How to change your avatar on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)

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How to change your avatar on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)

In computing, an avatar is a graphical representation of a user or the user's character or persona. Avatars can be two-dimensional icons in Internet forums and other online communities, also known as profile pictures, user pics, or formerly icons (personal icons or picture icons).

Your avatar is the user icon of your PS5 user account. Your avatar is the icon on the PS5 login screen and your PS5 user account profile.

Change your avatar on your PS5

1. Select your avatar, also known as your profile icon located in the top right corner of your screen.

PS5 avatar

2. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

3. Select Profile.

PS5 profile

4. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

5. Select the pencil (edit profile) button.

PS5 edit profile button

6. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

7. Select Avatar.

PS5 avatar setting

8. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

9. Select the avatar you want.

Select PS5 avatar

10. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

11. Select OK.

Confirm new PS5 avatar

12. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

Your PS5 avatar is now changed.