If profile pictures are enabled at your institution, you can add and change your Canvas account profile picture. If your user settings page does not display a placeholder picture, this feature is not enabled at your institution.
Set your Canvas profile picture using these three options:
Profile Picture Tips
In Global Navigation, click the Account link , then click the Settings link .
Click the Profile Picture icon.
Note: If your Canvas account does not display a placeholder profile picture, your institution does not allow you to add or change your profile picture.
By default, the profile picture editor displays the Upload a Picture tab . Click the choose a picture link . You can also drag a picture from your desktop and drop it into the uploader.
Find the image you want to upload  and click the Open or Browse button .
Use the selection boxes to crop your image . To save your picture, click the Save button .
Note: Canvas automatically stores a copy of the saved profile picture in your personal files. When a new picture is saved in your profile, the new picture overrides the existing picture file in your personal files.
To take a picture using your device camera, click the Take a Picture tab , then click the Take Picture button .
To take another picture, click the Retry button . When you are finished, click the Save button .
If your institution allows Gravatars and you have a Gravatar account, you can import an existing Gravatar to use as your profile picture.
Click the From Gravatar tab . Type your email address in the Gravatar email address field . To view your Gravatar, click the Preview button .
To save your picture, click the Save button .
Note: Before adding a photo in your Gravatar account, you have to rate the photo. Please note that you can only display G-rated Gravatar photos in Canvas.
View your profile picture in Account Settings.
Profile pictures are linked to your personal files. To delete a profile picture, click the Account Navigation Files link.
Note: Gravatar images cannot be deleted from your account from your personal files. However, you can replace your Gravatar images with an uploaded or captured image.
Locate the file and click the Options icon . Then click the Delete link .