How to set different wallpaper on different desktops on Windows 11?

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Windows 11 has been announced with several new features and a revamped design. Snap Layout, redesigned widgets, new Startup sound, Centered Taskbar, etc., are an example of new features of Windows 11. If you frequently use multiple desktops on your PC, you would be glad to know that now you can set different wallpaper on different desktops on Windows 11. That means if you have created two desktops (e.g., one for work and the other for gaming), and you would like to set two different wallpapers on both displays, you can do that. Windows 11 provides a feature to set a different wallpaper for each desktop.

Windows 11 allows you to create multiple desktops on your PC. But, by default, it displays the original wallpaper as the desktop background across all the desktops. However, it is possible to change the wallpaper for each desktop separately, if you want.

Although setting different pictures as the desktop background is possible on Windows 11, but with a limitation. You cannot set an image on one desktop and solid color or slideshow on another desktop.

Windows 11 is still under development, and if you want to install it on your Windows or Mac machine, you should check the minimum requirement to install it. To install Windows 11 on your PC, apart from the normal requirement that was mandatory for Windows 10 installation, your PC should support Secure Boot and TPM 2.0 chip on UEFI/BIOS. You can check your PC if it supports Windows 11 by running the Microsoft PC Health Check tool. If your PC does not meet the minimum requirement to install Windows 11, that means, if your computer does not support Secure Boot and TPM 2.0, you can still install it on your old PC. You can create a bootable USB flash drive by bypassing Secure Boot and TPM 2.0. It is now also possible to install Windows 11 on a virtual machine by bypassing both these hardware enforcement.

How to set different wallpaper on different desktops on Windows 11?

To set different wallpaper on different desktops on Windows 11, you need to perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Click on the Task View icon from the Taskbar or press Windows logo + Tab from the keyboard to see all the created desktop.

Step 2. Right-click on any available desktop and then select Choose background option.

Step 3. Once you complete the above steps, it will open Settings > Personalization > Background.

Alternatively, press Windows + I keys simultaneously to open Windows Settings. Navigate to Personalization > Background. Here, you can set the desktop wallpaper.

Right-click on any image that you want to set as desktop background. Select the “Set for desktop” option from the pop-up menu and then choose your desired desktop to apply the wallpaper.

To select a custom wallpaper, you can click on the Browse photos button, select the image, and perform the same steps as above to set it as the desktop background. Furthermore, if you close any desktop, Wallpaper will be removed from that desktop. If you create the desktop again, you need to set the wallpaper or desktop background again.

I hope this helps.

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