Replace Your Windows 10 Profile Photo with a Video Clip

October 2016

Windows 10 allows you to associate a picture with your user account. You can select a picture from your photo library or use one of your OneDrive photos. Furthermore, if you computer is equipped with a webcam, there’s a simple trick to replace your account picture with a short video clip.

How To Customize Your Windows 10 Account Picture

Click on Start > Settings > Accounts > Your account:

Scroll to the Create your picture section and click on the Camera icon:

The Camera app will open, click on the small Camcorder button to switch to video mode:

Click on the Camcorder button again to record your video (try to keep it short).
Once done, click on OK to return to the Accounts page:

Windows 10 will automatically associate the new video clip with your user account.

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