Add your user photo to Office 365

You can add your user photo to Office 365 anywhere you see the user photo box When you see this empty photo box, you can add your photo. at the top of the screen. Your photo will appear everywhere there's a user photo box in Office 365.

Tip: If you upload a low-resolution photo, it might appear sideways. There's no fix other than to upload a photo with a higher resolution.

To add your user picture to Office 365 for business

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account.

  2. In Office 365, choose the user photo box When you see this empty photo box, you can add your photo. > Change.

    To change a photo, choose the user photo box, and then choose Change.

  3. Add your photo, and then select Save.

    This is what a photo looks like when it's uploaded to Office 365 for business.

For other tips on setting up Office 365, see Learn your way around Office 365.

Admins: How to add photos on behalf of users

If you are an Office 365 admin, there are two ways you can add photos on behalf of your users.

Method 1: Use the Exchange Admin Center

  1. Go to the Office 365 admin center, and then open the Exchange admin center.

    Choose the Exchange admin center.

  2. Choose your own profile picture, and then choose Another user.

    Choose your own picture, then choose Another user.

  3. Select the user you want to update, and then choose OK.

  4. Under Account, choose Edit information.

    Choose Edit information.

  5. Choose Change.

    Choose Change to browse to the photo you want to upload.

  6. Browse to the photo you want to upload, select it, and then choose Save. You're done!

    The user's picture.

Method 2: Use Windows PowerShell

  • Set-UserPhoto Windows PowerShell cmdlet. For example:

    Set-UserPhoto "username" -PictureData ([System.IO.File]::ReadAllBytes("C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop\photo.jpg"))

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