Currently, my letter avatar is purple with a white C on it.
I would like to change it to a different color to make it easier to distinguish me from my fellow purple teammates.
How do I do that?
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The color for avatars is chosen based on an algorithm and it's not possible to change that. There was a feature suggesting that, but it was closed since it's possible to upload your own avatar.
Many thanks for this Suggestion, however this is not something we plan to add to JIRA Agile at this time.
The colour is chosen based on an algorithm using the name, unfortunately in this case the same result is occurring. It may be that this is remedied in the future if the colour palette is extended but we will not be changing this automatic avatar type to have a manual override.
As a workaround, you can generate your own avatar with your initials.
I found the websites below where you can create the avatar and choose the color you prefer:
Hope this helps!
Hello @Chris ,
Account details like your avatar, email address, and password are managed through your Atlassian account.
I am aware of that page, and it does have the option to upload a new avatar.
But my question is how can I change the color of the default avatar (Jira seems to create one automatically for a new user using a random colored background and their initials), without uploading anything 🙂
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