How to Add a Temporary Facebook Profile Picture

A temporary profile picture on Facebook is like a WhatsApp status on your smartphone. You can upload a profile picture to celebrate something in your life. People use this feature to support a cause or event that has global effects. Whatever is the occasion, if you love this thing, get down to add a temporary Facebook profile picture on iPhone and computer.

How to Make Temporary Facebook Profile Picture on iPhone

  1. Open the Facebook app on your iPhone
  2. Tap on the Menu button from the bottom right
  3. Next, tap your profile photo from the top left.Open Facebook Tap on Menu and Then Tap on Profile
  4. Now tap on your profile pic; three options will appear from the bottom: View Profile Picture, Select profile picture or video, and Add Frame.
  5. Tap on Select profile picture or video.Select Profile Picture and Video in Facebook Profile on iPhone
  6. From the Camera roll, you can select any photo. To check more photos, tap on More. Once the photo is selected, tap on Done.Tap on More Select Photo and Tap on Done
  7. You have set the profile picture. Now tap Make temporary.
  8. When options appear from the bottom, you can tap on one hour, one day, one week, or Custom. If you select ‘Custom,’ you can choose a period for which you want to set a profile picture.Make Temporary Profile Picture on Facebook From iPhone
  9. Write a suitable caption and then tap the Save button. With a sweet caption, you can inform others about the purpose of setting a temporary profile picture on Facebook.Tap on Save to Set Temporary Profile Picture for Facebook on iPhone

Note: A previous photo will replace your temporary profile picture after a period you have selected.

How to Add a Temporary Profile Picture on Facebook from Computer

  1. Open www.facebook.com on a web browser
  2. After logging in, you are on the Home screen; you need to click on your profile picture from the upper right corner.
    Alternatively, you can click on the Account icon (see that down arrow at the top right corner) and click on your profile name.Click on Profile Picture in Facebook on Mac
  3. Next, click that camera icon from your profile photo circle
  4. A window opens up; you can Update profile picture from this window.Click on Update on Facebook Profile Picture
  5. Select a photo from Suggested photosUploads, and Photos of you. You can also select a photo stored on your computer by clicking on Upload Photo button.Click on Upload Photo in Facebook
  6. On the Update profile picture window, you may like to add a Description, Drag to reposition and Make Temporary. Click on Make Temporary.
  7. Make Temporary button will turn blue, and you can see a drop-down arrow in front of “Switch back to previous profile picture in.”You can select an option from 1 hour, 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, Never, and Custom. The last option of Custom allows you to set date and time for your temporary profile picture.Click on CustomSelect Date and Time and Click on Set
  8. After selecting the time, click on Save button.Click on Save to Set Temporary Profile Picture on Facebook From Mac

You have successfully set your profile photo for a short time.

That’s it!

Summing up…

Your friends and loved ones will give a response to your profile picture by sharing, commenting, or hitting the Like button. However, there are some secret admirers of yours, who view your profile picture and do not take any action. You can find such people who view your Facebook profile even if they are not on your friends’ list.

Do you like this feature? How often do you post videos or photos on Facebook? Do share your feedback with us in the Comments section below.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.