How to change desktop background and setup slideshow on Windows 10?

Windows 10 ships with various settings to customize the appearance to make the desktop and apps look better. You can change the desktop background with a custom image or download a Microsoft Store theme to customize Windows 10. Windows 10 also offers the desktop slideshow, which means wallpaper will keep changing automatically. You can adjust a variety of settings to change the entire look and feel of Windows 10. In this post, we will learn to change the desktop background on Windows 10.

How to change desktop background on Windows 10?

Step 1. To change the Windows 10 desktop background, press the start button and type settings.

 

Step 2. Double-click on Settings to open the Settings app.

Step 3. Click on Personalization under the Settings window.

 

Step 4. Click on Background.

 

Step 5. Under the “Background” drop-down menu, select the Picture option. Under “Choose your picture,” click the Browse button and select the image from your PC.

 

Step 6. You can use the “Choose a fit” drop-down menu, to select the fit that best suits the images:

  • Fill
  • Fit
  • Stretch
  • Center
  • Span
Step 7. You can also choose a background color for your image if your selected image does not cover the full screen of your desktop.

How to set up a desktop slideshow on Windows 10?

Step 1. To set the desktop slideshow on Windows 10, press the start button and type settings.

 

Step 2. Double-click on Settings to open the Settings app.

Step 3. Click on Personalization under the Settings window.

 

Step 4. Click on Background.

 

Step 5. Under the “Background” drop-down menu, select the Slideshow option.

 

Step 6. Now, click the Browse button to select the picture collection folder, which you want to set as a desktop slideshow.

 

Step 7. You can use the drop-down menu of “Change picture every” to select how often images should rotate.

Step 8. You can turn on the Shuffle toggle switch to show images in random order.

Step 9. You can use the “Choose a fit” drop-down menu, to select the fit that best suits the images:

  • Fill
  • Fit
  • Stretch
  • Center
  • Span
Once you have completed the above steps, you will have a desktop slideshow of selected images in specified time intervals.

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