Google has added a lot of new features in Android 10. You can now change the font, choose a different accent color and Pixel users can even use the Theme chooser. Apart from that, it also allows you to add your own image on the lock screen. In other words, you can now personalize your lock screen by adding your profile picture.
Apart from the lock screen, the profile picture will also be added to the Quick Settings area of the Notification Panel. This is a small but great addition to the personalization features in Android 10.
This customization is sure to give a personal touch feeling to your device. So, here are the steps to add your profile picture on Android 10 lock screen.
How to Add Profile Picture on Android 10 Lock Screen
When you log in to any of the Google apps like Gmail, Photos, etc, you can see your avatar on the top left or right. This helps to easily identify which account you are currently logged into. In the same way, you can now add your own avatar on the lock screen.
This is very useful if you enable the multi-user feature. You don’t even need to unlock the device to know which user is currently logged in.
Here are the steps to add a profile picture on Android 10 lock screen. Next, you can click on the photo and upload it on the instance itself or upload an existing one from the gallery.
Step 1: Open System settingsusually takes the form of a gear icon in quick settings or on your app launcher.
Step 2: Find and tap System.
Step 3: Tap on Many users.
Step 4: You will find 2 users – your (admin) profile and guest. You have to choose your profile and not the guest.
Step 5: Tapping on your profile will make a popup appear. Tap on the avatar image.
Step 6: Here you can choose to take a new photo or select an existing one from the gallery.
Step 7: If you choose to take a new photo, the camera app will open and you can take your own photo. If you choose to upload an existing one, the gallery app will open and you can select a photo from the gallery.
Step 8: After selecting the photo, you have to crop it to fit the circle. Tap Done when you’re done editing.
There he is. You have now successfully uploaded your profile picture on the lock screen of your Android 10 device. The same image will now also be shown in the Quick Settings switch of the Notification Panel.