How to Change Wallpaper on Windows 11/10?

Windows 11 releases new and improved visual aesthetics and usability. Windows 11 also includes a collection of new wallpapers and themes. When you first sign in, you start with a new default wallpaper: a blue abstract flower shape that pays homage to the royal blue color scheme of Windows 10. As beautiful as the new default wallpapers are, you can’t look at the same wallpapers forever; at some point, you will want to change your desktop wallpaper to the one you like. However, changing wallpaper in Windows 11 makes your computer or device genuinely unique.

Here, you see a lot of Windows 11 desktop wallpaper, so choosing something you like is essential. Windows 11 lets you set a custom wallpaper, solid color, or slideshow for your desktop background. In this risewindows article, we will guide you on changing a Wallpaper of your choice. There are several easy ways to change your desktop background in Windows 11. Alternatively, you can go to the “Personalization” settings directly from the desktop by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting the “Personalize” option from the context menu.

There are two simple ways to change or set a new Wallpaper on Windows 11/10 desktop. These are the following:-

  • By right-clicking on Image
  • Through the Settings app

How to change or set Wallpaper in Windows 11/10 by right-clicking on an Image/Picture?

If you want to know how to change the background in Windows 11 as quickly as possible, the answer is the right-click or context menu. First, find the image you want to use on your computer or device, and right-click or long-press on it. Then click or tap “Set as desktop background” on the context menu.

Also, you can change the desktop background image on Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 7 using this method,

How to change or set Wallpaper in Windows 11 through the Settings app?

Step 1. First, click on the Start button from the Taskbar and then click on the Settings gear icon.

Step 2. Now, in the Settings window, click on the Personalization from the left side pane, and on the right of it, click on the “Browse photos” next to the “Choose a photo” option.

Step 3. Then, on the upcoming window, select the image from your PC that you want to set as desktop background and click the “Choose picture” button.

Now you can close the Settings app. The selected image will apply as Windows 11 desktop background.

Where is the location of the Windows 11 Wallpaper?

You must navigate to the default Windows wallpaper location to access the default wallpapers, i.e., at C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper on Windows 11. Here, you will find five subfolders containing Windows 11 wallpapers, which means they divide into 5 categories:-

  • Captured Motion
  • Flow
  • Sunrise
  • Windows

Open any folder here and use the wallpaper of your choice. The default Windows wallpapers are of 4K size, which is 3840×2400.

Also, some other wallpapers are available in folder C:\Windows\Web\touchkeyboard. Even these wallpapers are of small size (2736×1539). None of these Windows 11 wallpaper images are remarkable to use the Windows logo. Most of the wallpapers have options for both light and dark themes.

How to change or set Wallpaper in Windows 10 through the Settings app?

It may be the suitable method if you wish to change/set a new Wallpaper and want a few customizations. Do the following steps:-

Step 1. First, click on the Start button from the Taskbar and then click on the Settings gear icon.

Step 2. Now, click on the Personalization category on the Settings window that appears.

Step 3. Then, in the Personalization, select Background from the left pane, and on the right of it, click the Browser button.

Step 4. After that, select the desired image from your PC and click the “Choose picture” button.

Now, you can close the Settings app. The selected picture will apply as a desktop background immediately.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this article will be helpful to you.

Good luck & stay healthy, guys.

Also, read How to Change Wallpaper in Windows 11 without Activation?

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