Whatsapp, one of the most used instant messaging applications is the first thing that a person downloads on buying a smartphone. Allowing access on mobiles running on any Operating System like Android, Windows and iPhones, not only this messaging app has made chat sessions amazing but has also creates provision for sharing audio, video, images, location as well as document links.
Talking of Whatsapp, being its user you are familiar with the profile picture section. But the question is-are you always able to put your favourite full size picture as your profile picture on Whatsapp? No is the answer that most came up with.
Whatsapp doesn’t offer provision to fix any image as your profile picture rather than one coming in square shape. Due to this, many people are found searching on the Internet techniques that will help to set an image as profile picture without the need of cropping it.
And to your amazement, there is solution to this problem of yours. This article highlights two prominent methods, both of which will help you to get rid of this problem with ease.
It is indeed a bad news that due to its square size image provision, Whatsapp crops your favourite image automatically when you want to set the full size image as your profile picture. This means if your profile picture is of rectangle or circle or square shape, you won’t be eligible to use it in their original shape.
And this problem persists with not only the mobile app version of Whatsapp but also with its PC setup. So follow the tricks shared for your benefit here to get set your profile picture accordingly.
How To Set Whatsapp Profile Picture without Cropping
Whatsapp today has over billions of users out of which 90% are found ending up with frustration when the question of setting profile picture comes to light. This is all because they have to crop their favourite picture to fit the frame shape and size. But you can get rid of this frustration by downloading apps like SquareDroid or No Crop which are largely available on all Android smartphones.
By the use of these applications, you can easily convert images of any shape into square shape. Once done, you can then go ahead fixing it easily as your Whatsapp profile picture- of course without any further need of cropping. Here is a step by step guide of how you can head with the same without any difficulty.
Method 1 Of Fixing Your Favourite Picture As Profile Picture Without Cropping And Resizing.
Step 1- Visit ‘Playstore’ and download NoCrop or SquareDroid Application.
Step 2- Once the app is downloaded, wait for few seconds and tap on the install button on your device.
Step 3- Upon the app being successfully installed, go to the app section, search for the app and open the same.
Step 4- Now tap on the ‘Gallery Button’ and select the image you want to use as your profile picture.
Steps 5- The app will now automatically convert the image into square shape- irrespective of its original shape. In case you are not willing to see the Blur region, you can proceed with clicking on the ‘square button’ situated just at the centre.
Step 6- Now that you are done with everything, it’s time to get the image saved in the gallery. For doing so, you have to click the button on the top right hand corner and proceed confirming save.
Though this is the first and also the simplest method that you can follow for converting your favourite picture as your Whatsapp profile picture without the need of cropping it, here is another method which also assures the same. You can carry out the second option in case you don’t find the first one worthy enough.
Method 2 Of Fixing Your Favourite Picture As Profile Picture Without Cropping And Resizing
Step1: Visit Playstore on your Android smartphone and download ‘Whatscrop No crop application.
Step 2: After installing the application successfully on your phone, open it and tap on the ‘picture’ option. Then go ahead clicking on the ‘Select photo’ option to choose the image from your gallery that you want to use as profile picture on Whatsapp.
Step 3: Once the image is selected, it will open in the applications’ main screen.
Step 4: Now if you want to change the background of the image, proceed by clicking on the ‘background option’. This step is however an optional one and can be avoided as per your choice.
Step 5: According to your choice, you can add background colour, change the existing colour, and add a photo frame and others.
Step 6: Once done, as you proceed with saving the photo, you will come across various options. You have to select ‘Whatsapp profile photo’ if you want to use the image as your Whatsapp DP.
Step 7: Now you can easily set your selected image as your Whatsapp profile picture without the need of cropping or re-sizing.
Do remember that the square image will get saved automatically in the image folder of the Whatscrop No Crop app.
So now you have your full size picture as your Whatsapp DP to surprise people. Isn’t it?
This is how you can put your favourite picture as Whatsapp profile picture without cropping it. Just make sure that your smartphone has access to a sound internet connection of Wi-Fi to enjoy uninterrupted completion of the process.
A smartphone running on poor internet connection is not the one worthy enough to be used as this will make the process lengthy and frustrating. Remember that Whatsapp profile picture creates an impression to your contacts and also make the chat session good, as chats heads with no dp look empty and often boring.
So what are you waiting for? Go ahead downloading either of the above mentioned application to enjoy worthy profile picture support. Happy Whatsapping Guys!