Set My Picture options

If your organization has enabled pictures, you can choose whether to display a picture as part of your presence information, and if you do display a picture, whether to use your default picture or another one that you choose.

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Open My Picture options

From the Microsoft Lync main window, you can open the My Picture options in one of two ways:

  • Click the Options button, and then click My Picture.
  • Next to the Options button, click the Show Menu arrow, click Tools, click Options, and then click My Picture.

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Hide my picture

You can hide your picture from other Microsoft Lync 2010 users. Your contacts will see a blank representation instead of your picture.

  • To hide your picture, open My Picture options, and then click Do not show my picture.

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Show my corporate picture

By default, Lync 2010 displays your picture from the corporate directory. If you have changed your picture, you can change it back to your corporate picture.

  • To show your picture from the corporate directory, open My Picture options, and then click Default corporate picture.

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Choose my own picture

You can specify a different picture to appear to people in your company and contacts federated with your company. The photo must be located on a website that is publicly available. For details, see Prepare a picture for Lync 2010.

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Change back to my previous picture

You can revert to your previous picture in the My Picture options.

  • To cancel changes and revert to your previous picture, open My Picture options, and then click Revert to Previous Picture.

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Applies to:
Lync 2010