How to Set a Temporary Profile Picture on Facebook

How to Set a Temporary Profile Picture on Facebook: Now you can set temporary Profile Pictures on Facebook to remember events or show support for causes. The Profile Photo which is set as temporary will expire after a set amount of time, thereby automatically switching back to the original photo it replaced. This feature is an awesome way to promote a show you’re in, a holiday or event photo that’s fun, or to show support for a cause such as when Facebook allowed users to overlay the rainbow flag on their pictures. In order to set a temporary Profile Picture on Facebook, follow the steps briefly discussed below;

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  • Open your Facebook account via Facebook app.
  • Tap More on the bottom of the screen. Then tap on your Profile, i.e. your name.
  • Tap your Profile Picture or Edit in the corner of your picture.
  • Then select Change Picture.
  • Find the picture in your Camera Roll (the one you want to make your temporary Profile Picture)
  • When you select the photo, you’ll see the words Make Temporary in the lower left corner. Select it
  • An options 1 Hour, 1 Day, 1 Week, or Custom will pop up. Select the amount of time you’d like to have the picture. Then tap Use.


And that’s all, you have successfully set a temporary profile picture on your Facebook account, as soon as the set time elapse, the picture will be removed automatically and the previous profile picture will replace it.

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