How to change the background on a PS5 profile?

Sony unveiled the PlayStation 5 almost two years ago, which had major enhancements in both performance and aesthetics.

playstation 5

The PS5 came out with a lot of exciting new features that we haven’t seen on any of the consoles of the previous generation. Whether you talk about the new DualSense controller, the super fast SSD which lowers the loading time by almost 50%, or the futuristic design, Sony really has done a job on their new console. But not only has Sony improved the hardware, they have also been working on the other aspects of their gaming environment, like the PlayStation Network, which has evolved over the past few years. It only took a few years for features that were missing in the PlayStation Network’s early years to become accessible today. For instance, you can change the background that appears when others visit your profile on the PlayStation Network. This wasn’t offered prior to the PlayStation 4 generation but now accessible on the PlayStation 5 as well. Today, we’re going to tell you exactly how to change the background image on your PS5 profile to anything! So, continue reading!

How to change the background on a PS5 profile?

Below are the steps that you need to follow in order to do the same:

Step 1: From the “Home screen” of your PS5, click on the “Profile” icon on the top right corner of your screen and click on the “Profile” option from the drop-down menu.

Step 2: Click on the “Edit profile” icon on the top right corner of your screen and scroll on down to “Cover image“. By this method, you’ll only be able to choose from a few images to set as the cover image. If you want to set a custom cover image, continue reading.

Step 3: Press the “Playstation button“, navigate over to “Game Base” and scroll down to “Messages“. Type in any chat “” and then head over to “Google Images“. Find a background image of your choice, open it, and then take a screenshot of it on your PS. Hold down the “Share” button, select the image that you just took, and click on the edit icon. Crop out the portion that’s unnecessary and you’ll have your perfect photo.

Step 4: Repeat Step 2 again after closing all the tabs, and you’ll be able to see the photo that you just took and edited. You will now be able to set this photo as the “cover image“.

That’s all, folks! We hope that we were able to help you change the background on your PS5 profile to any image that you want.

Thanks for reading. Stay tuned.

Leave a Comment