Select your Apple ID picture on Mac
You can set a photo, Memoji, emoji, or other image as your Apple ID picture. Your Apple ID picture is also displayed as your user login picture on your Mac and as the picture for your My Card in Contacts.
On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click [your name] at the top of the sidebar.
If you don’t see your name, click “Sign in with your Apple ID,” enter your Apple ID (or a Reachable At email address or phone number that you added in Apple ID settings), then enter your password. If you don’t have an Apple ID, you can create one.
Click Personal Information on the right.
Next to “Memoji, photo, or monogram,” click Edit.
The Apple ID picture options appear.
Do any of the following:
Select a Memoji: Click Memoji in the sidebar, then click one of the displayed Memoji or Animoji on the right, or click the Add button , select and customize facial features and other items such as clothing, then click Done. Click Pose to choose how you want your Memoji or Animoji to pose. Click Style to set a background color.
Tip: Animate your user login picture. Set a Memoji or Animoji as your Apple ID picture and watch as it comes to life every time you log in to your user account.
Select an emoji: Click Emoji in the sidebar, then click one of the displayed emoji on the right, or click the Add button , then select an emoji. Click Style, then select a background color.
Select a monogram: Click Monogram in the sidebar, select a background color on the right, then enter up to two initials.
Take a picture using the camera on your Mac: Click Camera in the sidebar, set up your shot, then click the Camera button. You can retake the photo as many times as you need to.
Select a photo from your Photos library: Click Photos in the sidebar, then select a photo on the right. To see photos from a specific album, click Albums in the sidebar, then select a photo.
Tip: To quickly replace the current Apple ID picture with an image on your desktop, drag the image from the desktop or a Finder window onto the current picture in the sidebar.
Select a suggested image: Click Suggestions in the sidebar, then select a picture on the right.
After you select an image, you can adjust the way it looks by doing any of the following in the sidebar:
Adjust the image location: Drag the picture around within the circle.
Zoom in or out: Drag the slider left or right.
When you’re done, click Save.
Tip: You can share your Apple ID picture or another picture in the messages you send. See Share your name and photo in Messages.
For information about changing your Apple ID account information on the Apple ID website, see your Apple ID account page.