How to Change an Account Picture on Windows 10 – Easy Steps

On Windows 10, you can easily change Account Picture through Start Menu. On the lower left of Start Menu, you find your Account photo which leads to the alteration of account picture.

With the Embark of Windows 10, it is pretty much easier to get a few things done when compared to its previous versions. Now you don’t have to all the way to the PC Settings through Charms bar and Settings option. Windows 10 has brought the former function of Start Menu with enhancement of app tiles in a new augmented version. You can get access to everything very smoothly. Unlike Windows 8 or 8.1, you don’t have to go through so many steps to change an account picture. Windows 10 Start Menu contains your Account option and lets users change Account Picture, Sign Out and Lock  Account.

Here in this Windows 10 tips, we will show you how you can Change an Account Picture on Windows 10. Let’s go to the steps:

Change an Account Picture on Windows 10

  • Click on the Start button on Taskbar.
start button in the lowermost right corner
  • On the left portion of Start Menu, you can see your Account photo. Click on your Account photo. You see three options in a dropdown – Change Account Settings, Lock and Sign out. Click Change Account Settings.
Change an Account Picture on Windows 10 through start menu
  • You are taken to Your info section of the Accounts category of Settings app. On the right, you can see your present account picture.
Your info account picture
  • Scroll down until you reach the heading that reads as Create your picture. Two buttons are present there, click on Browse for one.
browse button under Your picture on settings
  • A window pops up where you can navigate to the location where you have stored your picture that you want to use as your account picture. Click the image which you want to set as Account picture and next on Choose Picture button.
choose picture button after selection of picture
  • You have changed your Account Picture. Apply a cool pic and enjoy.
Account picture changed

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Topics:  Windows 10
About Sunita
Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.

  1. Ginny BUccherir


    The start menu disappeared, I have 3 buttons, restart, shut down and something else…. NO ACCOUNT photo or settings where it used to be.

  2. oh! you are the best. Thank you I made it 🙂 Saranghae 🙂