How to change Reddit Profile Picture?

Reddit is a place where we meet random guys with wild usernames. Though you can’t change your reddit username, you can change your reddit profile picture as much as you want. 

To change your profile picture, you won’t necessarily have to visit the Reddit website. You can change the profile picture of your Reddit account from the mobile app too. In this article, I will show you how to change a reddit profile picture in a minute.

By the way, a Reddit profile picture is known as an avatar and the cover photo is known as a banner. 

How to change your Reddit Profile Picture?

To change your Reddit Profile Picture:

  1. Visit reddit.com from your browser and login to your reddit account.
  2. Click on your username at top right corner and click on User Settings. Reddit User Settings
  3. Navigate to profileReddit Avatar and Banner
  4. Scroll down and click on Upload Avatar Image. If you already have a profile picture (avatar), click on the edit icon.
  5. Upload your Reddit avatar/profile picture. 

Changes will automatically be saved on the web version. You don’t have to manually save the changes.

How to change Reddit profile picture from an app?

Though Reddit app doesn’t have the complete features of Reddit web version, yet it has the option to change your username.

To change your reddit profile picture from the app:

  1. Open Reddit app.
  2. Click on your profile picture and tap on My Profile.
  3. Tap on the Edit button on your profile page.
  4. Click on the avatar icon. 
  5. To capture a live picture, click on Camera. To upload the picture from your device, click on Library.
  6. Upload your profile picture and click on the Save button.

How to remove a Reddit profile picture? 

This is where things get a little bit complicated. Suppose you already have a profile picture, when you upload a new profile picture, the old profile picture will be replaced. But what if you want to completely remove the profile picture and come back to the default avatar? 

This feature is not available on the web version of Reddit. But you can do it from the Reddit mobile app.

  1. Open the Reddit app.
  2. Tap on your avatar and click on My Profile.
  3. On the Profile page, click on the Edit button.
  4. Tap on your current avatar and click on Restore default avatar.
  5. Click Save to save changes.

How to change Reddit cover picture?

Reddit cover pictures are known as a banner picture. To change your Reddit banner picture:

  1. Visit https://www.reddit.com/settings/profile from a browser.
  2. Scroll down and click on Upload a banner image.
  3. If you already have a banner picture, click on the edit icon.
  4. Upload your banner image. 

There’s no limitation on changing profile pictures. You can change your profile picture on Reddit as much as you can. So, upload a cool profile picture, what are you waiting for?