How to change the wallpaper on the Samsung Galaxy S

How to 10:47, Jul 30 2010

We show you how to set a custom picture as the background on your Samsung Galaxy S

Are you tired of the standard, boring wallpaper on your Samsung Galaxy S? We don't blame you.

Everyone needs a change from time to time and luckily for you, changing wallpapers on the Galaxy S couldn't be easier.

There are two different ways to achieve a wallpaper change. We'll show you both of them in this guide.

From the home screen:

You can actually access your wallpaper image right from the home screen. This is the quickest and easiest way to do it.

  1. Touch and hold the screen somewhere where there are no widgets or app icons
  2. An Add to Home screen pop-up will appear - tap the Wallpapers option
  3. You will then be presented with a Select wallpaper from window - choose Live wallpapers, Media gallery, Wallpaper gallery or Wallpapers
  4. For Live wallpapers:
    1. Scroll to a live wallpaper that you want to use, and tap it
    2. If you're satisfied with your selection, tap Set wallpaper
  5. For Media gallery:
    1. Your picture folders will be displayed on the screen - select the folder containing the picture you want to use for your wallpaper
    2. Tap on the image you want to set as your wallpaper
    3. You will be presented with your chosen picture on the screen with a colored cropping square on it
    4. Touch and drag any of the four sides of the square to resize the area of the image to be used for your wallpaper
    5. Once you're satisfied, tap Save
  6. For Wallpaper Gallery or Wallpapers:
    1. Scroll through the images until you find the image that you want to use
    2. Once you select an image, tap Set wallpaper

From the settings menu:

  1. Tap the applications launcher from the home screen
  2. Tap the Settings icons
  3. Tap Personalize
  4. Tap the Home wallpaper option
  5. Continue from Step 2 of the From the home screen option

It's that easy! You now have a fresh new wallpaper configured on your Samsung Galaxy S.


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