How to change your profile picture on TikTok by taking a new photo or using one on your phone

You can change your profile picture, and video, on the TikTok app in a few simple steps.

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You can change your profile picture, and video, on the TikTok app in a few simple steps.
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  • You can quickly and easily change your profile picture on TikTok via the “Me” tab of the app.
  • When changing your profile photo, you’ll be given the option to either select one from your gallery or take a new one. If you want to change your profile video, however, you can only select from your existing videos.
  • Here’s what you’ll need to do to change your profile picture on TikTok.
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Whether you’re new to TikTok, or you just don’t like your old profile photo anymore, you can easily change things up via the app.

And, unlike changes to your username, which are limited to once every 30 days, there’s no limit to how many times you can change your profile photo on the platform.

Here’s how to get it done.

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How to change your profile picture on TikTok

1. Open your TikTok app on your iPhone or Android and log into your account, if needed.

2. Toggle over to the “Me” tab in the bottom toolbar.

3. Tap your current profile picture.

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Navigate to the “Me” tab.
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4. Select “Change.”

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Tap “Change.”
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5. Choose how to select your new photo.

Select whether you'd like to choose a photo from your camera roll or take a new one.

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Select whether you’d like to choose a photo from your camera roll or take a new one.
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6. Find and select your new profile photo, or take one using your phone’s camera.

7. Crop the photo, if desired and needed, and tap “Save.”

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Tap “Save.”
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If besides changing your profile photo, you also wanted to change your profile video, you can do by tapping “Edit Profile” on the “Me” tab. Then select either the option to change your photo or your profile video, as desired. When you change your video, be aware that you will only be able to use an existing one, rather than recording a new one.

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