Set user preferences

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You can set user preferences on the user profile page in Azure DevOps. Changes can include the picture, display name, preferred email, and UI theme. These settings only apply to Azure DevOps.

Tip

See the following articles for setting other user preferences:

Note

The images you see from your web portal may differ from the images you see in this article. These differences result from updates made to Azure DevOps or enabled preview features. We've enabled the New account manager page feature. The basic functionality available to you remains the same unless explicitly mentioned.

On the Azure DevOps user profile page, you can change the user picture, display name, preferred email, language, date and time pattern, time zone, and other user interface preferences.

See the following articles for setting more user preferences:

Note

The images you see from your web portal may differ from the images you see in this article. These differences result from updates made to Azure DevOps or enabled preview features. We've enabled the New account manager page feature. The basic functionality available to you remains the same unless explicitly mentioned.

On your user profile page, you can change your picture, display name, preferred email, language, date and time pattern, time zone, and other user interface preferences.

Other tools for setting your Azure DevOps preferences include Notifications to add or review subscriptions to event changes.

Set preferences

  1. From the home page, select User settings, and then select Profile.

    Open Azure DevOps profile

  2. From the Profile page, you can change the profile picture, 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 theme.

    Edit the Profile page

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

    Select the user 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 the preferred language, date and time pattern, and time zone.

    User Profile dialog, Locale tab

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

  5. Select Save.

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

    Open Profile menu

  2. Choose Edit profile.

    Screenshot of highlighted Edit profile button

  3. From the About page, you can change the user profile picture, 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

    Screenshot of Preferences page with Save button highlighted

User profile settings are updated.