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 to enter your Apple ID or to create one.
Click the picture above your name on the right.
The Apple ID picture dialog appears.
Do any of the following:
Select a Memoji: Click Memoji, then click one of the displayed Memoji or Animoji, 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, then click one of the displayed emoji, or click the Add button , then select an emoji. Click Style, then select a background color.
Select a monogram: Click Monogram, select a background color, then enter up to two initials.
Take a picture using the camera on your Mac: Click Camera. 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. To see photos from a specific album, click the album you want, then select a photo.
Tip: To quickly replace the current Apple ID picture with an image on your desktop, just drag the image from the Finder or the desktop onto the current picture in the Apple ID picture dialog.
Select a suggested image: Click Suggestions, then select a picture.
After you select an image, you can adjust the way it looks. Do any of the following:
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.
For information about changing Apple ID account settings using an iOS or iPadOS device, see “Manage Apple ID settings” in the user guide for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.