How do I change my profile picture, name, or status?
Photo and name
- Open WhatsApp and go to Settings.
- Select Profile Info.
- Select Profile Photo to take a new profile picture or upload a photo from your media gallery.
- Select Name to change the name that is visible to your contacts.
If you block a contact, that person will not see any updates to your profile picture.
The status feature in WhatsApp is a real time indication of what you are doing so that you can keep up to date with your contacts. To set your status:
- Open WhatsApp and go to Status in the top menu bar.
- You can choose a default status or create a personalized one.
- To create a personal status, press the button then select New Status.
WhatsApp Support Team