How do I change my profile picture, name or status?

Photo and name

To set your profile photo and name on S60 phones:

  1. Open WhatsApp and go to Options > Settings > General
  2. Choose Profile name to set your name or Profile photo to take or choose an existing picture for your profile.

If you block a contact, that person will not see any updates to your profile picture.


The status feature in WhatsApp is a real time indication of what you are doing so that you can keep up to date with your contacts. To set your status on S60 phones:

  1. Open WhatsApp on the main screen scroll down to select Status
  2. You can choose a default status or create a personalized one

To learn more about how to set up your profile in WhatsApp, please read here: Android | iPhone | BlackBerry | Nokia S40 | Windows Phone | BlackBerry 10.

WhatsApp Support Team