Updated User Avatars

Discussion in 'Forum Announcements/Suggestions' started by Mike, May 17, 2018.

  1. Mike

    MikeFishloreAdmin Moderator Member

    To get rid of the default question mark avatars when a member hasn't uploaded an avatar we have a new thingie that uses the first 2 letters of your username as the default avatar. To change it back to your regular avatar, hover on your user name on the top right and select "dynamic avatar" and pick which one you want to use. Then pic the background color. See the pics attached.

    Note: if you don't see the available colors at first, click the letters avatar and then click save changes. On the next screen that loads you can pick the background color and then click save again.
     

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    Last edited: May 17, 2018
  2. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    Thank you!
     
  3. Sarah73

    Sarah73Fishlore VIPMember

    What about if your on a Samsung ?
    Edit: it worked oof
     




  4. stella1979

    stella1979ModeratorModerator Member

    Yay! Thanks Mike! :) You're fast too.

    Oops! Posted in the wrong thread.
     
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  5. Sarah73

    Sarah73Fishlore VIPMember

    Never mind. It disappeared :(
     




  6. Culprit

    CulpritFishlore VIPMember

    I'm on a chromebook and if I hover over my username on top right and nothing happens. If I click it it pulls up my profile.
     
  7. OP
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    Mike

    MikeFishloreAdmin Moderator Member

    Looks like you figured it out because I see a pic for your avatar. For others, you can go to your profile page and on the left side menu look for "Dynamic Avatar" and click that. See pic.
     

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  8. Demeter

    DemeterFishlore VIPMember

    Now i wonder if I should change it back to the original or keep it as this new one...
     
  9. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    Changing this avatar function may also prompt some members to revert back to a previous picture or a new one :)
     
  10. OP
    OP
    Mike

    MikeFishloreAdmin Moderator Member

    How to change the background color:
     

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  11. Discus-Tang

    Discus-TangWell Known MemberMember

    Mine changed! Why???

    I changed it!
     
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  12. DuaneV

    DuaneVWell Known MemberMember

    I changed mine back to the photo I used to use and now it changed me back again. What gives?
     
  13. Dawn Michele

    Dawn MicheleWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks Mike.
     
  14. motherofbettas

    motherofbettasValued MemberMember

    Ummm my won't stay changed, no matter how many times I change it....really frustrating
     
  15. DuaneV

    DuaneVWell Known MemberMember

    Same. Ive done it over and over and Im now searching on how to delete my account. The whole thing looks terrible and its really annoying that my profile pic keeps getting deleted even though I see it on my page.
     
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  16. 86 ssinit

    86 ssinitWell Known MemberMember

    One of the other posts on this someone explained with pictures how to change back. I did it you can too. But I’m done for tonight I feel like I’m on a forum for the Barbie playhouse.
     
  17. HORNET1

    HORNET1Well Known MemberMember

    :nailbiting:Ha Ha Ha... I sure didn't care for the first two letters of my username.
     
  18. midna

    midnaWell Known MemberMember

    "I feel like I'm on a forum for the Barbie playhouse" lol

    y'all have to click on "Dynamic Avatar", not just "Avatar". it'll give you a list of background colour options or your old photo avatar. click on that. it is pretty annoying that it appears as though you upload/change your photo the other way, only to get kicked back to the pink letters, but i'm sure it's just a glitch that'll be fixed eventually.
     
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  19. itsEmma

    itsEmmaValued MemberMember

    Yes, finally worked it out too!
    My instinct was to click the picture, looked liked it'd changed, only to keep changing back to the Barbie pink.... but eventually I realised (or rather read Mike's instructions properly!) You click on your user name.
    You'll see a list of things that you can do; change user name, reset password etc.
    Among these is Dynamic Avatar, that's where you can change it and it'll stay changed!
     
  20. Discus-Tang

    Discus-TangWell Known MemberMember

    I did that just then and it worked, even though my picture was off the servers for 7 hours (Accidentally deleted it).

    It's because you have to click 'Dynamic avatar', and change it there.
     
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