Easiest Ways to Add Custom Profile Picture for Netflix

Currently, I am sharing my Netflix account with two other people, and whenever I log in to my Netflix, I am met with the same blue/yellow blocks with our names under them. 

But do I want my profile to look generic blue/yellow? Not!  And I am sure I am not the only person who wants her Netflix account to stand out from the others, even if it is only for my eyes.

If not, read along the article as I briefly explain Easiest Ways to Add Custom Profile Picture for Netflix.

As it is popularly known, Netflix allows you to create five different accounts on one membership, and each account gets its unique recommendations depending upon the taste of the account owner. Therefore, if Netflix offers so much, it is only fair that you also get to change and add custom profile pictures for your Netflix account.

Step-By-Step Guide On How To Add A Custom Profile Picture On Netflix.

How To Add A Custom Profile Picture On Netflix

The first thing you need to add a custom profile picture on Netflix is a google chrome extension. When you open chrome, search for “custom profile picture for Netflix” when you reach the site, click on add to chrome, and from the pop-up that appears on your screen, click “add the extension.”

Next, the page will directly take you to your Netflix page, required you are already signed in; if not, go to Netflix and sign in. Then, to set a custom profile picture:

Once you have signed in, stay on the page with all the existing profiles, go back to the Google chrome tab and on the top right, click the extension “custom profile picture for Netflix.

Next, select the profile you want to change from the Profile dropdown.

Select the image option right next to the profile. Netflix will now take you to your image folders on your desktop.  

Locate and select the image you want to set as your Netflix profile picture; make sure your image size is at most 5MB; otherwise, you may not be able to upload it.

Once your image is successfully uploaded to Netflix, you can change its positions with the help of tools available in the Alignment box. You can crop the image if you want.

When you are happy with how your picture looks, close the extension. Now go back to Netflix and reload the page, and you have successfully added a custom profile picture for Netflix. 

How To Change Your Netflix Profile Picture: Desktop and Mobile

How To Change Your Netflix Profile Picture: Desktop and Mobile

Now everyone wants to look different, no matter if it is real life or your Netflix account.

Above we discussed how you could add custom profile pictures for Netflix; however, this feature has a significant disadvantage. These custom profile pictures will only be visible to you and no other member, and that’s no fun, honestly.

There is a solution to that as well; you can change your Netflix profile picture. Additionally, you can only set up the images provided by Netflix.

Here’s how you can do it: 

  1. Log in to Netflix.com or open the Netflix app.
  2. Click on your profile icon in the top-right and press on Manage Profiles.
  3. Select the pencil icon on the profile you wish to change the profile picture of.
  4. Again, on your profile picture, select the pencil icon.
  5. Select your desired profile picture from the list. The images provided here are famous characters from Netflix originals.
  6. You may get asked if you want to change your profile picture. If so, select Let’s do it.
  7. On the desktop, click Save. On mobile, your changes are saved automatically.

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