Profile photos help your peers recognize you and increase the visibility of your research. To add a profile photo, follow these steps:

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Click on the default profile image on the left-hand side
  3. Choose a photo from Google's image search of your name or click the Upload new photo button to upload one yourself
  4. Crop your photo as desired and click Save to confirm your changes.

Note: Images must be at least 180x180 pixels and no larger than 4MB. We support *.jpg, *.jpeg, *.gif, or *.png, and we suggest you use a photo that will fit inside the square.

Don’t forget: As ResearchGate is a professional network your profile photo and account should reflect this. Please don’t add a photo of anyone (or anything) else.

Change the size and selection of your profile photo by cropping it. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Click on your profile photo on the left-hand side
  3. Crop or move your photo
  4. Click Save to confirm your changes.

Note: Images must be at least 180x180 pixels and no larger than 4MB. We support *.jpg, *.jpeg, *.gif, or *.png, and we suggest you use a photo that will fit inside the square. 

You can delete your profile photo by following these steps:

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Click on your profile photo on the left-hand side
  3. Click Delete photo
  4. Click Save to confirm your changes.

Want to add another photo? Follow the steps above.