You are starting in the WRONG profile. is why it is not working. You need to start in your Yahoo profile, then go to your YA activity profile, REFRESH THE PAGE BEFORE you edit the preferences. DO NOT edit your avatar IN your YA activity profile. If you REFUSE to follow step by ...
Best answer: You are starting in the WRONG profile. is why it is not working. You need to start in your Yahoo profile, then go to your YA activity profile, REFRESH THE PAGE BEFORE you edit the preferences. DO NOT edit your avatar IN your YA activity profile. If you REFUSE to follow step by step directions and then scream that you are not a troll,wel, you are another literate 3 year old having ANOTHER temper tantrum, online.
You have two profiles. Your phone needs to in desktop mode. There has to be an image file that is big enough and NOT in GIF image format on either the harddrive of of your desktop or lap top device or on the SIM card of mobile device. Here's how i've been changing my avatar for more than a year. It works.for me.
Copy and paste of a my own text file
How to change avatar
You have TWO PROFILES, and if you try to change your avatar in your YA activity profile, it is NOT going to work. You HAVE to go to your Yahoo profile first. To do that, on your computer,
1.Hover the cursor over or lightly touch whatever is to the left of the envelope icon near the upper right corner until "Account info " pops up, then left click or tap ":account info " to open your Yahoo profile. OR
2.Hover the cursor over or lightly touch the pinwheel /gear icon in the upper left corner until “account info” pops up, then left click or tap “account info
3. If there is camera icon on the avatar is on or avatar icon, left click or tap the camera icon.. The My pictures folder or image gallery of your computer should open up..
4.Find the image you want to use as your avatar. left click or tap it to select it, then left click or tap "Open".
5. Center the image so it crop the way you want it to., then left click or tap whatever the butt underneath is labeled..
6.:Left click or tap the “Save” button
6. Then you need to go back to YA to your YA activity profile by left clicking or tapping your Yahoo nickname in the upper left column.
7. Then left click or tap "edit preferences,,
8.Left click or tap anywhere in the YA activity profile Refresh t the page, f5 key. you may have to open your YA activity profile. again. IF your avatar has changed in your YA activity profile, The NEXT step is very important.
9.Left click or tap Save" near the bottom. Yahoo's server computers are dumb, They will NOT apply or save new profile settings until you TELL the server computers to SAVE or apply the new profiles settings.
Given how glitchy usually YA has been , you may have to wait several days for your avatar to change.