How to show the current user profile picture without using my sites in SharePoint 2013?

  • Can you please elaborate your question? It seems to be unclear.
    – Asad Refai
    Sep 16, 2016 at 8:53
  • I need to show the Current user Profile picture in SharePoint 2013 without using My sites @AsadRefai
    – Debugger
    Sep 16, 2016 at 10:12

2 Answers 2


Yes, but there 2 things you have to make sure

  1. User profile sync is enabled, photo property properly mapped n imported.
  2. You also need a Mysite host location, this is required because profile picture stored in the

    User Photos/Profile Pictures If you don't have the Mysite host then thumbnail will not create.


Yes,It is Possible.But you have configure User Profile Service Application in Central Admin.Please refer following link.

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