How to Remove Your Profile Picture on Facebook

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  1. To remove your profile picture on Facebook, open Facebook and tap the ‘Menu’ button from the bottom right corner. Then click the first option, ‘See your profile’.
  2. Now tap on your profile picture and select ‘View Profile Picture’. Now tap on the ‘three dots’ icon, tap ‘Delete Photo’, and again tap ‘Delete’. 
  3. To remove your profile picture on Android, open Facebook and tap the ‘Menu’ button from the top right corner. Then another page will open where you have to click the ‘See your profile’ option.
  4. Now open your profile picture and select ‘View Profile Picture’. Tap on the ‘three dots’ icon, tap ‘Delete Photo’, and tap ‘Delete’ again.  
  5. To remove your profile picture from the PC, open your browser, search for ‘ Facebook’, and log in to your account. Here, open your profile, go to the ‘Photos’, and select ‘Albums’. 
  6. Then select ‘Profile Photos’ and tap on your current profile picture and delete it.
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How to Remove Your Profile Picture on Facebook on iPhone?

To remove your profile picture on Facebook, you have to take some easy steps. These steps may differ for iPhones and Android phones, so to remove your Facebook profile picture on an iPhone, follow the below steps.  

Step 1: Open Facebook App >Tap Menu at the bottom

Launch your Facebook app if you have already installed it and if it is not, then install it from your App Store. Now log in to your account with your credentials, and you will enter your Facebook Home Page.

Tap Menu at the bottom on iPhone

At the bottom, you can see one bar containing five sections: ‘News Feed’, ‘Friends’, ‘Groups’, ‘Notifications’, and ‘Menu’. Tap the ‘Menu’ button from the bottom left corner. 

Step 2: Tap on ‘See your profile’

After clicking on the ‘Menu’ option, you can see the ‘See your profile option at the top. Your Facebook username will also be written over there. Tap on this section, and you will be redirected to your Facebook profile page. 

See your profile on iPhone

Step 3: Tap on Profile picture > ‘View Profile Picture’

After coming to your Facebook profile page, tap on your profile picture. You can see a pop-up will come containing four options; now click the ‘View Profile Picture’ option. From this section, you can view and remove your profile picture.

View Profile Picture on iPhone

Step 4: Open DP & tap the three dots icon

After clicking on the ‘View Profile Picture’ option, your profile picture will open. You can also open your profile picture from the ‘Albums’. After opening your profile page, click ‘Photos’ and go to ‘Albums’. Then click on the ‘Profile Pictures’ option. Then select your current profile picture. Now tap on the ‘three dots’ icon in the top right corner. 

the three dots icon on iPhone

Step 5: Tap on ‘Delete photo’ & Confirm

Now you can see a pop-up will come containing the options like ‘Delete Photo’, ‘Make Conver Photo’, ‘Save Photo’, ‘Copy Photo’, ‘Share’, ‘Send in Messenger’, ‘Edit Privacy’, ‘Edit Caption’, ‘Edit All Text’, ‘Turn off Notifications’ and ‘Cancel’.

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Hit the first option, ‘Delete Photo,’ and click ‘Delete’ again to remove it permanently.

Delete Photo on iPhone

How to Remove Your Profile Picture on Facebook on Android?

If you want to remove your Facebook profile picture on Android, follow the steps:

Step 1: Open Facebook App > Three lines icon on top

First, launch the application and log in to your account with your login credentials. After you log in to your account, you will be redirected to your Facebook Home Page. Here, in the top bar, you can see six different sections and the ‘Home’ page section.

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You can see a ‘three horizontal parallel lines’ icon at the end of the bar. Click on it, and you will be redirected to this new section. 

Step 2: Tap on ‘See your profile’

After coming to this section, you can see the ‘See your profile section at the top. Click on it, and you will be redirected to your Facebook profile section. 

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Instead of going to the ‘three horizontal parallel lines icon’, you can tap the ‘Profile icon’ option just before the ‘Notification’ section. It will also redirect you to your Facebook profile.

Step 3: Tap on Profile picture > ‘View Profile Picture’

Now after coming to this section, tap on your profile picture. After that, you can see four options: ‘Add a frame,’ ‘Select profile picture,’ ‘View profile picture,’ ‘Create avatar profile picture .’ Select the second last option, ‘View profile picture,’ from the list to view your profile picture on Facebook.

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Step 4: Open DP & tap the three dots icon

After clicking on the ‘View profile picture’ option, your profile picture will be opened. In the top right corner, you can see three options: ‘Tags’, ‘Location’ and ‘three dots’ icons. Click on the ‘three dots’ icon’. 

tap the three dots icon on dp

Step 5: Tap on ‘Delete photo’ & Confirm

After clicking on the ‘three dots’ icon, a pop-up will come from the bottom containing some options. It contains options like ‘Make cover photo’, ‘Edit caption’, ‘Delete photo’, ‘Save to phone’, ‘Share external’, ‘Send in Messenger’, ‘Edit privacy’, ‘Edit all text’.

Delete photo on andriod

Click on the ‘Delete photo’ option and again tap ‘Delete’ to confirm it, and after that, your profile picture will be removed.

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How to Remove Your Profile Picture on Facebook on PC?

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Facebook and go to your profile

First, open your Chrome browser and search for ‘ Facebook’. Enter your phone number or email ID and password and log in to your account. Then, from the top bar, select your profile icon. 

Step 2: Open Photos and go to Albums

After entering your profile page, click on the ‘Photos’ section. Here in this section click on the ‘Albums’ option.

Photos section on pc
Albums option on pc
choose Profile Photos

Step 3: Select ‘Profile Photos’ and delete it

Inside ‘Album’, select ‘Profile Photos’, where you can see all of your profile pictures. Select the current one, tap on the ‘three horizontal dots’ icon, then select ‘Delete Photo’ and delete it. 

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Delete Photo on pc

The Bottom Lines: 

Often, the selected image represents a visual association for users, it may be imperative to promote business owners to promote their brands. On the other hand, we all wanted to delete a profile picture for some time. Facebook has made it relatively easy to do it. We hope this article helped you understand how a profile picture will be successfully removed from your Facebook account.

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