Can’t Change Your Google My business Cover Photo? Try this (2023 hack)

Last updated: Jun 21, 2023

The video provides a hack to override Google's choice of cover photo for a business profile and update it by changing the main image on the free Google website feature.

The video provides a solution for those who are having trouble changing their Google My Business cover photo. It explains that Google reserves the right to choose a suitable cover photo for a profile, even if the user specifies a different one. The video suggests uploading high-quality images that visually represent the business and meet the recommended dimensions. If the cover photo still doesn't update, the video offers a hack to override Google's choice by changing the main image on the free Google website feature. The video concludes by noting that the hack doesn't work 100% of the time.

  • Google may choose a different cover photo for your profile, even if you specify one.
  • Poor quality images or those with logos, text, or phone numbers may not be used as cover photos.
  • A hack can be used to override Google's choice by changing the main image in the contact and website section of your profile.

Can’t Change Your Google My business Cover Photo? Try this (2023 hack) - YouTube

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Reasons why your Google My Business cover photo may not update

  • Google reserves the right to choose a suitable cover photo for your profile, even if you specify a different one.
  • Google may pick a photo from your photo library that it deems more fitting than the one you want to show.
  • Using a poor quality image or one with filters applied may cause Google to choose a different photo.
  • Photos with business logos, text, or phone numbers are unlikely to be used as cover photos.
  • Recommended dimensions for cover photos are 1024 pixels by 575 pixels in JPEG or PNG format and not exceeding 5 megabytes.
  • If your photo fits the criteria but still doesn't show, a hack can be used to override Google's choice.
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Hack to override Google's choice of cover photo

  • Log into your Google profile and search for your business.
  • Click on the edit profile icon and then click on contact and website.
  • If you are using the free Google website feature, click on manage.
  • Scroll down and change the main image by clicking on the edit header button.
  • Upload the photo you want to display as the cover of your business profile.
  • Refresh your screen, and your cover photo should have been updated.

Watch the video on YouTube:
Can’t Change Your Google My business Cover Photo? Try this (2023 hack) - YouTube

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