It is no rocket science to remove profile picture from your google account. But I know like me whenever you try to do the same you feel it very challenging to do that.
So not to worry today I will tell you the proper steps by which you can easily remove photo from google account using either your app or desktop browser. Because removing a picture from google is not that difficult that people think.
At any point in time, you may want to change/hide your account photo from your Google account. There may be tons of reasons behind it since this image is synced to all Google products and will show everywhere.
If you want to remove your photo from the Gmail account or YouTube then you need to delete it from your Google account.
1. Remove Profile Photo From Google Account Via About Me Page
Here are some simple ways to delete the photo from the Google account.
Step 1. Sign In to your Google Account
The very first step you have to follow is to sign in to your google account because without that it is not possible to change your profile picture.
You can log in in your account by following this link as well https://aboutme.google.com/ or the very other method is when you open a new tab on the top right of it you will see the Gmail account icon and you can click on the same to sign in to the account you wish to.
Step 2. Go to Manage your Account
The next thing you have to do is click manage your account and you will see a lot of options. And then click on Personal Profile Info where you can easily find and option named Photo which will let you allow to easily change/remove your profile picture.
Step 3. Click on the Photo
All you have to do is to click on the photo icon that you can see in front of your screen, open that and you will see two options
- Pick a photo
- No Photo
You have to click on the No Photo Option and a moment after clicking on that option you will easily see the profile photo removed from your google account.
2. Remove Account Photo From YouTube
Sometimes when you change/remove your profile picture still you can see a minor thumbnail of your picture appearing whenever you are using your youtube or Gmail or any other account linked with your Google account.
So the other possible way to remove your google profile picture is to remove it with using this Youtube Trick. It seems a little strange but trust me, it will definitely work.
Step 1. Go to Youtube.com
Go to your youtube account and meanwhile make sure that you are logged in while you have opened your youtube.com and if you are not logged in there simply login to the youtube account with your Gmail Id.
Step 2. Click the Profile
Step 3. Edit Channel Icon
Step 4. Click the Image
Click the image and a pop-up button with a pen symbol will appear that will allow you to edit, just remove your profile picture easily by editing that.
3. Change Photo With Gmail
This trick is very simple and obvious and I am sure that most of you must have tried this method because this is the first best method that every person tries and thinks of to change/ remove the profile picture.
So lets now take a look on How you can remove your profile picture using the Gmail trick-
Step 1. Open your Gmail Account
The very first step is that you have to open your Gmail account, log into your account if you have not done that. It is really important that you are logged in while following the whole procedure.
Step 2. Click on the Photo
Note: Sometimes when you remove the profile picture it may get removed at the same time. But sometimes it may take more than 24 hrs as well to get your profile picture changed.
So you don’t need to get worried if your profile picture is not changed at the same moment just wait for the next 24 hrs and see if your picture is removed or not.
There are many ways by which you can remove your google profile picture. The irony is people find the simplest ways very complex to do so and many times get confused by the same.
The above steps will definitely guide you on how you can change/ remove your google profile picture. You can even choose the way that works in your case and helps you remove your profile picture.
You can share with us in the comment section which way worked for you in the appropriate way. Also if you found any easy way to remove your picture do let us know!
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