How to Change a Google Photos Album Cover on PC or Mac

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How to Change a Google Photos Album Cover on PC or Mac

This wikiHow teaches you how to set an image as a photo album’s cover picture on Google Photos, using a desktop internet browser.

Quick Summary

1. Open Google Photos in a browser.
2. Click Albums on the left.
3. Click an album.
4. Click an image.
5. Click the “” icon.
6. Click Use as album cover.

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  1. 1
    Open the Google Photos website in your internet browser. Type into your browser’s address bar, and hit Enter or Return on your keyboard.

    • If you’re not automatically logged in, click GO TO GOOGLE PHOTOS and sign in to your Google account.
  2. 2
    Click the Albums button. This button looks like a

    Image titled Android7album.png

    icon on the left-hand side of the page. It will open a list of all your saved photo and video albums.

  3. 3
    Click an album. Find the album you want to edit, and open its contents.
  4. 4
    Click the image you want to use as your album cover. Scroll down to view all the images in the album, and click the image you want to use to open it in full-screen.
  5. 5
    Click the icon. This button is in the upper-right corner of your screen. It will open a drop-down menu of all your image options.
  6. 6
    Click Use as album cover on the menu. This will set the selected image as this album’s cover image.

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