How to change logo in SharePoint 2016/2013/Online Site?

change sharepoint logo

In this post, we will discuss how we can change Logo of a SharePoint 2016 site using browser as well as we discuss how to change SharePoint 2016 site log using PowerShell. Also, we will see what is the recommended size of SharePoint 2016 logo. The same way also we can change the logo in SharePoint 2013/Online site.

We will see how to change SharePoint 2016/2013 team site logo by using a browser and PowerShell.

Company Logo is very important in any organization and SharePoint 2016 or 2013 provides the easiest way to use your company logo as well as to change the logo. By default the logo appears in the top left corner which looks like below:

SharePoint 2016 logo size

The default SharePoint 2016/2013/Online logo size appears in below size:
Width: 180 pixels
Height: 65 pixels

And the logo looks like below. But definitely, every organization, or every department or even every team wants to change this logo and put their own logo.

change logo sharepoint 2016 site
change logo sharepoint 2016 site

If you are new to SharePoint 2016, check out few SharePoint 2016 tutorials like Content type in SharePoint 2016 tutorial and also read Configure On-Premise environment for Apps in SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 2016 new and improved features

Change SharePoint 2016 Logo using Browser

To change a logo, open SharePoint 2016 site and then click on the gear icon and then click on Site Settings.

sharepoint 2016 change logo
sharepoint 2016 change logo

Then click on “Title, description, and logo” which is under the Look and Feel section.

sharepoint 2016 logo size
sharepoint 2016 logo size

This is the place where you can change your site Title, Description as well as Logo. Then to insert a Logo you can insert from your computer as well as you can insert it from SharePoint.

When you select Insert from Computer, it will ask you to browse the Logo image file. By default, it will upload to Site Assets document library. Apart from that you can also choose From SharePoint and upload to any document library. It looks like below:

change sharepoint logo
change sharepoint logo

Apart from that if you have multiple site collections and you want to use the same logo then you can upload the logo into 15 hive folder and can give the logo URL like below:


Change SharePoint 2016 Site Logo using PowerShell

As a SharePoint administrator or developer, we can also change the SharePoint 2016 site logo using PowerShell. We can run the below PowerShell script using Windows PowerShell ISE or by using Visual Studio code.

$web = Get-SPWeb “http://SiteURL”

$web.SiteLogoUrl = “http://Path of the image file”

$web.SiteLogoDescription = “ company Logo”


You can upload the logo to any site library and then you can give the logo URL in the SiteLogoUrl properties in SharePoint 2013/2016. You can read more on Change SharePoint site logo using PowerShell.

The above PowerShell will be helpful to change the logo in one site if you want to change in various sites and subsites then you can use PowerShell to change the logo in all sites and subsites. Read more on Set Site Logo in all Sub Sites under Site Collection using PowerShell in SharePoint 2016/2013.

Hope this article will be helpful to change the logo in SharePoint 2016/2013 team site.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site

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