For the good of the community, I downloaded the Republic Anywhere app on my new Galaxy S8 but was frustrated by the fact that my pic while texting was a Giraffe (the preset profile pic from Samsung). Here is how I updated my pic.
The native Samsung contacts app pic does not transfer to Republic Anywhere. Your Samsung account pic does not transfer either.
- I downloaded the Google contacts app, changed the profile pic on it, and viola! The Anywhere app pic updated as well.