Before creating your custom profile, you’ll want to make sure that you have a Microsoft account and that you’re signed in to it.
Click here to create a new Microsoft account.
If you already have a Microsoft account, sign in, click your name in the upper right-hand-corner of the Windows Community website, and select My Profile from the drop-down menu.
The My Profile page allows you to customize your profile with an image (default or custom), select the learning areas of interest, and track your activity on the site.
To begin customizing your profile, click the Edit Profile link.
Click your default profile picture, then Change Picture to update the image associated with your name. You can select a default persona icon, a default initialized icons (green, blue, pink, or orange), or upload a custom image. For the latter, click the Browse button and select a custom image.
Once you’ve selected your profile image click the Apply button to save your changes.
Type in the name you’d like displayed then click the Check Availability box to the right of it. If the name you’ve typed into the box is available, a green check mark will appear. You’re good to go! If not, you’ll be prompted to revise how your name is displayed.
This is a great area to share a little bit about your interests. For the moment, this information will not be shared with other users. In the future community members will be able to see your About me content.
This field allows you to see how many comments you’ve posted, how many conversations you’ve created, and what topics you’re following.
Customize topics: What would you like to know about Windows?
Choosing the topics such as Entertainment, Productivity, Behind the Scenes, Creativity, Security & Privacy, and Windows Update can help us better understand your interests. Be sure to click the Save button when finished.