How to Change a Twitter Account Picture From a Phone

By Aksana Nikolai

Being on the go need not prevent you from using the social networking website Twitter. You do not need to wait until you get to a computer to use Twitter -- you can access the website with your smartphone. As a mobile user, you will be able to use all your favorite Twitter features, including profile customization. If you decide to change your Twitter profile picture while on the go, you can upload a new one from your phone.

Things You'll Need

  • Smartphone

Step 1

Launch the Internet browser on your phone.

Step 2

Navigate to the Twitter website by entering the Twitter URL ( into the address bar. You will arrive at the Twitter mobile-ready website. Click "Sign In."

Step 3

Enter the username or email and password associated with your Twitter account. Click the "Sign In" button to submit the login information.

Step 4

Select "Profile" from the "Settings" menu.

Step 5

Click "Change Image." The next screen will prompt you to upload a new picture.

Step 6

Select the directory on your phone that contains the photo you want to upload. Locate and select the desired photo. The next screen will take you back to the Twitter mobile site. Click "Upload."

Step 7

Verify that that your profile shows your new picture by clicking "View Profile."

Tips & Warnings

  • Downloading a Twitter application for your smartphone allows you to launch your Twitter account with one click, eliminating the need to enter your login information each time you access the site.

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