How do I change an avatar (profile picture) in GroupMe?

You can customize your avatar (profile picture) or group avatars in GroupMe. By default, your avatar is a blue circle with your username's initials. To customize your avatars, follow these steps.

Update your avatar (profile picture)

  1. Select the Open Navigation  Open Navigation button menu. 

  2. Select your name to open your profile.

  3. Select the pencil Edit button.

  4. Select Edit Avatar. From here you can take a new photo or choose a previously saved photo.

Update your group's avatar (profile picture)

  1. Go to the group in which you want to update the avatar (profile picture).

  2. Select the current group avatar (profile picture).

  3. Select Settings  Settings button.

  4. Select Edit group details.

  5. Select Edit Photo. From here, you can choose a photo from your computer, search for a photo or GIF, or take a new photo.

  6. When you've selected the photo you want, select the check mark  Done button at the bottom of the screen.

Update your avatar (profile picture)

  1. Tap the Open Navigation  Open Navigation button menu. 

  2. Tap your avatar (profile picture) to open your profile.

  3. Tap Edit New chat button.

  4. Tap the pencil  Edit button  next to your avatar (profile picture).

  5. You can select Take new photo or Select saved photo to update your avatar (profile picture) with the image of your choice.

Update your group's avatar (profile picture)

  1. Go to the group in which you want to update the avatar (profile picture).

  2. Select More options  More options button, then select Change Group Avatar.

  3. Select Camera Camera button to take a new picture, Gallery Gallery button  to add a picture from your camera roll,or Documents Document button  to add a picture from your device's documents. You can also select the Media Search tab to search for an image or GIF.

  4. When you've selected the photo you want, select Ok  Done button at the bottom of the screen.

Update your avatar (profile picture)

  1. Tap the Open Navigation  Open Navigation button menu. 

    Note: On iPad, if you don't have the Open Navigation  Open Navigation button menu, select Chat at the top of the screen.

  2. Tap your avatar (profile picture) to open your profile.

  3. Tap your avatar (profile picture) again.

  4. You can select Take photo or Choose photo to update your avatar (profile picture) with the image of your choice.

  5. Tap Done.

Update your group's avatar (profile picture)

  1. Go to the group in which you want to update the avatar (profile picture).

  2. Tap Settings  Settings button.

  3. Tap Edit Group.

  4. Tap Change Avatar. From here, you can Take a new photo or Choose a photo from your device.

  5. When you've selected the photo you want, tap Done at the bottom of the screen.

  6. Tap Save.

Update your avatar (profile picture)

  1. Select your current avatar (profile picture) to display your profile settings.

  2. Hover over your avatar (profile picture) and select Change Avatar.

  3. Browse for a new photo and select Open.

  4. Select OK in the confirmation box.

Update your group's avatar (profile picture)

  1. Go to the group in which you want to update the avatar (profile picture).

  2. Select the current group avatar (profile picture) at the top of the group.

  3. Select Settings  Settings button.

  4. Hover over the current avatar and select Change Group Avatar (or Set Group Avatar if there is no current avatar).

  5. Browse for a new photo and select Open. Your group's avatar (profile picture) will be updated.

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