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Support Android Question about making my photo appear next to my name when I text people

Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Rebecca S, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. Rebecca S

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    When I receive text messages from some people their photo appears next to their name (I do not have their photo stored on my phone). What do I need to do to make it so that when I text people they get my photo appear. I have gmail. I think it is something in settings but can't work out how to enable it. Thank you
     

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    They need to have their contacts syncing to Gmail, and have you as a Gmail contact. If they didn't do either, you can't have your pic automatically appear on their phone.
     
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    Personally I find that it is the Facebook app that syncs all the photos into my contacts from their profile. If the Facebook app is not installed you get no photos showing, I know this as I don't use the app and no photos show on my contacts unless I add them manually.

    You can add a photo to your contact by going into your contacts list and look for the one called "Me" add your details including a photo and it's job done. Sometimes this is also called "My Number".
     

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