How to change Discord profile picture?

Your profile picture says a lot about you. That’s why people think a lot before changing their profile picture. Especially in apps like Discord, your profile picture can help you stand out on a server.

Discord calls it an avatar; you can change it whenever you want. If you are a Nitro subscriber, you can use GIFs alongside images as your avatar. Free users can only upload a picture of their choice.

Changing your profile picture/avatar from the desktop and mobile apps is possible. The recommended avatar size of discord is 128p x 128p. If you upload a larger image, discord will scale it to the ideal size.

As well as, after selecting the image, you can crop it to select the ideal part of the image as your avatar. Let’s see the detailed process:

How to change Discord profile picture

Desktop App

  1. Open the Discord app on your computer.
  2. From the bottom left corner, click on User SettingsClick-on-User-Settings
  3. Click on Edit User Profile from the My Account page. Click-on-Edit-User-Profile
  4. If you want to remove your profile picture and use the default discord avatar, click Remove Avatar.
  5. To change your current profile picture, press the Change Avatar button. Change-avatar-discord
  6. Click on Upload Image if you are not a nitro user. Upload-Image-Discord
  7. Select the image from your computer. Then crop the image as you want to make your avatar visible. Crop-the-avatar
  8. Click the Apply button. Then click on Save Changes to save the changes you have made to your profile.

Mobile App

  1. Open the Discord app on your smartphone.
  2. Click on your avatar at the bottom right corner.
  3. Tap on User Profile from the settings page.
  4. Click on the edit icon on your current avatar. A pop-up will appear on your screen.
  5. Tap on Change Avatar.
  6. Select the image from your device, crop it and click on the Apply icon.
  7. Press the SAVE button to save the changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have an invisible discord pfp?

Yes, people call it invisible but it’s just a transparent picture without any content. If you want an invisible pfp, you can read how to make an invisible avatar on discord.

How big are discord profile pictures?

The default dimension of the discord profile picture is 128px x 128px. But you can upload a picture of any dimension and discord will automatically scale up/down the image as required.

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