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Guide: How to Change Your Avatar on the PS4

Posted by Sammy Barker

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Your avatar is the first thing that other players will see on the PlayStation Network, so you’ll need to pick a good one if you want to be respected by the rest of the population on the PlayStation 4. Fortunately, it’s easy to pick a different icon – you just need to follow these simple steps.

1. Go to the PS4 Settings Screen

Once you’ve logged into your PS4’s primary account, push up on the d-pad to access the top layer of menu options. Scroll all the way to the right until you find a toolbox labelled ‘Settings’, and tap the X button.

2. Select PSN

In the menu, scroll down to the option labelled ‘PSN’ using the d-pad and select it with the X button.

3. Select Account Information

In the PSN area, scroll down to the option labelled ‘Account Information’ using the d-pad and select it with the X button.

4. Select Profile

Once you’re into the ‘Account Information’ screen, scroll down to ‘Profile’ with the d-pad and select it with the X button.

5. Change Your Avatar

In the ‘Profile’ area, scroll down to ‘Avatar’ with the d-pad and select it with the X button. This will bring up an image of your current icon. Click on it to show a list of available alternatives and select the one that you want with the X button. You’ll then be shown a preview of the new image. Select ‘Confirm’ with the X button to save your choice.

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User Comments (3)

irken004

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irken004 said:

Can we download avatars from the PS4 store? I got a free one from my tearaway preorder but didn't see a way to download it from my Vita.

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