Upload Your Profile Photo and Avatar

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Your photo is a great way for people to “meet” and recognize you in person. You can upload up to ten photos that people can see when they visit your profile. Your avatar and profile photo allows GeoNet members quickly associate your comments and status updates with a simple visual cue. There are three ways you can upload a new avatar and profile photo.

 

1. Adding Avatar from Profile Photo

  1. Click the drop-down menu carat next to your name or avatar in the upper right corner. Click on your hyperlinked name below your profile photo to go directly to your profile.

    GeoNet Profile Hyperlink
  2. To add a photo, click the Camera image next to your profile photo.
    Avatar camera icon

  3. This will take you to the avatar images where you can select one of the images or Add another avatar of your own.

     

    Adding an avatar

  4. hoose the image from your personal photos and click Upload & Continue. Skip to cropping photos for further instructions.
    Add new avatar upload

2. Adding Avatar and Profile Photo from Edit Profile

  1. Choose the Edit profile link under Personal. This will take you to your edit profile page where you can select Photo on the top navigation menu of your edit profile page.
    Edit Profile
  2. Then click on the Avatar navigation tab to go to the avatar page.
    Edit profile avatar
  3. This will take you to the avatar images where you can select one of the images or Add another avatar of your own.
    Add an avatar
  4. Choose the image from your personal photos and click Upload & Continue. Skip to cropping photos for further instructions.

Add new avatar image

3. Adding Avatar and Profile Photo from Profile Photo Gallery

  1. Click the Add photo button at the bottom photo album in the left profile column. This will take you to the photo gallery. 
    Add photo to gallery
    Photo library
  2. Browse and find a photo on your computer that you’d like to upload. Click the Upload & Continue button. Skip to cropping photos for further instructions.Add photo

Cropping Your Photos

  1. If you’d like to crop your photo, drag the handles to select the portion of the photo you want to show, then drag the box to position your selection. Click the Crop Photo button.
    Crop photo
  2. You can update your avatar with this photo by clicking the Yes link in the Update Avatar section and choosing a square of the photo to use as your avatar.
    Avatar photo
  3. Click Finish. Your photo now appears in your photos and in the avatar.
  4. You can choose any photo from your gallery to be your avatar and profile picture.
  5. Click Finished to set your photos and avatar and return to your profile page.

Next Steps:

Now that you have uploaded your photo to your GeoNet profile, here's more:

Setting Up Your Profile

How to Edit Your Profile Details

Modifying Your Profile Privacy Settings

Setup and Change GeoNet Email Preferences

Adding Skills to Your Profile

 

Additional GeoNet how-to's and resources can be found on the GeoNet Tools & Resources page.

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