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Editing Your Profile

One of the first things you should do after registering your account, is to set up your profile.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Viewing Your Profile

To view your profile, you can click your profile picture in the menu header, or navigate directly to https://cyph.app/#profile.


Default Cyph Profile


Activate Edit Mode To Make Changes

In order to make changes to your profile, you must first enable edit mode.

  1. Click "Edit Profile" button in the upper right hand corner of your profile
    1. Edit Profile Button
    2. Note: on mobile devices and smaller screens, this button will be a circular button with a pencil icon in the lower right hand cornerEdit Profile Button (Mobile)
  2. Make whatever changes you'd like (detailed options below).
  3. Click the Save Profile button to save your changes, or Cancel Changes to cancel
    1. Note: the save button will not be clickable until changes are made


More customization options are coming soon, but currently you can:



How To Edit Your Profile Picture

  1. Activate Edit Mode 
  2. Click your profile picture. (Should highlight if edit mode is enabled.)
    1. Edit profile picture
  3. Select the photo you would like to upload at the file prompt
  4. Crop your selected photo
    1. Crop profile picture
    2. Use the bounding box to set your desired crop
    3. Click OK to confirm (or CANCEL if you wish to abort the change)
    4. Note: you may need to scroll down on some screens to see the confirmation buttons.
  5. Review and save your changes
    1. Profile with updated profile picture



How To Edit Your Cover Photo

  1. Activate Edit Mode 
  2. Click the cover photo on either side of the screen. (Should highlight if edit mode is enabled.)
    1. Edit cover photo
  3. Select the photo you would like to upload at the file prompt
    1. Note: wide landscape oriented pictures tend to look best here
  4. Review and save your changes
    1. Profile with edited cover photo



How To Edit Your Display Name

  1. Activate Edit Mode
  2. Your display name text field should now be editable
    1. Edit display name
    2. Simply click into the field and make changes as you would any other text field
    3. Note: depending on your cover photo, it may be difficult to see the caret (text cursor). Type to see if it is selected. This behavior will be improved in a future release to avoid confusion.
  3. Review changes and save
  4. Note: Cyph usernames (@TestAccount007 in this instance) can not be changed once registered. This will only update your display name. You can however change the capitalization of your username in your settings.


How To Edit Your Account Description

  1. Activate Edit Mode
  2. Your description text area should now be editable
    1. Edit account description
    2. Simply click into the field and make changes as you would any other text field (1k char limit).
    3. Note: depending on your cover photo, it may be difficult to see the caret (text cursor). Type to see if it is selected. This behavior will be improved in a future release to avoid confusion.
  3. Review changes and save


Updated profile screenshot






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