Google Chrome allows you to create multiple profiles to keep browsing history and bookmarks etc separate. This article explains how to change the profile picture and rename your Google Chrome profile.
This is useful when you share the same computer with other users or to keep your work and personal browsing separate. Changing Chrome profile names for different users or purposes will help you keep them organized too.
How to Rename Chrome Profile
Time needed: 2 minutes.
To rename a Chrome profile:
- To get started, click the Settings (three dots) icon.
Click the settings icon next to the profile icon on the top-right corner.
- Click “Settings” from the list.
From the list that appears, click Settings.
- Now click “Chrome name and picture”
Click “Chrome name and picture”. The Edit profile screen is displayed.
- Enter the new name in the field.
In the text field for the profile name, enter the new name.
Google Chrome automatically saves changes.
Change Profile Picture
Similarly, can use the same screen to change the profile icon too. You can choose from the list of icons on the Edit profile screen or choose your Google account picture.
However, you cannot use a custom image on the Chrome profile. To use a custom image as your Chrome profile icon, change your Google account picture. You will find the official help article here.
To select a new image, click the image. Google Chrome will save your changes automatically.
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