Do you want to enable picture in Gmail chat window?. One of the main reasons to use a profile picture is “ease in recognition”. Yes, by using profile image, you can easily recognize your friends, and you don’t feel monotonous as you’re having lots of profile picture in your contacts rather than same default image for everyone.
Sometimes, when you involved in chatting with more than one friend, then at that time profile picture helps you to differentiate between friends having a common name. You can easily enable your profile picture to get appears in chat window by using Gmail lab’s “Pictures in chat” widget. Just have a glance at this article to know how to enable picture in Gmail chat window.
Steps to enable picture in Gmail chat window:
Step 1: You need to first login to your Gmail account by using your username and password.
Step 2: Now, go to settings by clicking on the gear icon, as shown in the image below.
Step 3: Under ‘Gmail Settings’, you may see various tabs. Just click the “Labs” tab, as marked in the image below.
Step 4: Inside the Labs tab, you may see the “Search for a lab” search bar, just type “picture” in that particular search box and press enter.
You may see “Pictures in chat” widget appears in the search results and by default it is disabled.
Step 5: Now click on “Enable” radio button to switch it on and then click on the “Save changes” button.
Step 6: Finally, you may see a profile picture of your friends is now showing in the Gmail chat window.
That’s all friends. Keep reading.
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