Profile pictures are a great way to personalize the experience for staff, parents, and students. While student profile pictures can be managed by any user with edit permissions for that student, any staff and/or parent can also add a personal profile picture to their brightwheel account.

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Add Student Profile Picture as Admin or Staff

Administrators and Staff who have Edit Student Information privileges can add or edit student profile pictures from the student's account in the brightwheel mobile app.

For Admins:

  1. Select School Profile from the Administrator Home on the mobile app
  2. Hit the Students card at the top then tap the student you wish to edit
  3. Tap the circle at the top of the profile
  4. Chose to upload a photo or take one with your camera, then make sure to hit Save when you are done

For Staff with Edit Privileges:

  1. Navigate to the desired room and tap the student you wish to edit
  2. Click the Profile (iOS) or Pencil (Android) button in the top right corner
  3. Tap the circle at the top of the profile
  4. Chose to upload a photo or take one with your camera, then make sure to hit Save when you are done

Add Student Profile Picture as a Parent

Parents (but not Family or Approved Pickups) can add or edit a profile picture for their child from the mobile app. This option may be disabled if the program has decided not to allow parents to edit the student profile. 

  1. Open the mobile app and select the student
  2. Click the Profile (iOS) or Pencil (Android) button in the top right corner
  3. Tap the circle at the top of the profile
  4. Chose to upload a photo or take one with your camera, then make sure to hit Save when you are done

Add a Personal Profile Picture

All student contacts and staff members can add a personal profile picture. This is particularly helpful when communicated back and forth between parents and staff members.

  1. Tap the three lines in the upper left-hand corner and choose Edit Profile
  2. Tap the circle at the top of your profile
  3. Chose to upload a photo or take one with your camera, then make sure to hit Save when you are done

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