Set Profile Photo on WhatsApp with Microsoft Lumia 535

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to set up a profile photo when using the WhatsApp messaging application on a Microsoft Lumia 535.


Steps

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    To begin, press the power button located on the right-hand side of the phone
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    Next swipe up on the lock screen
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    This will take us to the Home screen.
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    Find and tap on the WhatsApp tile
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    The icon on the tile is a symbol of a phone inside a speech bubble.
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    If you do not have the WhatsApp tile on your Home screen, you can find it in the App menu by swiping from right to left on your screen
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    Now, we need to find our settings
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    Tap the three dots, the ellipsis, at the bottom right corner of your screen.
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    A menu of options will pop up from the bottom of the screen
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    Press settings on the bottom of that menu.
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    We need to go to profile, so tap on that
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    On the profile page, we have our name at the top
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    You can change that and add an emoticon by tapping on the smiley face located just to the right of your name.
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    We want to change the picture, so tap on the square to the left of your name
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    If you have no image, that square will be blue.
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    Now, we have three different options
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    We can either remove a photo and leave it blank, or we can choose a photo from an album, or we can take a photo right now. For this demonstration, I will choose a photo from an album, so tap on choose from albums. This will bring up your different photo albums.
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    Let's press Camera Roll to see the different pictures we have available
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    To choose a profile picture, simply select an image you like and press on it
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    There will now be a grid in front of your photo
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    If we press on the screen and hold, we can slide the photo up and down until it is in the desired position. It is going to crop the photo.
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    When you are satisfied with the image, tap the check mark in the middle at the bottom of the screen
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    Now, the profile photo you chose will appear in that square to the left of your name
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to set up a profile photo or to change a profile photo on the WhatsApp messaging application when using a Microsoft Lumia 535
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    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about this video, or about the application itself, please leave them in the comment section below. You've been watching VisiHow.
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Video: Set Profile Photo on WhatsApp with Microsoft Lumia 535

Questions and Answers

Setting WhatsApp profile picture with Microsoft Lumia 535?

Want to set WhatsApp profile picture whit picture at photos only not file

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Where is the picture detail in Lumia 535?

I snap the pic but is too big picture volume, this picture cannot be shared, its too large in size, how to decrease the size?

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How to set profile picture in WhatsApp. Any option to select a picture and then set as profile picture?

When I am trying to set my WhatsApp profile picture, I am able to select "Choose the pic from albums" but then I am not able to see all the albums (meaning all folders), some pics are missing with folders. How can I overcome this? Need help on the same

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Some folders and pictures might not be visible after software update or a new SD card. To overcome this, rename some folders.

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    Install and run the Files application.
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    Tap on either "Phone" or "SD card" to locate your WhatsApp picture folder.
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    Tap on the "Picture" folder.
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    Tap and hold the WhatsApp folder.
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    Tap "rename"
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    Rename the folder to something else, for example, "WhatsOld".
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    Restart your phone and launch WhatsApp
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    The folders should be visible.
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    Download any picture from chat
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    Optionally, you can move the contents from the renamed folder into the newly created WhatsApp folder
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    To move files, use the Files application. Open the folder with pictures. Tap on the checklist icon at the bottom, select all of the files, tap the icon with an arrow and folder at the bottom. You can select the folder now and tap "move here".
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Then, follow the tutorial to set the profile picture.

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Recent edits by: Lijitha Reddy, Eng, Rushell

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