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Add a personal photo: Outlook Web App

Exchange 2013 allows you to personalize the messages you send with your photo.  You may have noticed your colleagues' emails featuring a custom image, instead of the generic person icon.

You can upload your own photo with Outlook Web App (OWA).  Note: the maximum size for your photo is 100 KB, with a resolution of 240x240 pixels.

  1. Begin by opening your web browser and logging in to OWA at
  2. Select the Settings button on the top right side, then choose Options.

    owa settings
  3. In my account, select Edit information...

    edit information
  4. Click change to change your photo.

  5. Click Browse... and navigate to the folder which contains your photo.
  6. Select your photo and click Open.

    select your photo

  7. Click save if you are happy with your photo, otherwise click change and select a different one.  If you want to cancel adding a personal photo, click cancel.

  8. Your photo appears in messages you send. 

    photo message

To update your photo, follow the above instructions, selecting a new photo.

To remove your photo:

  1. Return to the Settings, Options, and Edit information... in OWA.
  2. Click the x by "Use the buttons to change or remove your photo."

  3. Your photo returns to the generic person icon.  Click save.