How to Add Photos to Twitter

Use the Add Photo button to attach photos to your tweets.
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Twitter enables the addition of photos in two places: your tweets and your profile. Click the Add Photo icon on your Home timeline to add photos to your tweets. Visit your Profile page to add a new profile or header photo.

Add Photos to Tweets

Step 1

Visit your Home timeline.
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Sign in to your account using the Twitter homepage and click the Home tab.

Step 2

Compose the tweet you want to accompany your image.
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Click your mouse in the What's Happening text box and enter your tweet.

Step 3

Click the Add Photo button.
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Click the Add Photo icon located below the What's Happening box.

Step 4

Choose the photo you want to attach.
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Select the photo you want to tweet.

Step 5

Tweet your photo.
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Click the Tweet button to tweet your message.

Add Photos to Your Profile

Step 1

Visit your Profile page to add a new photo.
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Click your profile picture in the top corner of any Twitter page and select View Profile on the drop-down menu.

Step 2

Click Edit Profile to make your photos editable.
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Click the Edit Profile button on your Profile page.

Step 3

Select which image you want to change.
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Click either Change Your Profile Photo or Change Your Header Photo depending on which image you want to change.

Step 4

Select the photo you want to use.
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Select Upload Photo and choose your new photo.

Step 5

Save your changes.
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Click the Save Changes button when you're finished.

Tip

Posting an image varies slightly between Android and iOS devices.

On Android phones and tablets, tap "What’s Happening" and then touch the "Camera" icon to take a new photo or choose an existing one on your device.

On iOS devices, touch the "Tweet" icon and then tap the "Camera" icon to take a new photo or select an existing one from the library of photos on the device.

Twitter accepts photos up to 5MB in size and animated GIFs up to 3MB.

Accepted photo formats include JPEG, GIF and PNG.

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