Set user preferences

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From your profile page, you can change your information and account preferences. Learn how to complete the following tasks:

  • Change your picture
  • Change your display name
  • Change your preferred email
  • Change your directory
  • Change your locale settings - Locale settings include language, date and time pattern, time zone, and user interface theme

Important

You can't change your user interface (UI) theme in Azure DevOps if you're using Internet Explorer (IE).

Change profile settings

Note

To enable the new user interface for the New account manager, see Manage or enable features.

  1. From your home page, select the user settings icon , and then select Profile.

    Open Azure DevOps profile

  2. From the Profile page, you can change your profile picture, change your display name, contact information, and country. Select Save. Select the Time and Locale tab to change more settings, like language, date and time pattern, time zone, and UI.

    Edit the Profile page


  1. To change your user preferences, open your profile menu, and then select My profile.

    Select your profile menu, and then My profile

  2. From the General tab, you can change the following information:

    • Profile picture
    • Display name
    • Preferred email
    • Whether borders appear for fields on work item forms.

    User Profile dialog, General tab

  3. From the Locale tab, you can change your preferred language, date and time pattern, and time zone.

    User Profile dialog, Locale tab

  4. To change your UI theme, go back to your profile menu and select Theme. Choose between Dark and Light.

For Security, Notification settings, and Manage features profile menu options, see the following articles.

  1. To change your user preferences, open your profile menu.

    Open Profile menu

  2. Choose Edit profile.

    Screenshot of highlighted Edit profile button

  3. From the About page, you can change your profile picture, change your display name, contact information, and country.

    Screenshot of the About User profile page

  4. From the Preferences page, you can change the following information:

    • preferred language
    • date and time pattern
    • time zone
    • UI theme
    • whether borders appear for fields on work item forms

    Screenshot of Preferences page with Save changes button

Your profile settings are updated.