This article shows how to set your Gmail account photo. Once set, your profile picture will be used to identify your account in chat lists, your contacts’ address books, your Google+ account, as well as with the emails you send. You can set and edit your Gmail avatar in a few easy steps.
INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO SET YOUR GMAIL PROFILE PICTURE
Step 1: Sign into your Gmail account, click the gear icon and select Settings. Next, head to the General tab, scroll to My picture and click on Select a picture:
Step 2: Select an image from your PC by clicking “Choose File” and upload it. You can use any JPG, GIF or PNG file. Crop the image if needed and then click on Apply Changes:
Step 3: The last step is to set the visibility of your profile picture. Select between Visible to everyone or Visible only to people I can chat with:
Step 4: Click on Save Changes at the bottom of the page to finalize your settings.
Thus, you have set your profile picture successfully. You can view and change it from your Gmail settings page. And from now other users will see your selection when they roll over your name in conversations or in their contact lists.