How do I set a profile picture in the Student app on my Android device?
If your institution allows profile pictures, you can add a profile picture in the Student app.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- Changing your profile picture in the app will also change the profile picture in your browser version of Canvas.
- If you cannot add a profile picture, your institution has restricted this feature.
Open User Menu
In the Dashboard, tap the Menu icon.
Tap the Settings icon.
Open Profile Settings
Tap the Profile Settings link.
Tap the Edit Photo link.
Select Photo Option
To take a new photo, tap the Take photo option . To select a photo from your gallery, tap the Choose photo from Gallery option .
Note: You may need to allow the app to take pictures, record video, and access photos, media, and files on your device.
To take a new photo, tap the Camera button.
Note: Depending on your device, Camera displays may vary.
To select a photo from your gallery, tap the image you want to use.
Adjust and Crop Photo
Pinch and drag to adjust the part of your image that will display in your profile picture . To save your profile picture, tap the the Checkmark icon .