Currently my user profile picture is a small circular person:

How do I change this?

  • Why is it that there are no default Elementary native profile pictures to choose in the first place?
    – Iván Jara
    Commented May 7, 2018 at 14:42

1 Answer 1


Open system settings and click User Accounts.

Click your current profile picture, and chose "Select From File":

Then navigate to the file, and click Open

Chose the section with the box, and then click "Change Avatar".

Your chosen image will be set as your profile picture:

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