize your channel from there. That is, if your channel is about food, then both the profile photo and the cover photo will have to be related to the topic, apart from that you must make a description of what your channel is about and fully customize your channel in all areas. Therefore, we will teach you some things that will help make your channel personalized to your liking with your phone.


Create a good description and basic information of your channel

If you want users to come to your channel and want to subscribe, then you have to make a very good impression in your presentation. For this you will have to place a very good description of what your channel is about and for this we will help you how to do it from your mobile phone by following these steps:

  1. Enter the app and click on the profile picture.
  2. Then select on “Your channel”.
  3. Now click on “Edit channel”.
  4. Then enter the description and make a short summary of what your channel is about.
  5. When the description is already made, you will have to select “Accept” and that’s it.

Add others from your social networks

If you want your subscribers to be able to follow you on your other social networks, then you will have to add them to your channel so that they have direct access to it or you can simply mention them in your channel description so that they will search for you. Besides, this will be a great advantage to get many more followers on other social networks.


Customize and create your channel design

When creating a channel on YouTube, it will be necessary for it to have your personal stamp and that what is reflected is who you are and what the channel is about. For this you will have to customize and design your channel to the approach you want to give it, so we will teach you how to do it.

The first thing will be to enter the YouTube studio app where we will enter the menu on the left, then we will select “Personalization”. In this option we will find different tabs where you can customize your channel to your liking and the content that these tabs have are the following of which you can configure it:

  • Design: in this option you can configure the progress on your channel, the featured videos and the sections of your channel.
  • Branding: Here you can change the profile picture, banner image and set the watermark of your videos.
  • Basic Information: In this session you will be able to customize your channel name, description, and channel sitelinks.

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