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Mayo Clinic Connect is an online community that connects people. In the About Connect page, find out more about members, mentors and the community. Meet the team of Mayo Clinic moderators and how the community is managed.  Review the community guidelines and learn how you can get the most from your Connect experience.

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Oct 12, 2018

How to Update Your Profile

By Colleen Young, Connect Director, @colleenyoung

Member profiles let you tell people a bit about yourself and helps you learn more about fellow members. Here's how to update your profile.

  1. Go to your profile.
    • Click your avatar in the top right and select My Profile.
    • On a mobile device, click the menu (☰) symbol and select My Account, then My Profile.
      My Profile
  2. Click EDIT to add or edit your:
    • Name (optional)
    • Bio (Tell us about you. Max 500 characters.)
    • Profile photo (Use JPG, JPEG, JPE, PNG or GIF format. Less than 5MB in size.)
    • Banner image (Choose from the options.)
  3. Click SAVE PROFILE.
  4. Click “I’m Done Editing.

Your profile also shows:

Explore the other tabs of your profile. See badges you've earned. Bookmarks allow you to save posts you want to keep for future reference. In your Account Settings you can change your email or password, edit the Groups and Pages you follow and set your notification preferences.

Profile tabs

To see the profiles of fellow members, simply click their @username. Learn more about how to use Connect.

Why not update your profile today?


How to upload a picture to your profile

1. Go to your Profile: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/my-profile/
2. Click EDIT
3. Click Change the Change Photo (camera icon)
4. Choose file from your compute or device.
6. Close X the window.
7. Click I'm done editing.

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