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Profile Management on Kik [Change Background, Profile Picture, Emoji Status,Display Name and User Name]

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Kik is a freeware smart-phone instant messaging client application available for free of charge on the Android operating system, iOS, and was also available on Windows Phone device. Kik lets you transmit and receive Text messages, Photos, GIFs, Videos, Sketches, and many more within the app using a data plan or Wi-Fi connection. If you have already created an account in Kik, then the profile management on Kik is a must, which makes your account secure and makes your interface look excellent.

To make your profile management on Kik, you have to go to the Settings and change it. Different settings are available where you can change your background picture, change your password, change your display name, change your profile picture, change your username, change your Emoji Status, deactivate your account, and update your email.

Today in this article, I will guide you on profile management on Kik. How to change your background picture, display name, profile picture, and username. For that, you have to stay with us and follow step by step procedure mentioned below according to their title.

How to Change Your Background Picture on Kik?

Background picture in Kik is similar to the cover image of Facebook, which appears in your profile above profile picture. Follow the step by step procedure to set your background picture according to your device.

Set Background Photo: Android

  1. Open the Kik app in your Android smart-phone.
  2. Login to your account, using email or phone number and password.
  3. After you get access to your account, click on the Gear icon (Settings) from your screen’s top-right.
  4. After that first thing, you will see Set Background Photo, click in it.
  5. You will see two options appear in your screen under Background Photo, Take a picture and Choose Existing.
  6. Now click Take Picture to open your camera and take a new recent picture and tap or,
  7. Choose Existing to open your Gallery and choose photos.
  8. After that, you take a photo or choose from the gallery, move your photo and scale correctly in the center or as you want.
  9. Finally, click on the Done button to save the picture as your background photo.

[Important: If you have “Don’t keep activities” enabled in your Android Developer options settings, disable it.]

Set Background Photo: iOS

  1. Open the Kik app in your Apple.
  2. Login to your account, if asked.
  3. Click on the Gear icon (Settings).
  4. After that, click on the Set Background Photo, which is in the first.
  5. Now among two options, click Take Picture to open your camera and take a new recent picture and tap or,
  6. Choose Existing to open your Gallery and choose photos from the gallery.
  7. After you select a picture, now move and scale your picture as you want.
  8. Finally, click on the Use button to save the picture as your background photo.

How to Change Your Profile Picture on Kik?

If you put your profile picture, it will be easy for your friend to search and identify your account. So keep updating your recent new profile picture. To change your profile picture, follow the steps mentioned below according to your device.

[Note: Once you’ve set a profile picture, you won’t be able to delete your photo entirely or go back to the default picture, but you can change your profile picture.]

Set Profile Picture on Kik: Android

  1. Open the Kik app in your android device and go to the Gear icon (Settings).
  2. Now you will see Profile Picture inside the circle below background picture.
  3. After that, tap on the profile picture in the circle.
  4. Now among two options appear in your screen, click Take Picture to open your camera and take a new recent picture and tap or,
  5. Choose Existing to open your gallery and set a profile picture from the gallery.
  6. Now move and scale square box in your photo as you want.
  7. Finally, click on the Done/Checkmark to save the photo as your profile picture.

Set Profile Picture on Kik: iOS

  1. Open the Kik app.
  2. Go to the Gear icon (Settings).
  3. Tap on the profile picture inside the circle.
  4. Now click on the Take Picture, to open your camera and take a new recent picture and tap or,
  5. Click on the Choose Existing to open your gallery and set a profile picture from the gallery.
  6. After that, move and scale square box over your photo as you want.
  7. Finally, click on the Use Photo / Choose to save the picture as your profile picture.

How to Change or Set Your Emoji Status on Kik?

You can set emoji as emoji status to express your feeling; currently, it is straightforward to set and change emoji status, follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Open Kik application in your Device: Android or iOS.
  2. Now from the main chat, go to Gear icon (Settings).
  3. You will see a profile picture and a small circle inside the profile picture to set your emoji status.
  4. Tap on the Stickers icon circle inside the profile picture.
  5. Now scroll down and select emoji that you would like to choose according to your feelings and mood.
  6. Finally, click on the Done button or back and discard to leave it as it is.

How to Change Your Display Name on Kik?

The display name is the name that appears in your friends’ contact lists, appears in chats at the top of your friend’s chat screen, and your notifications. Follow the steps mentioned below to change your display name.

  1. Go to Kik application in your device, iOS, or Android.
  2. Log in to your account, if asked.
  3. Now tap on the Gear icon (Settings).
  4. Now, click on the Your Account with Man icon.
  5. After that, click on the Name.
  6. Now change your Name, insert the First Name, and Last Name.
  7. Finally, click on the SAVE.

How to change your Kik Username on Kik?

We are sorry to tell you that Kik doesn’t allow you to change your Kik username once you put it while creating an account. But you can change your display name that appears in your friends’ contact lists, and notification.

If you want to change your username, then you can create a Kik account and register it with a new account.

Kik Support: Website!

In Conclusion

The information provided in this article, Profile Management on Kik, is based on Kik Help support 2020. In this article, you can learn about how to change your background picture, display name, profile picture, and username. Follow the step by step procedure; I hope you will understand every step I have mentioned above.

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