Set up your profile

Your profile is where people can find your vital stats and basic info. Choose a profile picture that helps friends recognize you, then add a short introduction and other details that say a little about who you are. Circles let you decide who sees what.

Set up your profile
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Choose a cover photo

Your cover photo can help make a great first impression when people visit your profile. So choose a big, beautiful image that captures your personality or a special moment, and really make your profile stand out.

Choose a cover photo
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Add your school, work, and hometown

Help your friends find you on Google+ by adding some basic information to your profile -- where you've lived, worked, and gone to school.

Add profile details
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Control your sharing settings

Google+ puts you in control with settings to manage who can interact with you and your posts, who can tag you in photos, when you'd like to receive notifications and more. Clear controls make it easy to manage your privacy.

Edit your settings
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