Instagram: How to Change the Profile Cover for Your Video

Users can manage the way clips look on their profiles

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Instagram allows users to choose a cover image for each video they share on the photo- and video-sharing platform. Users can also manage their video’s cover image so that the desired portion appears in the square video preview on their profile. For instance, if someone shares a video featuring an animal, they could edit the profile cover for their video to place the animal’s face in the center of the square.

Our guide will show you how to edit the profile cover for a video before you share it in the Instagram application.




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