How to change your user profile pic in Android Lollipop

How to change your user profile pic in Android Lollipop
Ever wondered how to change that nondescript blue icon that's to the left of your user name to something more, erm, individualistic? Worry not, the solution is simple - it just requires a bit of prodding around some menus you might have not visited before. But before you know it, you will have changed your profile pic to the one you've always wanted. Here's the four-page instruction manual, right here in the slideshow. 

By the way, the instructions should apply to all Lollipop-based third-party Android skins, assuming manufacturer X hasn't decided to get rid of the user profile system, in which case, you're s... talled.

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6 Comments

1. gunBi

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

its not wrking on my 1 + 1

2. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Because Chinese phone is crap. S6 is the best right now, why don't you give it a try?

3. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Best phone my Azz i have an S6 Edge just tried this it AINT working .NADA .

6. iyngr

Posts: 72; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

The best way to do it is by getting into Google + app - then settings - contacts , check sync contacts. 2. goto settings - Apps - Contacts clear cache. reboot and done. Your Google Account image appears back (if signed in).

4. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

(Look at John rubber duck) SMH while say "soft..!"

5. jdrch

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2014

Your user profile pic is the same as your G+ one. Just change it in G+ and it will propogate across all your Google services and devices.

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