Change the wallpaper in Windows 11

Wallpaper is one of the easiest ways to personalize a Windows 11 computer to the maximum. To change it, just right-click on an empty spot on the desktop. Choose in the context menu Personalize.

Open personalization optionsOpen personalization options

You’ll quickly be taken to the Personalize section in System Preferences. If you want to quickly change the wallpaper, click on one of the six default themes at the top of this screen. Otherwise use the button Background.

Switch to a preset wallpaperSwitch to a preset wallpaper

choose Pictureto choose your own picture.

Use a background imageUse a background image

You do this with the button Browse photos search. If you click on it, the file browser will open and you can choose your favorite picture.

Search for images in the calculatorSearch for images in the calculator

choose under Choose a fit for your desktop image the customization you want for your background image. If you want a more aesthetic result, the option is recommended Fillwhich fills the entire screen.

Fine adjustment for the screen backgroundFine adjustment for the screen background

Windows also allows you to use a solid color as wallpaper. Just choose the option Solid color from the drop down menu. Below is a selection of colors that you can use as wallpaper. If for some reason you don’t like any of them, you press the button View colorsto choose a custom color.

Monochrome screen backgroundMonochrome screen background

Finally, you have the option to display a slide show

Use a slideshow as wallpaper in Windows 11Use a slideshow as wallpaper in Windows 11

If you select them you will see some interesting options like the following:

  • Change picture every. This option lets you specify how often you want Windows to switch slides.
  • Shuffle the picture order. The order of the images is shuffled.
  • Let slideshow run even if I’m on battery power. Disable slideshow when battery is low.
  • Choose a fit for your desktop image. Allows you to adjust the frames of the images.

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