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Set up your profile#

You can set up your profile after you've created your Coil account. Everyone with a Coil account can upload a profile picture and choose a username.

  1. Sign in to your Coil account and select Go to Settings. The Account screen appears.

    Default Account screen with generic profile icon

  2. Click the default profile picture icon to upload your own photo.
  3. Click Edit next to Username to enter a name.

Add a bio to your profile#

  1. Go to Coil Blogs.
  2. Click your profile picture.

    Default profile image next to New post button

  3. Select Profile.

    User menu with Profile selected by default

  4. Click Edit Profile.

    Profile screen with Edit Profile button

  5. Enter your bio, then click Save Changes. You can also upload a new profile photo. If you want to change your username, you can do so through the Account section of the Settings dashboard.

    Profile in edit mode


If you've had your Coil account for a while, you might see your name above your username. This option is not available for newer accounts.