Adding a profile picture in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Outlook, Teams)

You can add your own photo as a profile picture if you wish in Microsoft Office applications.

Log into Aalto Webmail

Log in to Aalto Webmail.

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You can add your own photo as a profile picture if you wish. When you add a photo, it is visible in all Office software and for all Aalto users in email messages as well as in the search functions in Exchange email. Adding a profile picture can be done in Webmail for all operating systems.

Please do not add any pictures that may be offensive to other people.

1. Use your Aalto user ID to log in to Webmail

2. Click on the profile icon in the top right corner (see image below).




3. Then click Change.

4. Select Upload photo, and you can choose the photo of your choice from your file.



5. Once you have uploaded your photo, remember to save your selection by pressing Save. Your profile picture has now been set.

Note! It may take days for the picture to be updated to the systems. The picture appears faster in the browser than in the desktop app.

Related instructions

Microsoft Office 365 Services

Aalto students and employees can use the Microsoft Office 365 services (includes OneDrive, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) on their work and home devices.


Skype for Business: Quick guide

The English version of the Skype for Business application is automatically available on all Aalto Windows and Mac computers.

Microsoft Teams: Quick guide

Microsoft Teams is an Aalto Office 365 application, and it enables efficient teamwork. Teams is available to all employees and students at Aalto University. It suits well for e.g. projects, student groups, and service teams.

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