How To Add Picture To Outlook

How to add picture to email account

Adding your profile picture in your account looks quite attractive and helps others to recognize you easily. But if there is a problem to change your profile picture in your Outlook account then you are in right place. Here in this tutorial, you will easily learn to add/ change Outlook profile picture. Just follow some below simple steps with screenshots.

For adding new picture to the contact, please click Picture Add Picture under Contact tab. Or you can just click on the Add Contact Picture. In the Add Contact Picture dialog box, find and select the picture you want to add to the contact, and then click Open button.


  1. You need to add the image and hide it. The position 0 will add and hide it.Attachments.Add Fname, 1, 0 The 1 is the Outlook Constant olByValue. Once you add the image then you have to use 'cid:FILENAME.jpg' as shown below.
  2. In the signature, editor window select the signature you wish to edit and position your cursor by clicking it where you want to place your image or logo (if you haven’t made a signature yet, click New to create a new Outlook signature) Click on the Image icon from the editor’s toolbar to add an image by uploading it from your computer.

How to Change Your Outlook Profile Picture


STEP 1: Open Outlook login page and enter your login credentials.

STEP 2: Now tap over your profile picture avatar on the top right of your screen (see below screenshot).

STEP 3: Select Edit Profile option from the drop-down list displayed.

STEP 4: Now tap on Change picture (see screenshot).

STEP 5: Now choose the picture by tapping over choose file and then choose your desired profile picture from the computer you want to set and then click on the save option. You can edit or crop your profile picture before you save.

By following all the above simple steps you can easily add or change Outlook profile picture.

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Where your picture will appear

At Indiana University, when you add your picture using either the One.IU Manage Outlook Picture app, the IU Outlook Web App (OWA), or your SharePoint My Site profile, it is automatically copied to the IU Active Directory, which makes it visible in other applications that use Active Directory Services (ADS). Do not consider this list comprehensive; Microsoft could integrate pictures stored in ADS into other applications at any time:

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  • Outlook: In Outlook, your picture will appear on the header section of email messages you send to users of the IU Exchange email system.
  • Skype for Business: In Skype for Business, your photo will be displayed by default when your name appears in the results of an address book search, but you can configure the application to not show your picture.
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  • After you modify your picture, it may take up to 24 hours for the changes to appear in all applications.
  • You may need to sign out of and back into Microsoft Teams in order to see the change in your picture. Other users may not see your new picture until they sign out of and back into Microsoft Teams, as well.

Use One.IU

  • Add or change your picture using the One.IU Manage Outlook Picture app:
    1. In One.IU, search for and click Manage Outlook Picture. If you are prompted to authenticate via IU IU Login, use your IU username and passphrase.
      If you have an IU Exchange account, you will be redirected to OWA and must follow the instructions below for Using OWA.
    2. Click Change, then Choose File, and then select your image.
    3. Below the center box, click Zoom In or Zoom Out to set the desired image size, and then adjust the position of your image within the center box.
    4. When you are finished adjusting the image, click Crop. You will see a preview image in the box below.
    5. To complete the process, click Change.


How To Remove Profile Photo From Outlook

  • Add or change your picture using OWA:
    1. Log into OWA.
    2. Click the Settings icon (looks like a gear) on the upper right, and then click Options.
    3. Click account on the left, and then click Editinformation....
    4. Click Choose File, and navigate to the location of the picture file you wish to use.
      The photo can be up to 648 pixels by 648 pixels and 240 kilobytes. If the photo needs to be resized or cropped, you will need to edit it before adding it through OWA.
    5. Follow the prompts to complete the process.
  • Remove your picture using OWA:

    Follow steps 1-3 above, and click the small x to delete your current picture.