Set user preferences

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From your profile page, you can change your picture or other account preferences. Specifically, you can set the following:

Area Task
Profile
  • Change your picture
  • Change your display name
  • Change your preferred email
  • Change your locale settings
Security
Other

Locale settings include language, date and time pattern, time zone, and user interface theme.

Change profile settings

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

    Open profile user settings

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

    Edit the About page

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

    Set time and locale preferences

If you can't find a setting, like the UI theme setting, visit your complete Azure DevOps profile page and then select Edit profile > Preferences.

Change profile settings

  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 your profile picture, change your display name, contact information, and whether or not borders appear on work item forms for fields.

    General user settings

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

    Change locale

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

    Change the theme to dark or light

Change profile settings

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

    Open Profile menu

  2. Choose Edit profile.

    Choose Edit

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

    Choose Edit

  4. From the Preferences page, you can change your preferred language, date and time pattern, time zone, UI theme, and whether or not borders appear on work item forms for fields.

    Choose Edit