How To Insert A Facebook Profile or Cover Photo – Free Training

How To Insert A Facebook Profile Or Cover Photo!

The objective of this course is to teach you how to insert your Facebook cover and profile photo.

What you need to follow this micro course?

You will need to how two browsers open: The micro course browser and your Facebook profile opened in another browser.

How To Insert A Facebook Profile Or Cover Photo

You need two photos for your Facebook Profile Page.

  1. A cover image (851 x 315 px (pixel) Photo
  2. A profile image (160 x 160 px (pixel) Photo) – passport size

Step 1

Click on the camera icon of the photo you want to add or change.


Step 1

After clicking on the camera icon, a window will pop up (see image below)

Step 2

Click on + Upload Photo

Step 2


You will be taken to your pictures library or media files on your computer.

Step 3

Go to

  • Pictures
  • Select your picture
  • Click Open

Step 3


If your photo is not the correct size, you will see the following message….

 “This Picture small and your profile picture will be less clear”

If you see this message, you will need to do one of the following:

  • Select another picture
  • Re-size your picture

Then go back and follow steps: 1, 2, & 3


FB - Photo Too Small

If your picture is OK, you will see…..

A “Crop Photo” (re size photo)

Step 4

You will be given several options to crop (re-size) your picture:

B. Drag and reposition: click on the picture to re-size it.

C. Slider: Drag the slider  to make the photo smaller or + to make the image larger

D. Skip Cropping: If you select this option the following message will pop up….

“your photo will be cropped into a thumbnail”

E. Click: Crop and Save

Step 4

Your Profile Picture will appear on the bottom left corner of your Cover Photo.


Step 5

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