Ways to Add a Temporary Profile Picture on Facebook – iPhone or Android

Facebook now has a new feature that permits you to upload temporary profile pictures. You might have seen that your friends on Facebook that there are changing their profile picture with current events.A many of people around the world had changed their profile picture on Facebook during a terrorist attack. These events are temporary, so many of people forget to change their profile picture.At that moment, the temporary profile picture can only be uploaded from a mobile app and not from the web browser. Temporary profile pictures may be set to expire after an hour, a day, a week, or for a custom period of time.

Make sure that you have updated your Facebook app to the latest version and after that go to your profile to update your profile picture. When you have selected a photo to upload, a little clock icon will appear on the Crop & Rotate screen. Tap on it to select when your profile will be expired.

How to add a temporary profile picture from Android Phone on Facebook:

1)Go to your profile and tap on your profile picture.

2)Now tap on Upload Photo.

3) Select a photo from your phone’s library or tap on the top-right corner to take a new one.

4) Then tap on Make Temporary, then select when you want the picture to expire.

5) Drag the corners of the square to crop your photo and tap on Done when you are ready to post your new profile picture.

Your profile picture is always public. Once a profile picture expires, it will be still visible in your profile pictures album.

This feature isn’t presently available in all locations.

How to  Temporary Profile Picture from iPhone on Facebook:

Step 1: Install the Facebook app and then tap on “More“, which is at the bottom-right corner → On the next screen, tap on your Profile name. It will be the very first on the list.

Step 2: You will be able to see your Profile as well as the cover photo. Tap on your Profile picture and tap on “Upload Profile Picture“.

Step 3:  Select any image from your Camera Roll, that you want to set as temporary profile picture.

Step 4: After that, you select an image, you will see a text saying “Make Temporary“; tap on it.

How to Temporary Profile Picture from iPhone on Facebook

Step 5: You will now notice different time duration in a popup ranging from 1 hour to 1 week.

How to Add a Temporary Profile Picture in Facebook

Alternatively, you can also enter the custom period by clicking on custom. Tap on any one that meets your requirement.

Step 6: After you are done with choosing time duration, simply tap on “Use” which is at the top-right corner.

That’s it; you profile picture will be set as temporary on Facebook. It will automatically be changed to the previous picture, once the duration is completed.


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