Windows 10: Choosing pictures for desktop background from downloaded Microsoft themes

Discus and support Choosing pictures for desktop background from downloaded Microsoft themes in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I used to be able to see all the pictures in a downloaded theme and then select the ones I wanted in the slideshow. I don't seem to be able to do that... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by PatientApple2, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Choosing pictures for desktop background from downloaded Microsoft themes


    I used to be able to see all the pictures in a downloaded theme and then select the ones I wanted in the slideshow. I don't seem to be able to do that anymore and would like to be able to select the ones I want or create my own from several themes and/or pictures from those themes.


    Anyone able to help me with this?

    :)
     
    PatientApple2, Aug 10, 2018
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  2. schadbou Win User

    Desktop Background Picture resets on restart to unsaved theme

    Steps I take on new Windows 10 machine that only has Office 365 E3 installed (All four of the last machines I've set up have same issue, new HP Probooks).

    1. Right click desktop, choose personalize

    2. Choose Picture from Background dropdown

    3. Browse to Pictures and choose picture for background

    4. Click Themes on Settings page, then Theme settings

    5. Save newly created picture theme under "My Themes"

    6. Check to make sure it shows on Desktop Background.

    7. Restart machine.


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    On restart the Background is solid color black again and in My Themes there is a newly created unsaved theme. Every. Time. It doesn't matter if I choose a default picture that came with the machine or one of my own. The Theme and Background will always
    reset on restart.

    I even just tested this trying to use a Window Default Theme. That one won't stick either on restart. It continues to go back to an Unsaved Theme with solid black background.
     
    schadbou, Aug 10, 2018
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  3. The desktop background feature is not visable on the personalization page. I want to create a theme with and slideshow of pictures. Can someone list the steps?

    <Original title: Creating theme>

    The desktop background feature is not visable on the personalization page. I want to create a theme with and slideshow of pictures. Can someone list the steps?
     
    PandaBunniKat, Aug 10, 2018
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  4. Choosing pictures for desktop background from downloaded Microsoft themes

    ADULT THEMES

    Hi,

    We would like to ask some questions to know the best possible resolution.

    • Have you tried changing the Theme settings? If no, kindly follow these steps:
    • On the Search box, type Change the theme and select the best match.
    • Try to choose from Windows Default Themes.
    • Click on Desktop Background.
    • Click on Browse to choose for preferred desktop background.
    • Click on Choose picture.
    • Did you make any changes before the issue started?
    We look forward to your reply.
     
    Nathaniel Mon, Aug 10, 2018
    #4
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