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View and edit your Status profile
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on May 15, 2024

Status app is currently in beta stage
The Status app is currently in its beta stage. This means the application is still undergoing active development, and certain features described in this document may function differently or be unavailable within the app.
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Currently, you can't edit some profile sections on Status desktop. Use the Status mobile app to edit them.

Your profile serves as a showcase of who you are to other Status users. You can make as many edits as you need, and the profile updates take effect instantly.

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Your Status profile and messages are temporarily saved in the Waku
peer-to-peer network and stored permanently on your device. They are not saved on the blockchain or transmitted via the Ethereum network.
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To see how your profile appears to others, check out View your profile as someone else.

  1. 1
    From the tab bar, tap
    Messages
    .
  2. 2
    Tap your profile picture.
  3. 3
    Tap
    Edit profile
    .
  4. 4
    Choose the area you want to edit and follow the corresponding procedure from this table:
Area to edit Availability
Profile picture

Mobile and desktop (limited functionality)

Name, bio or accent colour

Mobile and desktop (limited functionality)

Communities, accounts, collectibles or assets

Mobile

Web links

Mobile and desktop

You can use a photo, an image or a collectible as your profile picture. If you use Status desktop, you can only choose an image from your computer.

  1. 1
    Tap
    Camera
    in your profile picture.
  2. 2
    In the action sheet, choose
    Take photo
    ,
    Select from gallery
    or
    Select collectible
    .
  3. 3
    Authorize the Status app to access your camera or photo gallery.
  4. 4
    Set a profile picture and tap
    Choose
    .

Use Status mobile if you want to edit the accent colour.

  1. 1
    In the
    Profile
    list, choose the item to edit.
  2. 2
    Edit the content and click
    Save
    .

Such information is hidden by default. You can choose what to reveal to different groups of Status users.

  1. 1
    In the
    Showcase
    list, choose
    Communities
    ,
    Accounts
    ,
    Collectibles
    or
    Assets
    .
  2. 2
    Tap the item you want to edit.
  3. 3
    Choose
    Everyone
    ,
    Contacts
    ,
    ID verified contacts
    or
    No one
    .
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Be careful with sharing sensitive information to protect yourself against scams and fraud.

If you want to tell people more about yourself, you can display social media links and other web links on your profile.

  1. 1
    In the
    On the web
    list, tap
    Links
    .
  2. 2
    Choose the action you want to complete and follow the steps from this table:
ActionSteps
Add links
  1. 1
    Tap
    Add
    and select the type of link to add.
  2. 2
    If you want to add a website, type the name and URL. If you want to add your social media, type your username.
  3. 3
    Tap
    Save
    .
Reorder links

In the

Links
list, hold and drag the item to the position you want.

Edit links
  1. 1
    Tap the link you want to edit.
  2. 2
    Update the content and tap
    Save
    .
Delete links
  1. 1
    Swipe left over the link to delete and tap
    Delete
    .
  2. 2
    Tap
    Delete
    again to confirm.