As a website operator, I understand the importance of providing helpful resources to my users. One common question I see on my Xbox community forum is how to change profile pictures without using the official Xbox app. In this article, I'll provide a step-by-step guide on how to change your profile picture on Xbox without the app.

Step 1: Sign In to Your Xbox Account

Open your preferred web browser, and navigate to the Xbox website. Sign in to your account by clicking on the "Sign In" button located on the top-right corner of the page. Enter your email and password, and then click on the "Sign In" button.

Step 2: Access Your Profile Settings

After signing in, click on your profile picture located on the top-right corner of the page. This will open a dropdown menu. Select "Xbox profile settings" from the menu.

Step 3: Select "Customize Profile"

On the left-hand side of the screen, you'll see a list of options. Click on "Customize profile" tab.

Step 4: Insert Your Desired Profile Picture

Under the "Customize profile" tab, you'll see an option to "Change gamerpic." Click on this button.

A new popup window will open, and you'll be able to choose from various pre-made profile pictures or upload your own.

Step 5: Save Your Changes

Once you've chosen your desired profile picture, click on the "Save" button located at the bottom of the page. Your new profile picture will be updated immediately.


Changing your profile picture without the Xbox app is easy and straightforward. All you need is a web browser and access to the Xbox website. By following these simple steps, you can update your profile picture at any time. Happy gaming!