How to Reset User Profile Picture to Default in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can easily set the user profile picture for any user account either using an existing image or by snapping a picture through the web cam. But once you have set the picture, removing it and returning back to the default user profile picture is not so easy. Even if you use a random picture to be used as your profile picture, Windows keeps the older pictures and displays them in the settings. Here we are showing you how you can reset the user profile picture and remove the user set pictures from Windows 10:

  1. Open the Start menu by clicking on the Windows logo in the bottom-left corner of your Windows 10 desktop screen. In the Start menu, click on the user picture and then choose Change account settings when that option appears.Reset User Profile Picture in Windows 10
  2. Your user account settings will be shown in the PC Settings window. Click on the Browse for one button to choose a picture from your PC.Reset User Profile Picture in Windows 10
  3. Browse to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\User Account Pictures to choose the user.png picture. This is the default user profile picture used by Windows 10.Reset User Profile Picture in Windows 10
  4. After setting the default user profile picture, you can close the PC Settings window. Now open Windows File Explorer and navigate to the folder: %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\AccountPictures. You will find all the user profile pictures that you have have used before. You can delete them all.Reset User Profile Picture in Windows 10

This way you can not only use the default user profile picture for any user account in Windows 10, but you can also remove all the pictures set by the users.

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