Whatever Windows version you use, there is always an option to add or change your account picture. Windows 11 is no exception. It allows users to personalize settings easily. About one week ago, I was stuck and had no idea about how do I change my login picture on Windows 11. I tried different ways, and I will share most of them with you here. So, if you want to know how to change your profile picture on Windows 11, keep reading this article.
If you’re using Windows 10 or 8, we’ll share steps for changing user account pictures in Windows 10/8. So, let’s start.
Part 1: How to Change User Account Picture in Windows 11?
Do you want to know how to change your profile picture on Windows 11? If the answer is yes, you’ll get all the information about changing the user account picture. However, before we go into the details of the steps, it’s essential to understand why most people want to change their user account picture.
When users use Windows 11 and use their Microsoft account, it sets your account picture on the user account. On the other hand, when users use a local account, the user account picture will be generic. But the good news is you can change your user account picture in both cases. So, let’s find out how to change the Windows profile picture.
1. Change Account Picture for Local Accounts
It’s easy to change account pictures for local accounts. You can do it by following the below-given steps:
- First of all, you need to open settings. When you see the setting window, click on the Accounts tab.
When you click on the Accounts tab, you’ll see different options. Here you need to click on the Your Info, as you can see in the following image.
When you click on Adjust Your Photo, there will be two options. One is to take a photo, and the second is to choose a file. For the first option, you need to open the camera and take a live photo by using your webcam. While in the second option, you can browse files from your PC or laptop and select the photo you want to use.
- After selecting the picture, your account picture for a local account will be changed successfully.
2. Change Account picture for Microsoft Account
When you set up Windows 11 on your Laptop or PC by using the Microsoft account, the system will use your Microsoft account picture. But the good news is you can change the picture by following the below-given steps.
First of all, sign in to your Microsoft account. At the top of the page, you’ll see ‘Your Info’ button, as you can see in the following image.
When you click on the Change Photo option, a new window will open. In this pop-up window, you can delete a user profile picture or add a new photo.
- Click on the save option, and your account picture for the Microsoft account will be changed.
So, this is how you can change your Microsoft default profile picture.
Part 2: How to Change User Account Picture in Windows 10/8?
Do you want to change your user account picture in Windows 10/8, or do you want to delete the user profile picture? You’ll get solutions to both these issues. So, let’s start.
Windows 10 and Windows 8 are different from previous Windows versions. For example, they don’t allow you to change pictures from the control panel. But you can change your picture from the PC setting in the following way. So let’s discuss how do I change my login picture on Windows 8 first?
First of all, press the Windows logo key on the keyboard, or you can click on the Start Button from the taskbar. You’ll see the Start screen.
At the top left corner, you’ll see the account picture option. Click on it and then select Change Account Settings. Here you’ll see change the account picture option where you can change your account picture.
On the screen shown below, you can see your current account picture. Moreover, you’ll see the Browse button that helps you use your favorite picture as a user account picture on Windows 8.
That's how you can change your user account picture in Windows 8.
How to Change User Account Picture in Windows 10?
Previously, we’ve discussed how do I change my login picture on Windows 8? Here we’ll discuss the method for Windows 10. So, let’s start.
So, do you want your account picture to reflect you or have a more personal touch, you can change your picture in the following way.
- Press the Windows logo key on the keyboard or click on the Start button from the taskbar.
- In the next step, click on setting and then select Accounts.
In the accounts section, click on Your Info.
- Now, you can take a selfie by using your laptop’s webcam, or you can browse one from your system.
- After selecting the picture, you can save it, and your user account picture on windows 10 will be changed.
So, if you are wondering how to change your profile picture on Windows 10/8, that’s how you can do it.
Part 3: How to Change User Account on Your PC --- Using PassFab 4Winkey?
PassFab 4Winkey is a valuable tool, and we have discussed its usages in our previous posts as well. It can help you change user accounts on your PC, recover passwords, and delete passwords.
- Download, install and launch the PassFab 4WinKey on any accessible PC and plug in your USB/CD.
Choose your device from the list and click Next.
- Let the instructions burn on your device. Once the process completes, your bootable media will be ready to use.
- Plugin the bootable USB/CD drive into the locked PC.
Restart your PC and press F12 to enter the Advanced Boot Options. Set your drive on priority and press F10.
When your PC restarts, you will see PassFab's interface. you need to choose the Windows system.
When you click on ‘Next,’ you’ll see the following window. Here, you’ll select the option ‘Create a New Account.’
In the next step, you need to enter a Username and Password for creating a new Windows account.
When the new user account is created, you can now reboot the computer, and that’s it.
But you can also use PassFab 4Winkey for Deleting Windows Accounts and Removing Account passwords. The steps will be the same, but you just need to select the relevant option.
People often ask, how do I change my login picture on Windows 11? Moreover, they want to know how to change Microsoft's default profile picture? So, we have decided to share methods for changing user account pictures on Windows 8/10/11.
Now, you’ll not have to research methods for changing user account pictures because we have covered everything in detail. More importantly, you can also use PassFab 4WinKey to change user account on PC. But, if you still have any queries, you can ask in the comment section.