Questions tagged [profile-edit]

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Attempting to update my profile ends in error

I attempted to update my Title and About Me sections in my profile network-wide in order to remove the “I work at Stack Overflow” messages, but when I click “save and copy changes to all public ...
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Title on Profile — Stack Overflow vs all other sites

It has previously been stated that the Title feature is only present if the site has Jobs, but while Jobs has been completely gone for over a year, Stack Overflow profiles still show a Title, and it ...
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Unable to edit user profile: "Unusual error updating your profile"

When I try to edit my profile on any SE site, I get the following error: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: unusual error updating your profile -- please try again! If it's relevant, ...
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Creation of universal user profile to supplement site-specific profiles

Problem Profiles are now entirely site-specific so you have two options - laboriously maintain site-specific profiles, or use a common profile everywhere. You can't maintain a few site-specific ...
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Let us know when we can change display name again

Once upon a time, we could see recently used (90 days back) display names, then according to this, to know when we can change again, in case 30 days didn't yet pass since last used name. However, ...
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Why is "Save and copy changes to all public communities" not copying GitHub and Twitter usernames?

I experienced this bug after creating profiles in a few Stack Exchange communities, editing my Stack Overflow profile and synching the information to all other communities using Save and ...
Tad Wohlrapp's user avatar
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Broken Github icon on the My logins page

I have a GitHub login. When going to My logins tab on the profile, I see this: As you can see, the icon for GitHub is broken. Can this please be fixed?
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Profile edit page still says "edit your profile" when editing someone else's profile as a moderator

When a moderator opens the page to edit a user's profile info, all text is in the second person, like it is in the moderator's personal profile. For example: Edit your profile This should be ...
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Location auto fill showing old name of a country

When editing my profile and changing the location field, I have accidentally bumped into "Swaziland" still being listed as a country - although the official name as far as I can recall has been ...
Obmerk Kronen's user avatar
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Display id or name of social account on "My Logins" page

If I connect a Google account it shows the email. But it doesn't show information about Facebook/VK accounts. Could you display the account name or id for these social accounts? Or, even better, ...
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Location wasn't copied to other sites after pressing "Save and copy changes to all public communities"

On es SO, I changed the Location to Ukhta, Russia Pressed "Save and copy changes to all public communities". On Users page of en SO it shows correctly. But on other sites (e.g. on MSE) it ...
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Refreshing the "Edit Email Settings" page doesn't refresh the email field if previously it was cleared (without pressing save button)

Go to Edit Email Settings page. Clear the email field, but don't press "Save". Refresh the page. Field will be empty. Only if you open another page and after that open Edit Email Settings page again,...
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Placeholder text for password doesn't fit the input on “Edit your profile” page on Russian Stack Overflow

On en SO: On ru SO:
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The error messages overlap each other on the "Change Password" page

Write something in the 2nd or 3d text field. Delete it. The error messages overlap each other.
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Don't change the position of the buttons on profile change

If you save profile settings, the position of the buttons will be changed. It is not the best user experience. Would be better from the UX side, if you don't change the buttons position after a ...
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Don't have Title option on "Edit your profile" page on Russian Stack Overflow

Can't find where I can set title on "Edit your profile" page on my Russian Stack Overflow profile. On en SO: On ru SO: There is no such option at all. What's the reason of that? Is it ...
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Unrelated error when editing profile

I'm trying to edit my profile using safari on iOS 10.2 (full site) but I'm getting an obscure error. Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: - Invalid image type I'm not trying to ...
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Prompt for Unsaved Profile change and add a second Save Profile button

I changed my profile picture and noticed it didn't take affect. I made sure it wasn't caching and tried again... and again, and again. After uploading the picture for the 5th or 6th time I realized ...
Austin Henley's user avatar
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How do I change my username and profile picture? [duplicate]

Can anyone please tell me how to change my name and profile picture on Stack Exchange?
user258458's user avatar
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Edit profile on mobile?

I currently do not have access to a computer and I want to edit my Stack Exchange profile. Is this even possible on the mobile app? I can't find any button to edit or anything similar.
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How do I get the "edit" button (link) to appear on my profile page?

There is no "edit" button (link) on my profile page when I am logged in. I would like to correct an error and add an avatar. How do I get the edit button to appear?
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Removing website from profile on one site and saving and copying changes to all SE does not propagate the removal

For my existing SE account profiles, I'm unable to see the removal of a website getting propagated to the other site profiles. I had to go in and remove them one by one. My main SE profile is still ...
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Selecting one uploaded avatar (as a moderator) selects the other/both

I was editing a user's avatar, and clicked 'Uploaded picture' (the yellow triforce). The preview instead changed to a pink unikitten. Clicking the Change picture button again shows the following: ...
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"Page not Found" error when trying to edit Profile

I went to my profile page on AskUbuntu so that I could edit my Network Profile, But when I press Edit I am getting a "Page not Found' error.
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Profile image incorrectly marked as changed when editing other profile information

I recently decided to remove some information from my profile so rather than make the same edit 42 times I decided to use the relatively new option of only copying the changes rather than copying ...
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Please let me edit my profile in Mobile theme [closed]

Just as the title says, I am unable to find the edit profile link in mobile view. It appears as though there isn't one. I think an edit profile link should be added somewhere beside the user's profile ...
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Unable to edit profile

I am getting this error message while trying to save after editing my account info (display name, email address, real name etc.): Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: unusual error ...
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