By default your avatar is a blue icon with your username's initials. To customize your avatar:
In the app
- Go to the main menu and select your profile.
- Select the Edit button (or pencil icon).
- Select your current avatar again, or select Edit avatar. From here you can take a new photo or choose a previously saved photo.
In the web version
- Select your current avatar to display your profile settings.
- Hover over your avatar and click Change avatar.
- Browse for a new photo and click Open.
- Click OK in the confirmation box.
Update your Group's Avatar
To update a group's avatar, go to the group's chat settings (rather than your profile settings) and then follow the rest of the steps above.