How to change the profile picture of my Outlook - Hotmail email account

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Outlook is a Windows platform, which has several options to change or modify your profile picture and the information you have added such as email address , appearance, design, connected phone number , among others. So we can customize the mail to our liking and feel more comfortable using it. Furthermore, its main functions are to send and receive messages, however, it has other functions and tools as well.

However, one of the things that is probably considered complicated in Outlook is the profile picture change. Though it actually doesn't present any kind of difficulty but if you belong to the users who still don't know how to do it then this content is ideal for you. Since here we will explain in detail how to do it.

How to change the profile picture of my Outlook - Hotmail email account

      Change your profile picture in Outlook - Hotmail

      Without a doubt, hotmail remains one of the most used email platforms in the world. Coming to position itself in second place, given that Gmail is in first place.

      However, this platform offers us great advantages, as you can not only change your user by changing your profile name, but you can also change your profile photo. Fortunately, the steps to follow are basic and require no complications. So, without further ado, let's get started:

      • The first thing to do is enter yours account Outlook, entering username and password.
      • As soon as your inbox appears, you should go to the top right corner.
      • We locate where the profile picture appears and click on "My profile" .

      • So, look on the left side for the option "Change picture"
      • So check where it says "New image" and choose the photo you want to use.

      • Finally, you just have to drag or resize the image.
      • Select "Saves" and your profile picture has already been changed.

      In case you want to change or edit your name in Outlook, you just need to do the following:

      • Click on your profile picture.
      • Choose the option "Edit profile" .
      • So look where it says "Edit Name"
      • Add the first and last name you want
      • finally click on "save"

      If you follow these steps, you will be able to change and modify your profile name and photo without any problem and with great ease.

      Difference between Outlook - Hotmail

      The Microsoft company has been using the name of for many years Hotmail for its email platform, exactly since the year 1997.

      However, some time later its name was changed to Windows Live Mail, but this branding was later found to not sit well with the users. That's why Microsoft created the brand , which is easier and more dynamic to use.

      Many users are often confused with Hotmail and Outlook, but it should be clarified that yes it is the same e-mail service , just with a different name.

      Currently, there is a particularity that increases this confusion and is that regardless of whether yours Email whether Hotmail or Outlook, you can still enter via Outlook. However, new users cannot create accounts with the Hotmail name.

      Shortcuts in Outlook

      One of the advantages that Outlook offers us is that we can perform various functions using the shortcuts using the keyboard. Below we will present the most common and used ones:

      • Ctrl + R : This shortcut is used to reply to emails
      • Alt + R : Reply to all in the email
      • Alt + W : Using these keys you can forward mail messages or switch to weekly calendar view
      • Ctrl + M : Send and receive
      • Ctrl S : send email

      One benefit of using these shortcuts is that the processes are faster.

      If you want to change the background of Google Chrome you can visit our site, where you will find all the steps to do it, quick and easy.

      Finally, we hope that this tutorial has been useful to you, however we would like to know your opinion Were you able to change your Outlook profile picture easily? Do you think Outlook offers a good email service? Leave us your answer in the comments.

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