Introducing Google Plus Profiles Cover Photos

Yesterday, Google announced a new interface that brings a lot of changes to Google Plus profile, one of the changes is Google plus Profiles Cover Photos – a new interface towards simpler and more beautiful Google. Trust me this time they made a clean and beautiful layout of Google plus – I love it!

However, the new Google plus profiles cover photos interface is similar to Facebook cover photos but Google did justice and have come up with an exciting look in their new interface. Here is an example of how cover photos look on Google plus profile.

Google plus profiles cover photos

In Facebook, users are allowed to use either a cover photos or to use without it but here Google is giving that old five thumbnail layout along with the cover photos layout. One can chose in between. Users can also upload GIF images to show flash image in their five thumbnail layout.

How to Change Google Plus Profiles Cover Photos

In just two simple steps you can change their Google plus profiles cover photos.

  1. Click on the profile icon present over the navigation bar and put your mouse over the photo to get the “Change cover photo” button.
  2. Once you clicked a popup menu will appear with two layout options, chose according to your choice and upload the photo (the dimensions are 960×179 pixels while the main profile image is 250×250 pixels). It will appear right after you hit “Ok” on your Google plus profile.

Google plus profiles cover photos

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Comments

  1. Wow . . . Hey irfan i was just trying to do this only :) but i can’t.
    You can see that i upload a picture on 5.12 PM to do same thing. Thanks a lot Mate for sharing and make my job easy :)
    Thanks.

  2. To be honest Irfan, I have not got round to using Google plus. Although it is there on the site for people to press, I must make more use of it for sure. Seems promising enough.

    • Just go for it. I’m sure you gonna like it ;) Google+ not only gives you a social media platform to enjoy but also help your blog get good place in search term.

  3. Ok.. just going to change the look of my google+ profile.. thanx for sharing

  4. Hi,
    Thanks for sharing this wonderful article. It helped me gain a lot of info.

  5. thanks Irfan.. i just changed my picture after reading this article
    it was really helpful

  6. Well, it’s all due to the competition between social networks and I think this new change is just awesome and I liked this feature by Google+. You say it well, buddy. Thanks for sharing. :)

  7. Hey Irfan. thanks for the info. I will apply an image for my g+ cover soon. Your tip helped me.

  8. Hi Irfan,
    I got my image changed last year but I think I should go back to it and get another image up. Thanks for the tut bro

  9. Hi..
    Look interesting..
    I think Google make new update for Google Plus Profile last day ago..

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