change ebay profile picture

Do you want to change your eBay profile picture? If so, this is the guide for you.

According to Statista, eBay was founded in 2005 and is one of the oldest shopping destinations online.

Changing your eBay profile picture makes you stand out from the crowd. This is especially useful when selling items on the platform.

Before you change your eBay profile picture, you need to have it prepared. Profile pictures look best as squares, so you may need to crop it.

You can edit and resize images in programs such as Canva or PhotoPea.

This guide will cover how to do this on a desktop device.

However, you can use the desktop eBay site on your phone. You just need to request it within your browser.

Lets get right in to this!

1. Go to eBay and sign in

First of all, go to eBay.

The eBay you go to will vary because some countries have specific sites.

For example, and

Once you’re on eBay, then go and sign in.

You can find the “Sign in” button in the top left.

sign in to ebay

You can also register if you haven’t already got an eBay account by clicking the “Register” button in the top right.

2. Go to your eBay account summary

Now that you are signed in, you need to go to your account summary.

To do this, you need to go to the top right of eBay.

Then, click on “My eBay”.

my ebay list

A list should then appear. You need to click on “Summary” and this will take you to your account summary.

my ebay summary

3. Click on your account username

Welcome to your account summary.

Next, you need to go to your profile settings.

To do this, you need to click on your username.

Your username should be listed to the right of “My eBay”

click on your ebay username

Now, you will be in your profile settings.

4. Click on “Edit profile”

The next step is to click “Edit profile”.

edit ebay profile button

This will allow you to edit how your profile will appear to other users on eBay.

Edit icons will appear.

They look like a pen or pencil. You can click on them to make changes to different aspects of your profile. The primary ways you can edit your profile is by adding a profile picture or by adding/editing a bio.

5. Click on the tool to the right of your picture

Now, you need to click on the edit tool in the top right of your profile picture.

edit tool on ebay profile picture

This will open up your File Explorer.

You can then upload the image you would like to be as your profile picture.

eBay will accept a range of file types, including:

Tiff, PJP, Jfif, Bmp, Gif, Svg, Png, Xmb, Dib, Jxm, Jpeg, Svgz, Jpg, Webp, Ico, Tif, Pjpeg, and Avif.

Don’t worry about the file type too much. Usually, eBay will tell you if the image type is incorrect and you can edit if necessary. There are many image conversion sites online where you can upload the image and download it again in a different file type.

As we mentioned earlier in the post, it’s best for profile pictures to be square.

6. Locate your image in your File Explorer

Now you are in your File Explorer, you can locate the image to upload.

Once you find it, click on it once and then click on “Open” in the bottom right of your file explorer.

open button on file explorer

Then, it will upload the image.

Once it’s uploaded, you can click on “Done editing” and it will save it.

So now you can enjoy your new eBay profile picture!

If you dislike your profile picture, you can easily remove it.

Simply click on “Edit profile”, then select the edit pen/tool.

It will then give you the option to change or remove the current image.


In conclusion, an eBay profile picture is a great way to customize your eBay profile and if you want, stand out from other sellers.

It can easily be done within your profile settings.

Also, your profile picture can easily be removed or changed as well if you end up changing your mind or even wanting a different image. We explained this in the second half of the 6th step.

And now you know how to change your profile picture on eBay!

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