Facebook profile picture size: How to change Facebook profile picture using the correct size

Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms, with over 2.5 billion monthly active users. According to some reports, Facebook, owned by Meta, remains the most widely used social media platform in the world. Next is Google’s YouTube, and the third and fourth places are occupied by WhatsApp and Instagram 一 which are both part of Meta.

With Facebook, a few basic details include a profile photo and a cover photo. These will help others in your circle of friends and family identify you. If you’re wondering how big images are displayed on computers and phones, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we will be looking at the size of a Facebook profile photo and the size of a Facebook cover photo. We will also see how to change profile photos and cover photos on Facebook. Let’s start.

Facebook profile picture size

The Facebook profile picture on the computer will be displayed at 170×170 pixels. On smartphones, the profile picture size will be 128×128 pixels and 36×36 pixels on most feature phones.

For your information, your Page’s profile picture will be cropped into a circular shape in ads and posts. However, it will keep the same square shape when people visit your Page.

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Facebook cover image size

Cover images, which will be displayed behind your profile, will be displayed 820 pixels wide by 312 pixels high on your profile/page on computers and 640 pixels wide by 360 pixels high on smartphones.

The cover photo to upload must be at least 400 pixels wide and 150 pixels high. Also, the image loads faster if you uploaded it as an sRGB JPG file that is 851 pixels wide, 315 pixels high, and less than 100 kilobytes.

How to Change Facebook Profile Picture

Now that we have learned the size of the displayed images. Let’s see how to change your profile picture on phones as well as computers.

How to change facebook profile picture on phone

  1. Open Facebook on your phone
  2. Tap your profile picture in the top left
  3. Click the camera icon on your profile picture
  4. Choose the option “Select a profile picture”
  5. Choose a picture
  6. Crop your photo then click save

How to Change Facebook Profile Picture on Desktop

  1. Visit facebook.com
  2. Click on your profile picture at the top right of Facebook
  3. Click on your profile (select profile if you have multiple FB profiles)
  4. Click on the bottom right of your profile picture (camera icon)
  5. Click on “+ upload a photo” and select an image from your computer
  6. Click to crop your photo, then click Save

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How to Change Facebook Cover Image

A cover photo is the largest photo at the top of your profile. It’s usually behind your profile picture. Like your profile picture, cover photos are public, meaning anyone visiting your profile will be able to see them.

How to Change Facebook Cover Image on Phone

  1. Open Facebook on your phone
  2. Tap your profile picture in the top left
  3. Click the camera icon on your cover photo
  4. Choose the option “upload a photo”
  5. Choose a picture
  6. Crop your photo then click save

How to Change Facebook Cover Image on Desktop

  1. Visit facebook.com
  2. Click on your profile picture at the top right of Facebook
  3. Click on your profile (select profile if you have multiple FB profiles)
  4. Click on the bottom right of your cover photo (edit cover photo)
  5. Click on “+ upload a photo” and select an image from your computer
  6. Click to crop your photo, then click Save

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