How to hide your Telegram profile picture quickly and easily

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If you're a reader of our tech blog, you've probably read a tutorial related to Telegram, and is that in our space we have faced articles in which we have explained for example: how to activate the self-destruction of messages, enable the dark mode automatically, insert a video in our profile or even how to put a pinned message in a chat. Today, however, we will go to expand the information more if possible and we will focus on a section that worries many users, we are talking about privacy. In fact, we recently showed you how to hide our last connection in this messaging client. Well, today we will take it one step further as you will learn how to Hide Telegram profile photo just by following these steps.



How to hide profile picture in Telegram step by step 2022

The first thing we should do is select the 3 horizontal lines at top left on the Telegram home screen.

A side menu will open in which we need to enter "Settings".

On this screen we enter "Privacy and security".

Here we select the option "Picture profile" which by default is in "All".

How to give privacy to my profile picture in Telegram 2022

In «Profile photo» we must do the following:

  1. We select "My contacts" instead of "All", in this way only our contacts will be able to see our profile picture.
  2. In "Consent" we can add users to which we want give permission to see our profile photo.
  3. In "Do not allow" we can add users or channels that we don't want their users to see our image.

How to hide Telegram profile photo from a contact Easy and fast 2022

In case you want hide our profile picture from a Telegram contact, it will be sufficient to give the previous option to «Do not allow» and select the name of the contact we want to be able to view our image.


  1. In the final screen we will see how only «My contacts» can see the profile picture.
  2. We also added an exception (there is 1 contact whose option we removed to see our profile picture).
  3. Finally we give you of save changes to so that they take effect.

And in this simple way we can block our profile picture on Telegram, if you have any questions you can always leave me a comment and I will try to answer you as soon as possible, I also remind you that you can share this article with your social networks.. Thank you so much for everything!



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