How To Add a Profile Picture on Snapchat

How To Add a Profile Picture on Snapchat

On social media, you can identify yourself by highlighting an image with your name. In the following tutorial, you will learn how to set up a Snapchat profile picture to make it easier for others to identify you.

You can add a picture to your Snapchat profile quite easily. However, you will need to make your account a public profile first. Follow the steps below.

How To Add a Profile Picture on Snapchat

You cannot post a profile picture on Snapchat by default if it follows its traditional model. To add a picture of yourself to your Snapchat profile, you must first make your profile public on Snapchat so you can create an avatar (Bitmoji) in drawing format.v

The following steps were done on an iPhone 11 Pro but are the same on Android phones.

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your phone;
  2. On the home screen, tap the profile icon in the upper left corner;
  3. Go to “Create Public Profile”;
  4. Drag the screen to the side and tap “Start”;
  5. Confirm that you want a public profile by tapping “Create.”

Ready. Now that you’ve created a public profile let’s put a profile picture on Snapchat.

How to add a profile picture on Snapchat

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your phone;
  2. On the home screen, tap the profile icon in the upper left corner;
  3. In “Public Profiles,” tap on “My Public Profile”;
  4. Tap “Edit Profile.” Then, tap on the doll icon at the top center of the screen;
  5. Choose a photo and click on “Save Changes.”
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I can’t create a public profile on Snapchat. What happened?

A Snapchat Public Profile is only available to users over 18, must have been created for at least 24 hours, have at least one friend, and do not violate the Snapchat Community Guidelines.

Can I add a photo of myself to my basic Snapchat profile?

Not. For now, only public profiles can choose an image from their mobile gallery to be featured on their profile.

Source: Snapchat

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