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How to edit your Periscope profile

How to change your Periscope profile photo

You can change your profile photo by going to your profile page and tapping Edit on iOS or the Edit icon on Android in the top right. You'll be taken to the profile edit screen where you'll be prompted to update your photo by picking one from your camera roll/gallery or taking one with your camera.

To edit your profile photo on web

  1. Click on your profile photo thumbnail
  2. Select View Profile.
  3. Click Edit Profile.
  4. Click on the camera icon on your thumbnail.
  5. Select a photo.
  6. Click the Save Profile button when you're finished.

How do I change my Periscope display name?

Your display name is the name located directly under the photo on the profile page. Unlike your username, your display name may not be unique to only your account.

You can change your display name in app by logging into your Periscope account and following the steps outlined here:

  1. Select your profile icon.

  2. Select Edit.

  3. Select the first field to edit your display name.

  4. Select Done when you’re finished.

To edit your display name on the web

  1. Click on your profile photo thumbnail

  2. Select View Profile.

  3. Click Edit Profile.

  4. Type your new display name.

  5. Click Save Profile when you're finished.

How do I edit my profile?

To edit your Periscope bio on iOS and Android

  1. Click the Profile icon in the top right corner on the People tab.
  2. Tap the edit icon on the top right.
  3. Make the changes you’d like to see to your bio.
  4. Tap Done when you’re finished.

To edit your Periscope bio on web

  1. Log into your account.
  2. Click your profile photo in the upper right corner of the page and select Profile.
  3. Select Edit Profile below your bio.
  4. Make the changes you’d like to see to your bio.
  5. Click Save Profile when you're finished.

How do I change my username?

You can change your username in app by logging into your Periscope account and following the steps below:

  1. Select your profile icon.

  2. Select Edit.

  3. Select the second entry (entitled @) to edit your current username. Our usernames are unique to each account, so you will only be able to claim a username that is not currently taken by someone else.

  4. Select Done when you’re finished.

Please note that you will only be able to change your username twice in a 30 day period.

If you created your Periscope username using a verified Twitter account, you won’t be able to change your username in app. Instead, please contact us for assistance.

 

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