Change Your Discord Profile Picture on a PC or Mac

This article teaches you how to change your Discord avatar when you’re using a computer.

10 Second Summary

1. Sign in to
2. Click the gear.
3. Click Edit.
4. Click your current picture.
5. Select a new picture and click Open.
6. Click Save.


  1. Go to You can use any modern web browser, such as Safari or Chrome, to access Discord.
    • If you’re not already signed in, click Login at the top-right corner of the screen, then enter your account information to continue.
  2. Click the gear button. It’s at the bottom of the screen, right beneath your list of friends. This opens your user settings.
  3. Click Edit. It’s next to your username and current profile picture.
  4. Click your current picture. A file browser window will appear.
  5. Select the picture you want to use and click Open. The file will now upload to Discord.
  6. Click Save. It’s near the bottom of the “My Account” screen. You should now see your new avatar in place of the old one.