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How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10

Well, there are many ways via which you can change your desktop wallpaper in Windows 10 using Settings, Control Panel etc. and today we are going to discuss all such ways. The default wallpaper which comes with Windows 10 is very nice but still from time to time you stumble upon a wallpaper or image which you wish to set as your desktop background on your PC. Personalization is one of the important features of Windows 10, which let you change the visual aspects of Windows according to users specifications.

How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10

With the introduction of Windows 10, the classic Personalization window (Control Panel) has been dropped, and now Windows 10 opens Personalization in Settings app instead. Anyway, without wasting any time, let’s see How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10 with the help of the below-listed tutorial.

How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10 Settings App

1. Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on Personalization.

Open the Window Settings and then click on Personalization | How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10

2. From the left-hand menu, click on Background.

3. Now in the right-hand window pane, select Picture from Background drop-down menu.

Select Picture from Background drop-down menu

4. Next, under “Choose your pictureselect any one of the five recent pictures or if you need to set any other image as desktop wallpaper then click on Browse.

Click on Browse

5. Navigate to the image you want to set as desktop wallpaper, select it, and click on Choose picture.

Navigate to the image you want to set as desktop wallpaper

6.Next, under “Choose a fit” select the appropriate fit for your display.

Under Choose a fit, you can choose fill, fit, stretch, tile, center, or span on your displays

Method 2: Change Desktop Wallpaper in Control Panel

1. Press Windows Key + R then type the following command and hit Enter:

explorer shell:::{ED834ED6-4B5A-4bfe-8F11-A626DCB6A921} -Microsoft.Personalization\pageWallpaper

Change Desktop Wallpaper in Control Panel | How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10

2. Now from the picture location drop-down select the images folder or if you want to include any other folder (where you have your desktop wallpaper) then click on Browse.

From the picture location drop-down select the images folder or click Browse

3. Next, navigate to and select the picture folder location and click OK.

Navigate to and select the picture folder location and click OK

4. Click on the image you want to set as desktop wallpaper then from picture position drop-down select the fit you want to set for your display.

Click on the image which you want to set as desktop wallpaper

5. Once you have selected the image, click on Save changes.

6. Close everything and restart your PC.

This is How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10, but if you still face some issues, skip this method and follow the next one.

Method 3: Change Desktop Wallpaper in File Explorer

1. Open This PC or press Windows Key + E to open File Explorer.

2. Navigate to the folder where you have the image which you want to set as Desktop Wallpaper.

3. Once inside the folder, right-click on the image and select “Set as desktop background“.

Right-click on the image and select Set as desktop background

4. Close the File Explorer then see your changes.

Method 4: Set up Desktop Slideshow

1. Right-click on the desktop in an empty area then selects Personalize.

Right-click on Desktop and select Personalize | How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10

2. Now, under Background drop-down, select Slideshow.

Now under Background drop-down select Slideshow

3. Under “Choose albums for your slideshow” click on Browse.

Under Choose albums for your slideshow click on Browse

4. Navigate to and select the folder which contains all the images for slideshow then clicks “Choose this folder“.

Select the folder which contains all the images for slideshow then click Choose this folder

5. Now to change the slideshow interval time, select the time interval from the “Change picture every” drop-down.

6. You can enable the toggle for Shuffle and also disable the slideshow on the battery if you want.

Change the slideshow interval time, enable or disable shuffle, disable slideshow on battery

7. Select the fit for your display, then close everything and restart your PC.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Change Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 10 but if you still have any queries regarding this tutorial then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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