Set your preferences

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On your Azure DevOps user profile page, you can change your picture, display name, and preferred email.

Other tools for setting your Azure DevOps preferences include:

  • Time and Locale: Change your preferred language, date and time patterns, and time zone.
  • Notifications: Add or review subscriptions to event changes.
  • Permissions: Use to refresh your permissions to cause any recent changes to take effect.
  • Preview features: Enable or disable a preview feature for your user account.
  • Theme: Choose the user interface theme to use with your Azure DevOps web portal.

On your Azure DevOps 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:

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.

Note

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

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 User settings, 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.

  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.