How to: Change a team picture in Microsoft Teams

Did you know you can change the icon for your team in Microsoft Teams?Tons of organizations use Microsoft Teams for collaboration. Between work-from-home, remote, and mobile teams, it can be difficult to keep track of all the teams that your organization has created.That’s why changing the team image is so important. The team logo you use plays an important role in defining your team’s identity to others. It can make or break your team’s professional image, especially if you work with lots of guest accounts.Keep in mind that only team owners are able to change the team image or add a new picture. Team members can only view the image, but they can’t change it.

How to Change Your Team Picture

  1. Open Microsoft Teams and sign in if prompted.
  2. Click on the “Teams” tab in the left-hand navigation pane.
  3. Locate the team for which you want to change the picture, and click on it to open the team page.
  4. Click on the three dots (ellipsis) next to the team name, and then select “Manage Team” from the menu.
  5. In the Team Properties, click on the Settings tab.
  6. Expand the “Team Picture” section, then select “Change picture” underneath the current picture.
  7. Choose the new picture you want to use by either selecting a file from your computer, or by taking a new picture with your webcam.
  8. Click “Save” to apply the changes and update the team picture.

Note: You must be a team owner or have the appropriate permissions to edit the team picture. If you do not see the “Edit team” option, you may not have the necessary permissions.

A Simpler Method

If you’re looking for a simpler and quicker method to change your team picture, we got you covered. You can simply hover your mouse over your existing team picture. The edit option will then become visible (the tiny pen).You can then click on your current team image and replace it with a new one.

How to do it in Teams on Mobile

If you use the mobile version of Teams, simply tap More (the three lines) and then tap your picture. Select the Edit image option to edit or change your picture. 

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