Windows 10: I can't change my background picture

Discus and support I can't change my background picture in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hi! I've been doing research how to change my background picture because I'm having problems with it. I was able to change it freely before. When I'm... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Ya Cheng, Sep 24, 2020.

  1. Ya Cheng Win User

    I can't change my background picture


    Hi! I've been doing research how to change my background picture because I'm having problems with it. I was able to change it freely before. When I'm on the settings and on the personalization page, I try to browse for a picture and select it. The background just changes to the color black. I have tried the following solutions in this thread,


    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/cant-change-desktop-background/8d3149a8-b34d-4407-935b-1c088d825906


    But nothing happened and the results are still the same. I don't have windows pro version pretty sure of that.

    :)
     
    Ya Cheng, Sep 24, 2020
    #1

  2. changing the background images

    Hi,

    In order to help you better, could you please confirm a couple of things.

    • Have you made any changes on the computer prior to the issue?
    • Are you referring to desktop background image or lock screen image?

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to change the background picture and check if it helps.

    • In the search type as ‘Settings’ and click on it.
    • Select ‘Personalization’, under ‘Background’ option select as ‘Picture’.
    • Under ‘Choose your picture’ select any picture accordingly or you can browse the picture from your computer.

    You may refer to the below link and check if it helps.

    Change desktop background and colors

    Please get back to us with an update on this issue, we will be happy to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Karthicka_R, Sep 24, 2020
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  3. Changing the background in Windows 10 from picture foders created on the hard drive?

    Hi,

    Sorry for the delay in response



    I would suggest you to try the following steps:






    • Open Desktop Background by right clicking on the desktop clicking Personalization

    • Click the picture or color that you want to use for your desktop background.

    • If the picture you want to use isn't in the list of desktop background pictures, click an item in the Picture location list to see other categories, or click Browse to search for the picture on your computer.
      When you find the picture that you want, double-click it. It will become your desktop background.




    Hope this helps.
     
    Waseemulla S, Sep 24, 2020
    #3
  4. I can't change my background picture

    change size of background wall paper+it is a custon wallpaper(my picture)

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps you to
    change size of background wall paper.

    a) Right click on the desktop screen.

    b) Select personalize and click on Desktop Background at the bottom of the screen.

    c) Select the image and change the picture position to Centre from the drop down list.

    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Anju Thekkethil, Sep 24, 2020
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