1 Change your Android wallpaper from the Home screen



1. Change your Android wallpaper from the Home screen


The fastest and most straightforward way to change your Android wallpaper isfrom your smartphone’s Home screen. Tap and hold the wallpaper on your Homescreen to bring up a menu, and choose Wallpapers.Tap on Wallpapers from the Home screen menuChoose an app to complete the action. You can select one of the defaultWallpapers, one of the Live Wallpapers, or you can “Complete action usingPhotos” to set one of your pictures and saved images as your wallpaper. Tap onJust once if you want the option to select something different during thisstep, or Always if you plan to always use the same type of wallpaper images.We mostly use Photos, but we like to keep our options open, so we tapped onJust once.Choose an app to complete the actionOn the next screen, tap on the folder where the wallpaper image is stored.We recently downloaded some seasonal wallpapers, so we tapped on Download.Tap on the folder with the image you want to useWhen the folder opens, tap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to useas your smartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on the photo you want as your wallpaperThis gives you a preview of what the image looks like full screen. If you arehappy with it, tap on Set wallpaper.To use this image, tap Set wallpaperAndroid asks if you want the image as your wallpaper for the Home screen, theLock screen, or both. Tap on one of the options to apply the wallpaper to thatscreen.Select the screen(s) for your wallpaperThe wallpaper is instantly changed for your chosen screen(s).

2. Change your Android wallpaper from the Settings app


You can also change your wallpaper from the Android Settings. First, swipe upon your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Apps screen,and then tap on Settings.Tap on the Settings app to open itIn the Settings, tap on Display.Tap on Wallpaper under Display settings.Tap on the type of wallpaper images that you want to use. We used Photos. Youmay also choose Live wallpapers or Wallpapers.Select the type of wallpaper you wantTap on a folder to open it. We tapped on Download to select a recentlydownloaded holiday wallpaper.Tapping on a folder opens itTap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to use as your Androidsmartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on an image to see it full screenYou get a preview of what the image looks like full screen.Tap on Set wallpaper to set it as your Android’s wallpaper.If you like the image, tap Set wallpaperChoose where you want the wallpaper to show: on your Home screen, your Lockscreen, or both.Tap which screen you want the wallpaper onThe wallpaper is instantly changed for the screen(s) you chose.

3. Change your Android wallpaper from the Photos app


If you don’t know exactly what you want, you can look around and set an imageas your wallpaper straight from the Photos app. To open the Photos app, swipeup from your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Appsscreen, and then tap on Photos.Select Photos to open the appWhen the Photos app opens, there are several tabs at the bottom of the screen.If you are thinking of an image from your photos, you need the Photos tab.Otherwise, go to Albums. We chose Albums to reach the images that fit ourChristmas spirit.Select a location with many potential wallpapers. We downloaded some merryimages, so we tapped on Download.Select the folder containing potential wallpapersTap on the thumbnail of an image to select it and open it full screen.Tap on an image that interests youYou can now see the image more clearly. If you can’t make up your mind, slideleft or right to view more images from that folder in full screen mode. Whenyou decide, access the contextual options for that image. Either swipe up ortap on the button that looks like three vertical dots from the upper rightcorner of your smartphone’s screen.Open the menu of an imageYou should now see a menu and some details about the image that you selected.In the menu at the bottom of your image, slide your finger to the left toscroll through the available options.Scroll through the menu with options for your imageTap on the Use as option.Select Use as from the menuYou are asked for a way to complete the action. Tap on Wallpaper.The image opens full screen again, but the option Set wallpaper is at the topof the screen. Tap on it.For the last step, you have to decide if you want this wallpaper on your Homescreen, your Lock screen, or both.Choose where to use your wallpaperThe setting is immediately applied, and you can see the new wallpaper on yourAndroid smartphone.As opposed to the two previous ways of changing your Android smartphone’swallpaper discussed above, the method illustrated in this section only appliesto static or regular wallpapers. You can not use it to select a Livewallpaper. To learn other ways of customizing your Android Home screen, read 7ways to personalize the home screen of your Android smartphone or tablet.

1. Change your Android wallpaper from the Home screen


The fastest and most straightforward way to change your Android wallpaper isfrom your smartphone’s Home screen. Tap and hold the wallpaper on your Homescreen to bring up a menu, and choose Wallpapers.Tap on Wallpapers from the Home screen menuChoose an app to complete the action. You can select one of the defaultWallpapers, one of the Live Wallpapers, or you can “Complete action usingPhotos” to set one of your pictures and saved images as your wallpaper. Tap onJust once if you want the option to select something different during thisstep, or Always if you plan to always use the same type of wallpaper images.We mostly use Photos, but we like to keep our options open, so we tapped onJust once.Choose an app to complete the actionOn the next screen, tap on the folder where the wallpaper image is stored.We recently downloaded some seasonal wallpapers, so we tapped on Download.Tap on the folder with the image you want to useWhen the folder opens, tap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to useas your smartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on the photo you want as your wallpaperThis gives you a preview of what the image looks like full screen. If you arehappy with it, tap on Set wallpaper.To use this image, tap Set wallpaperAndroid asks if you want the image as your wallpaper for the Home screen, theLock screen, or both. Tap on one of the options to apply the wallpaper to thatscreen.Select the screen(s) for your wallpaperThe wallpaper is instantly changed for your chosen screen(s).

2. Change your Android wallpaper from the Settings app


You can also change your wallpaper from the Android Settings. First, swipe upon your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Apps screen,and then tap on Settings.Tap on the Settings app to open itIn the Settings, tap on Display.Tap on Wallpaper under Display settings.Tap on the type of wallpaper images that you want to use. We used Photos. Youmay also choose Live wallpapers or Wallpapers.Select the type of wallpaper you wantTap on a folder to open it. We tapped on Download to select a recentlydownloaded holiday wallpaper.Tapping on a folder opens itTap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to use as your Androidsmartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on an image to see it full screenYou get a preview of what the image looks like full screen.Tap on Set wallpaper to set it as your Android’s wallpaper.If you like the image, tap Set wallpaperChoose where you want the wallpaper to show: on your Home screen, your Lockscreen, or both.Tap which screen you want the wallpaper onThe wallpaper is instantly changed for the screen(s) you chose.

3. Change your Android wallpaper from the Photos app


If you don’t know exactly what you want, you can look around and set an imageas your wallpaper straight from the Photos app. To open the Photos app, swipeup from your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Appsscreen, and then tap on Photos.Select Photos to open the appWhen the Photos app opens, there are several tabs at the bottom of the screen.If you are thinking of an image from your photos, you need the Photos tab.Otherwise, go to Albums. We chose Albums to reach the images that fit ourChristmas spirit.Select a location with many potential wallpapers. We downloaded some merryimages, so we tapped on Download.Select the folder containing potential wallpapersTap on the thumbnail of an image to select it and open it full screen.Tap on an image that interests youYou can now see the image more clearly. If you can’t make up your mind, slideleft or right to view more images from that folder in full screen mode. Whenyou decide, access the contextual options for that image. Either swipe up ortap on the button that looks like three vertical dots from the upper rightcorner of your smartphone’s screen.Open the menu of an imageYou should now see a menu and some details about the image that you selected.In the menu at the bottom of your image, slide your finger to the left toscroll through the available options.Scroll through the menu with options for your imageTap on the Use as option.Select Use as from the menuYou are asked for a way to complete the action. Tap on Wallpaper.The image opens full screen again, but the option Set wallpaper is at the topof the screen. Tap on it.For the last step, you have to decide if you want this wallpaper on your Homescreen, your Lock screen, or both.Choose where to use your wallpaperThe setting is immediately applied, and you can see the new wallpaper on yourAndroid smartphone.As opposed to the two previous ways of changing your Android smartphone’swallpaper discussed above, the method illustrated in this section only appliesto static or regular wallpapers. You can not use it to select a Livewallpaper. To learn other ways of customizing your Android Home screen, read 7ways to personalize the home screen of your Android smartphone or tablet.

1. Change your Android wallpaper from the Home screen


The fastest and most straightforward way to change your Android wallpaper isfrom your smartphone’s Home screen. Tap and hold the wallpaper on your Homescreen to bring up a menu, and choose Wallpapers.Tap on Wallpapers from the Home screen menuChoose an app to complete the action. You can select one of the defaultWallpapers, one of the Live Wallpapers, or you can “Complete action usingPhotos” to set one of your pictures and saved images as your wallpaper. Tap onJust once if you want the option to select something different during thisstep, or Always if you plan to always use the same type of wallpaper images.We mostly use Photos, but we like to keep our options open, so we tapped onJust once.Choose an app to complete the actionOn the next screen, tap on the folder where the wallpaper image is stored.We recently downloaded some seasonal wallpapers, so we tapped on Download.Tap on the folder with the image you want to useWhen the folder opens, tap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to useas your smartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on the photo you want as your wallpaperThis gives you a preview of what the image looks like full screen. If you arehappy with it, tap on Set wallpaper.To use this image, tap Set wallpaperAndroid asks if you want the image as your wallpaper for the Home screen, theLock screen, or both. Tap on one of the options to apply the wallpaper to thatscreen.Select the screen(s) for your wallpaperThe wallpaper is instantly changed for your chosen screen(s).

2. Change your Android wallpaper from the Settings app


You can also change your wallpaper from the Android Settings. First, swipe upon your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Apps screen,and then tap on Settings.Tap on the Settings app to open itIn the Settings, tap on Display.Tap on Wallpaper under Display settings.Tap on the type of wallpaper images that you want to use. We used Photos. Youmay also choose Live wallpapers or Wallpapers.Select the type of wallpaper you wantTap on a folder to open it. We tapped on Download to select a recentlydownloaded holiday wallpaper.Tapping on a folder opens itTap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to use as your Androidsmartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on an image to see it full screenYou get a preview of what the image looks like full screen.Tap on Set wallpaper to set it as your Android’s wallpaper.If you like the image, tap Set wallpaperChoose where you want the wallpaper to show: on your Home screen, your Lockscreen, or both.Tap which screen you want the wallpaper onThe wallpaper is instantly changed for the screen(s) you chose.

3. Change your Android wallpaper from the Photos app


If you don’t know exactly what you want, you can look around and set an imageas your wallpaper straight from the Photos app. To open the Photos app, swipeup from your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Appsscreen, and then tap on Photos.Select Photos to open the appWhen the Photos app opens, there are several tabs at the bottom of the screen.If you are thinking of an image from your photos, you need the Photos tab.Otherwise, go to Albums. We chose Albums to reach the images that fit ourChristmas spirit.Select a location with many potential wallpapers. We downloaded some merryimages, so we tapped on Download.Select the folder containing potential wallpapersTap on the thumbnail of an image to select it and open it full screen.Tap on an image that interests youYou can now see the image more clearly. If you can’t make up your mind, slideleft or right to view more images from that folder in full screen mode. Whenyou decide, access the contextual options for that image. Either swipe up ortap on the button that looks like three vertical dots from the upper rightcorner of your smartphone’s screen.Open the menu of an imageYou should now see a menu and some details about the image that you selected.In the menu at the bottom of your image, slide your finger to the left toscroll through the available options.Scroll through the menu with options for your imageTap on the Use as option.Select Use as from the menuYou are asked for a way to complete the action. Tap on Wallpaper.The image opens full screen again, but the option Set wallpaper is at the topof the screen. Tap on it.For the last step, you have to decide if you want this wallpaper on your Homescreen, your Lock screen, or both.Choose where to use your wallpaperThe setting is immediately applied, and you can see the new wallpaper on yourAndroid smartphone.As opposed to the two previous ways of changing your Android smartphone’swallpaper discussed above, the method illustrated in this section only appliesto static or regular wallpapers. You can not use it to select a Livewallpaper. To learn other ways of customizing your Android Home screen, read 7ways to personalize the home screen of your Android smartphone or tablet.

1. Change your Android wallpaper from the Home screen


The fastest and most straightforward way to change your Android wallpaper isfrom your smartphone’s Home screen. Tap and hold the wallpaper on your Homescreen to bring up a menu, and choose Wallpapers.Tap on Wallpapers from the Home screen menuChoose an app to complete the action. You can select one of the defaultWallpapers, one of the Live Wallpapers, or you can “Complete action usingPhotos” to set one of your pictures and saved images as your wallpaper. Tap onJust once if you want the option to select something different during thisstep, or Always if you plan to always use the same type of wallpaper images.We mostly use Photos, but we like to keep our options open, so we tapped onJust once.Choose an app to complete the actionOn the next screen, tap on the folder where the wallpaper image is stored.We recently downloaded some seasonal wallpapers, so we tapped on Download.Tap on the folder with the image you want to useWhen the folder opens, tap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to useas your smartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on the photo you want as your wallpaperThis gives you a preview of what the image looks like full screen. If you arehappy with it, tap on Set wallpaper.To use this image, tap Set wallpaperAndroid asks if you want the image as your wallpaper for the Home screen, theLock screen, or both. Tap on one of the options to apply the wallpaper to thatscreen.Select the screen(s) for your wallpaperThe wallpaper is instantly changed for your chosen screen(s).

2. Change your Android wallpaper from the Settings app


You can also change your wallpaper from the Android Settings. First, swipe upon your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Apps screen,and then tap on Settings.Tap on the Settings app to open itIn the Settings, tap on Display.Tap on Wallpaper under Display settings.Tap on the type of wallpaper images that you want to use. We used Photos. Youmay also choose Live wallpapers or Wallpapers.Select the type of wallpaper you wantTap on a folder to open it. We tapped on Download to select a recentlydownloaded holiday wallpaper.Tapping on a folder opens itTap on the thumbnail of the photo that you want to use as your Androidsmartphone’s wallpaper.Tap on an image to see it full screenYou get a preview of what the image looks like full screen.Tap on Set wallpaper to set it as your Android’s wallpaper.If you like the image, tap Set wallpaperChoose where you want the wallpaper to show: on your Home screen, your Lockscreen, or both.Tap which screen you want the wallpaper onThe wallpaper is instantly changed for the screen(s) you chose.

3. Change your Android wallpaper from the Photos app


If you don’t know exactly what you want, you can look around and set an imageas your wallpaper straight from the Photos app. To open the Photos app, swipeup from your Home screen or tap the All apps button to open the All Appsscreen, and then tap on Photos.Select Photos to open the appWhen the Photos app opens, there are several tabs at the bottom of the screen.If you are thinking of an image from your photos, you need the Photos tab.Otherwise, go to Albums. We chose Albums to reach the images that fit ourChristmas spirit.Select a location with many potential wallpapers. We downloaded some merryimages, so we tapped on Download.Select the folder containing potential wallpapersTap on the thumbnail of an image to select it and open it full screen.Tap on an image that interests youYou can now see the image more clearly. If you can’t make up your mind, slideleft or right to view more images from that folder in full screen mode. Whenyou decide, access the contextual options for that image. Either swipe up ortap on the button that looks like three vertical dots from the upper rightcorner of your smartphone’s screen.Open the menu of an imageYou should now see a menu and some details about the image that you selected.In the menu at the bottom of your image, slide your finger to the left toscroll through the available options.Scroll through the menu with options for your imageTap on the Use as option.Select Use as from the menuYou are asked for a way to complete the action. Tap on Wallpaper.The image opens full screen again, but the option Set wallpaper is at the topof the screen. Tap on it.For the last step, you have to decide if you want this wallpaper on your Homescreen, your Lock screen, or both.Choose where to use your wallpaperThe setting is immediately applied, and you can see the new wallpaper on yourAndroid smartphone.As opposed to the two previous ways of changing your Android smartphone’swallpaper discussed above, the method illustrated in this section only appliesto static or regular wallpapers. You can not use it to select a Livewallpaper. To learn other ways of customizing your Android Home screen, read 7ways to personalize the home screen of your Android smartphone or tablet.”

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