Tag Archive: Wallpaper


A ‘cursed’ wallpaper could crash your phone with its color profile

An improperly coded image can somehow crash the Android System UI.

WARNING!!!Never set this picture as wallpaper, especially for Samsung mobile phone users!It will cause your phone to crash!Don’t try it!If someone sends you this picture, please ignore it. pic.twitter.com/rVbozJdhkL

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) May 31, 2020

What you need to know There’s a photo of a sunset making the rounds because when set as a wallpaper, it will brick some Android phones. The image has an  [Read More…]

It’s easy to change your background wallpaper in a Zoom call

Hide that messy room!

Now that we’re all pretty much either working from home or working with a distributed team, I think it’s safe to say that most of us have participated in a video call, and chances are, that video call was via Zoom. You may have even been jealous of those techy types that figured out early on how to change their video background to some exotic location or silly photo. Whatever they chose, it  [Read More…]

Windows 10 Your Phone app now syncs your battery level and wallpaper

It’s the little things that matter.

What you need to know The Your Phone app now syncs the battery level and wallpaper from your phone. You’ll now see a battery indicator in the upper-right of the Windows 10 app. Wallpaper sync means that the virtual phone displayed in the Windows 10 app will match your phone’s actual wallpaper.

Microsoft has been gradually building out the features of its Your Phone app over the past several months, most  [Read More…]

Changing your wallpaper on Android is a breeze

One of the easiest ways to add your own personal flair to your new Android phone is by setting your own custom wallpaper. You’re able to choose from the selection of default wallpapers that came with the phone, or use a photo from your gallery or download a cool wallpaper. Diving into your phone’s settings lets you set a custom image for both the lock screen and home screen together or individually, but the process for swapping in  [Read More…]

Make your Chromebook feel like home with a new wallpaper

When using a Chromebook, you may notice that your desktop isn’t used in quite the same way as it is on a Windows or MacOS laptop. While other systems let you use the desktop as a dumping ground for all your documents and application shortcuts, Chrome has your desktop clean, clear, and used for only one thing: your wallpaper. As such, your wallpaper is more important than ever, and here’s how to set one you actually like on  [Read More…]

Put some love on your wallpaper this Valentine’s Day! ❤️

Whether you’ll be spending Valentine’s Day with your special someone or blissfully single, there’s no denying that there’s love in the air. In the dark and cold of February, we could all use a little warmth and sweetness in our lives, and we could some on our home screens, too! Put a little love in your heart and your Android with these wallpapers.

Brains and beauty Interstellar Heart III by VessDSign

This geometric, gradient-filled heart is  [Read More…]

Your super phone deserves a super wallpaper for Super Bowl Sunday

It’s that time of year, folks! Big-screens are on sale, snack food is everywhere, commercials get absolutely insane — seriously, Skittles, a musical?? — and team pride goes into overdrive. The Patriots are no strangers to the Super Bowl; I still remember building a full-blown theme two years ago. This year, however, we have some new blood with the Los Angeles Rams, and that’s great news for me because it means I get to go hunt down new wallpapers! Here  [Read More…]

Bring the beauty of nature to your wallpaper this Earth Day

Happy Earth Day!

This oft-ignored holiday deserves better than to be relegated to documentary films and the occasional tree-planting! This is the only life-sustaining planet we’ve got (for now), and it’s our job to love and protect our home planet. There are plenty of charities that you can donate to, such as the World Wildlife Fund and the aptly-named Earth Day Network, and you should consider using Amazon Smile so that every time you buy a new  [Read More…]

LWP+ lets you force Android 8.1 Oreo’s dark theme with any wallpaper

Because who doesn’t want dark mode all the time?

Google introduced a lot of fun software goodies with the Pixel 2, one of which is a dark theme that can be enabled depending on which wallpaper you’re rocking. If you add a dark enough wallpaper to your home screen, Android’s stark white paint job in the quick settings, app drawer, folder backgrounds, and Google Feed page is replaced with a sleek, dark/black look.

This is a great  [Read More…]

Put some love on your wallpaper this Valentine’s Day! ❤️

Wallpapers to make you say “So this is love.”

Whether you’ll be spending Valentine’s Day with your special someone or blissfully single, there’s no denying that there’s love in the air. In the dark and cold of February, we could all use a little warmth and sweetness in our lives, and we could some on our home screens, too! Put a little love in your heart and your Android with these wallpapers.

Heart wallpapers  [Read More…]