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Written by Damitha Anuradha   
Thursday, 23 June 2011 11:22

In Microsoft Lync 2010 you can see many ways to add profile pictures to your lync client.
Method 1

Adding a Picture to Lync Corporate profile (By Exchange Management Shell)

In your Exchange Management Shell you can type following command to upload a photo. Please note that before you add these to shell, change it to appropriate parameters. Also the picture you are preparing to add must be least 10 kb of file size.

Import-RecipientDataProperty -Identity "
User's name as in your Active Directory" -Picture -FileData ([Byte[]]$(Get-Content -Path "C:\pictures\damitha.jpg" -Encoding Byte -ReadCount 0))

Method 2

Adding picture through web site (30 Kb)

If you want to add customized picture to a Lync user, Simply log in to a Lync Client.

Go to Tools -> Options -> My Picture -> Select option (Select Picture from a web site) and please mention the path you have uploaded your photo.



Method 3 - Easiest Way

Download AD PHOTO EDIT tool from below link. Install it and you can easily upload photos through your Active Directory.


  1. Install the .NET Framework version 4.0 first.
  2. Install AD PHOTO EDIT tool.
  3. Open AD PHOTO Edit tool from accessories.

  4. That's it..

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Last Updated on Friday, 28 December 2012 13:07


+1 #1 sampath karunathilak 2012-09-12 04:21
Grate work
good luck

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