How to Remove a Twitter Profile Picture?

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Written by: Alex Popa

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How to Remove a Twitter Profile Picture?

Do you want to remove your old Twitter profile picture and replace it with a new one? You’re in the right place!

This guide will explain how to replace your old Twitter profile picture on a computer and mobile device.

In short, you need to:

  1. Go to your Twitter profile
  2. Select “Edit Profile
  3. Select your profile picture
  4. Change your profile picture by selecting a photo from your gallery
  5. Save the changes

This applies, more or less, to the computer and mobile versions of Twitter. But for a more detailed guide on removing the Twitter profile picture, read below!

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How to Remove a Twitter Profile Picture?

How to Remove Your Twitter Profile Picture on a Computer?

If you’re on a computer, it’s simple to remove your Twitter profile picture. Just follow the steps below, and you’ll be fine:

1. Click on “Profile” on the left-hand side menu

Click on "Profile" on the left-hand side menu
Click on “Profile” on the left-hand side menu

After you log in to Twitter on your computer browser, you should see something like this. It’s your feed plus a box where you can tweet something.

On the left-hand side, you’ll see a menu with multiple options. One of these options is “Profile.” Click on it to go to your Twitter profile.

2. Select “Edit profile

Select "Edit profile"
Select “Edit profile”

After you open your Twitter profile, look for the “Edit profile” button. It should be to the right of your profile picture and username.

Click on it and continue with the guide!

3. Click on your profile picture

Click on your profile picture
Click on your profile picture.

In the “Edit profile” window, you should see several fields where you can change stuff – your Bio, Location, name, and so on.

Above the “Name” field, you’ll see your current profile picture. Click on it and continue with the next steps!

4. Select a new profile picture from your computer

Select a new profile picture from your computer
Select a new profile picture from your computer

Once you click on your profile picture, a new window will open, prompting you to select a new profile picture from your computer.

Please search for your profile picture in the folder you left it, and then select it. Finally, click on “Open” at the bottom of the window.

5. Click on “Apply

Click on "Apply"
Click on “Apply”

Once you select the new profile picture, a new menu will appear on the Twitter page, prompting you to edit the photo. Zoom in or out, and after you’re done, select “Apply” in the top-right corner.

6. Select “Save” in the top-right corner

Select "Save" in the top-right corner
Select “Save” in the top-right corner

After you select and edit your new profile picture, you can save the changes by clicking on “Save” in the top-right corner.

This will save the new changes brought to your Twitter profile.

How to Remove Your Twitter Profile Picture on Mobile?

Are you using Twitter on mobile, and do you want to remove your Twitter profile picture? It’s not complicated at all.

The same principles apply. Go to your profile page and edit your profile picture!

Follow the steps below to do this:

1. Tap on your profile picture in the top-left corner

Tap on your profile picture in the top-left corner
Tap on your profile picture in the top-left corner

Open Twitter on your mobile phone, and you’ll land on your Feed. This is where you’ll see all the new updates from your friends.

To open your Twitter profile, tap on your profile picture in the top-left corner.

2. Select “Profile

Select "Profile"
Select “Profile”

After you tap on your profile picture, a new side menu will open up with multiple options such as “Profile,” “Lists,” “Topics,” “Bookmarks,” “Moments,” and so on.

Select “Profile” and continue with the guide!

3. Tap on “Edit profile

Tap on "Edit profile"
Tap on “Edit profile”

Once you open your Twitter profile, look for the “Edit profile” button next to your profile picture. It’s just to the right of your Twitter username.

Tap on it and move to the next steps to continue!

4. Tap on your profile picture

Tap on your profile picture
Tap on your profile picture

On the “Edit profile” page, you’ll find multiple fields with options you can change. These include your name, location, bio, website, and more.

Click on it in the top-left corner to remove/change your profile picture.

5. Select “Choose existing photo

Select "Choose existing photo"
Select “Choose existing photo”

Once you tap on your profile picture, you’ll see a popup window. There are two options: “Take photo” and “Choose existing photo.”

If you have a picture ready, select “Choose existing photo“.

6. Choose a new profile picture

Choose a new profile picture
Choose a new profile picture

You’ll be prompted to choose your new profile picture in this window. Scroll through your gallery and select the profile picture you want to use!

7. Select “Use

Select "Use"
Select “Use”

Once you select the new profile picture you want to use; you’ll be taken to an editing screen where you can focus your profile picture.

After you’re done editing it, tap on “Use” in the top-right corner. This will save the changes to your profile picture.

Conclusion

To summarize, removing your profile picture on Twitter is very easy. All you need to do is:

  1. Go to your Twitter profile
  2. Select “Edit profile
  3. Select a new profile picture
  4. Edit it
  5. Save the changes

And you’re done. You’ve removed the old profile picture and changed it with another one. The process is the same whether you’re on a computer or mobile device.

If you have any questions, comment below, and I’ll reply as soon as possible!

How many times can I change my profile picture on Twitter?

As many times as you want. There’s no limit to how many times you can change your profile picture on Twitter.

If you’re ever in a situation where you can’t change your profile picture, it’s not because of some Twitter policy.

There might be a bug or other issues with the Twitter app on your phone. Or you might have a virus.

Alternatively, your account may be suspended or penalized in some way.

These are the only reasons you can’t change your profile picture on Twitter.

If you’re a regular user of the platform, you can change your profile picture as often as you want.

There’s not even a time limitation to the number of times you can change the profile picture in a set period.

Why did my profile picture disappear on Twitter?

There are several reasons why your profile picture might have disappeared on Twitter:

– The picture was pornographic
– The picture goes against the user guidelines in some way
– Someone reported your profile picture, and Twitter removed it
– The picture can’t be displayed correctly

For most of these problems, there’s not much you can do other than contact Twitter support and ask them about it.

If you know your uploaded picture violated the user guidelines, don’t do it again.

Make sure your next profile picture doesn’t breach user guidelines, and you’ll be fine.

If a bug or the image can’t be displayed correctly, try restarting Twitter or your device.

If this doesn’t work, upload another image because the previous one can’t be displayed!

If nothing works, then your only solution would be to contact Twitter support and report the problem.

They should reply within a few business days and help you out. Wait for an answer, and you’ll solve your issue!

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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