How To Change Wallpaper On Chromebook?

Tired of seeing the same home screen wallpaper every day? Here's how to change it.

how to change wallpaper on Chromebook
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One of the first things you might feel like doing on your new, shiny Chromebook is changing the wallpaper to make the device feel like your own. Changing your Chromebook wallpaper is pretty straightforward. In this article, let’s look at how to change the wallpaper on Chromebook to customize it.

You can either choose from the pre-included wallpapers, which are some of the best wallpapers that you’ll find (Props to Google’s digital artists for their wonderful designs), download images, or use photos as wallpapers.

Change wallpaper on Chromebook

1. Right-click on the home screen to reveal the menu.

2. Click on “Set Wallpaper.”

set wallpaper chromebook

3. A new window containing different Chrome OS wallpaper libraries will appear.

Chromebook all wallpapers

4. Click on the library and click on the image to set it as wallpaper.

5. Additionally, if you don’t like changing wallpapers every day, you can click on the “Change daily” option.

Change wallpaper daily

How to set custom wallpaper on Chromebook

1. To set the image as wallpaper on Chromebook, head over to the wallpaper section.

2. Click on “My Images.”

Chromebook my images

3. Click on the image that you want to set as wallpaper.

Select an image to set it as a wallpaper

How to change wallpaper on Chromebook from files

There’s also a way to set a wallpaper without opening the wallpaper window.

1. Head over to the location of your image.

2. Right-click on the image to reveal options.

3. Find and click on “Set as wallpaper.”

Set as wallpaper from the files app

If you recently bought a Chromebook, share your experience with Chrome OS in the comments section below. Confused if you should buy a Chromebook or not? Make sure to read our “5 reasons you should by a Chromebook and 3 reasons why you shouldn’t” article to make a better buying decision. If you’re aiming for a Windows-esque feel, you might want to try the latest Windows 11 wallpapers.

Abubakar Mohammed

Abubakar Mohammed

Abubakar is a Linux and Tech Writer. Hailing from a Computer Science background, the start of his love for Tech dates back to 2011, when he was gifted a Dell Inspiron 5100. When he's not covering Tech, you'll find him binge-watching anime and Tech content on YouTube or hunting heads in competitive FPS games. You can also find his work on Android Police and How-To Geek.
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