Windows 10 – Change the Background

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How to Change the Background in Windows 10

If you don’t love the default background that Windows 10 comes with you can change it to any photo within Windows or one of your own.  This is the best way to customize your computer to make it your own.  Here is how to change the background:

Steps to Change the Background

  1. Click on the Windows icon in the lower left of your screen right next to the search bar.
  2. Click on Settings in the list on the left.
  3. Click on Personalization, on the list.change the background
  4. Click on Background. The background page will come up that will allow you to preview your background picture and allows you choose from different photos or your own photos for your desktop background.
  5. Click on the box underneath Background to choose between a picture, solid color, or slideshow for your background.
  1. Underneath Choose your picture, click on one of the options or click Browse to choose one from your computer. Click on whatever photo you want and it will appear as your desktop background.
  1. If you don’t like the layout of the photo you can click on the box underneath Choose a fit to choose between fill, fit, stretch, tile, or center options for your background.


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Tech Blogger and YouTube Tutorial Creator, Jesse holds several college degrees in Computer Science & Engineering along with degrees in Business Management and Marketing. With over 22 years of experience with computers and programming, Jesse enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world.

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