How do I add or change my cover photo?

A cover photo is the larger photo at the top of your Timeline, right above your profile picture. Like your profile picture, cover images are public, which means anyone visiting your Timeline will be able to see them.

We've found that people have a better experience viewing your Timeline when they see a cover that is as unique and individualized as you are. This helps people learn more about you. It also helps us prevent spam, fake profiles, and other content that can detract from your experience on Facebook. An easy way to ensure your cover image is unique is to choose an image from your life, like a photo from a wedding, day at the beach, or birthday party. If you want to use a photo to show solidarity or express support for a cause or organization, you can still post a status or photo.

To add or change your cover photo:
  1. Go to your Timeline
  2. Click Add a Cover, or hover over your current cover photo and click Change Cover
  3. Choose whether you want to upload a new photo or pick a photo from one of your existing photo albums
  4. Once you choose a photo, you can reposition it by clicking on the image and dragging it up or down
  5. Click Save
Note: Your cover image has to be at least 720 pixels wide.
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