How to Add or Change LinkedIn Profile Photo? [in 2022]

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Have you been looking forward to adding, changing, editing, or deleting your LinkedIn Profile Photo? Remember, when you update your LinkedIn profile photo, you increase your profile’s credibility since it allows viewers to see your real identity, especially when sending invitations for connections.

In this Linkedin beginner tutorial, we are going to show you how to add or change the LinkedIn profile photo and everything that related to is (LinkedIn Profile Photo image specs and sizes)

How to Add LinkedIn Profile Photo?

Follow this step-by-step guide to add a profile photo.

  1. At the homepage, click the Me icon (usually at the top)
  2. To view your profile, click the view profile
  3. On the introduction section, click the Camera icon.
  4. Note that you won’t view the Camera icon if you have previously added a profile photo.
  5. Using the Add photo pop-up window, you can do the following.
  6. Click on the Use Camera icon to take your photo using your device’s camera.
  7. Tick on the Upload photo to choose your favorite image from your device.
  8. You can upload a photo or take a new one by following the prompts.
  9. Once you upload your photo, you can proceed to:
  10. Edit your photo; Crop the photo, adjust photo size, use photo filters, change the position, rotate, or choose your profile photo visibility.
  11. Click Save photo.

How to edit, change or delete your LinkedIn profile photo?

  1. At the topmost of your LinkedIn homepage, click on the Me icon.
  2. Click View profile.
  3. Click on the profile photo located in the introduction section.

In the Profile photo pop-up window, you can do the following:

  • To crop your photo, click on the edit button, crop the image, adjust, use photo filters, change size and position, change visibility or rotate your profile photo.
  • Click the add photo, and follow the prompts to modify your profile photo.
  • Add flames to your photo by clicking frames on your profile photo.
  • To delete your photo, click delete to delete your image.
  • Click Save photo.

Note that your original profile photo will remain active until your new photo is uploaded.

How To Change Your LinkedIn Profile Photo Frames?

To edit/change your profile photo frames,

  1. Click the Me icon located at the LinkedIn homepage.
  2. Click View profile.
  3. At the top of your page, click on the profile photo
  4. Click Frames.
  5. Choose your favorite photo frame; you can also revert to the previous version (Original photo)
  6. Click the apply button.

How To Remove LinkedIn Profile Photo?

To remove the current frame, select (preferences vary according to the current frame);

  1. Do away with the (Open to Work’ from your profile to eliminate this feature from the profile completely.
  2. Share the ‘Open to Work’ with your recruiter to share it with your recruiter only. Your LinkedIn profile will not be visible to other unspecified LinkedIn members.
  3. You can also remove this frame, including the jobs you’ve already showcased on your profile.
  4. Finally, click the remove/ save button.

Can’t change LinkedIn Profile Photo

If you’re unable to upload or change a photo to your LinkedIn profile, the most likely reason is that you haven’t uploaded the correct size or photo with the right image specs:

The maximum file size of a LinkedIn profile photo is 8MB.

LinkedIn profile photo: Pixel size is between 400 (w) x 400 (h) pixels and 7680 (w) x 4320 (h) pixels. We recommend adding a photo that won’t require much cropping. You can adjust the photo after it has been uploaded.

Linkedin Profile photo file type must be PNG or JPG.

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