How to Hide Profile Picture on Telegram
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How to Hide Profile Picture on Telegram

In this post, you’ll see the steps to hide your Telegram DP. I use the app (Android phone and iPhone), Desktop app, and Web. Let’s begin.

How to Hide Profile Picture in Telegram (Android)

Here are the steps:

Open the Telegram app and tap the three horizontal lines at the top left.

Select “Settings” between “Saved Messages” and “Invite Friends.”

Tap “Privacy and Security” between “Notifications and Sounds” and “Data and Storage.”

You can view “Profile Photos & Videos” between “Last Seen & Online” and “Forwarded Messages.”

Hit it, and you can view the “Who can see my profile photos & videos” section at the top.

To let anyone see it, choose Everybody. To let your contacts only see it, select My Contacts.

Tap the Tick icon at the top right.

That’s it.

If you want to add exceptions to the above, follow the below steps:

Tap “Add Users,” which is beside “Never Allow.” Pick the people and groups and those can never see your profile picture. Tap the Tick icon at the bottom right.

Hit “Add Users” beside “Always Allow.” You can only see this option if you pick “My Contacts” in the above steps.

Select the group and people and those can see your profile picture. Tap the Tick icon at the bottom right.

That’s it. Ensure to hit the Tick icon at the top right.

Hide Telegram Profile Picture (iPhone)

Here are the steps:

Open the Telegram app and hit Settings at the bottom.

Hit “Privacy and Security.”

In the “Privacy” section, you can see “Profile Photo” between “Last Seen & Online” and “Calls.”

Tap it, and you can see the “Who Can See My Profile Photo” section at the top.

To allow anyone to see it, choose Everybody. If you prefer to let your contacts only see it, select My Contacts.

Hit the Back at the top left.

That’s it.

You can add exceptions to the above, and you can do that by following the below steps:

Hit “Add Users,” beside “Never Share With.” Choose the ones you like. Those can never see your DP. Tap Done at the top right.

Tap “Add Users” beside “Always Share With.” You can only see this if you select “My Contacts” in the above steps.

Choose the group and people you like; those can see your DP. Tap Done at the top right.

That’s it. Make sure to tap Back at the top left.

Hide Profile Photo on Telegram Web or Desktop

Open the Telegram Web or Desktop app.

Hit the three horizontal lines in the left sidebar.

Select Settings > Privacy and Security.

Hit “Profile photo” if you’re on the Desktop app. Click “Who can see my profile photos & videos” if you’re on the Web.

Choose “Everybody” or “My contacts.” Please see the above section to learn about these options.

Hit the “Save” option if you’re using Desktop or the Back arrow at the top left if you’re using Web.

That’s it.

By following these steps, you can add exceptions to the above:

Hit “Never allow” (if you’re on Desktop) or “Never Share With” (if you’re on Web).

Choose the people and group and those can never see your DP. Hit Save if you’re on Desktop or the Arrow icon at the bottom on Telegram Web.

Hit “Always allow” (if you’re on Desktop) or “Always Share With” (if you’re on Web).

You can only see this option if you choose “My contacts” in the above steps.

Select the group and people you want and those can see your DP. Hit Save if you’re on Desktop or the Arrow icon at the bottom on Telegram Web.

Make sure to hit Save (if you’re using Desktop) or the Back arrow at the top left (if you’re using Web).

That’s all.

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