The image displayed in the background on the home screen of an Android device.

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Is there an easy way to get monochromatic (or just black) wallpaper in Android? [duplicate]

Unless I'm missing something obvious, none of my phones since Droid X came with a normal, monochromatic black or dark grey wallpaper available. Is there an easy way to get that done short of finding ...
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I can't edit or crop my phone's home display wallpaper on portrait mode

Device: Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 Why can't I edit or crop images or photos in portrait format on my phone? What do I do to fix this issue? When I try to change the home display wallpaper of my phone, ...
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How to remove an image saved as wallpaper from lock screen android 4.4.2

Micromax Canvas 2 colors with android 4.4.2 is my first smart phone and im finding my way around slowly. Please can someone urgently help with my issue below? Recently i saw an image on a website of ...
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How to make lock and home screen backgrounds separate

I have a Moto G 2014, and it's running 4.4.4. I cannot seem to find away to get my lock screen and home screen wallpapers different from each other. How can I go about doing this? I haven't rooted ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.7" home screen wallpaper

My mum has just got the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.7" and was trying to set a photo as the home screen page. She did this but all it displayed was the middle section of the photo missing out the two grid ...
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Why does my phone reset the wallpaper to this CyanogenMod default image?

Note II - CM11 Nightly - KitKat 4.4.2 Every now and then, my phone will reset the wallpaper to this default one. It happens randomly and not even after a boot or any state changing event. It could ...
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Set background to fill single screen on galaxy nexus

Currently galaxy nexus fits my image for all 5 of my screens, but I want my image to fill the whole screen, on every screen, so when u scroll between screens its the same background, and its the full ...
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Unlock to different background images

Is there a way to set up Android's "Slide" lock screen in such a way that swiping to different directions changes the background image to a specific image? Such as, swipe left for a personal image, ...
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How to set a really wide home screen that scrolls

How do I set a really wide home screen as the home screen that as you swipe from page to page the background scrolls with it. I swear it used to do this or I'm imagining it did. Samsung Galaxy S6, ...
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Set wallpaper and lock screen's background as two different photos?

Current when I choose a photo to be set as wallpaper, my lock screen's background is automatically changed to be this new one. I want the lockscreen to keep its old background, how can I do that? ...
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Different lock and homescreen wallpapers on O+ 8.6?

I have O+ 8.6 running Android 4.0 ICS. Everytime I change the wallpaper, both lock and homescreen will have the same wallpapers, it doesn't give me choices if I wanted to use it as a lock or ...
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Problem with setting wallpaper in Google Launcher (antialiasing high res image)

I've made wallpaper in Photoshop. Original size is 1242x2208 (iPhone 6+ size). And imported to my phone, which has 480x854 (Android 5.0.2) When I try to set wallpaper, preview looks good – but after ...
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“Unable to Load Photo” when setting image as wallpaper via Google Photos

Trying to change my wallpaper from the android Settings app, I tap 'From Gallery' on the film strip at the bottom which launches Google Photos. From there I select the photo I want, and it returns to ...
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How do I get my wallpaper to stop moving?

I just changed my background on my home screen on my Galaxy S4 and every time I scroll to a different page the picture moves. How do I get this to stop?
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Different wallpaper for portrait and landscape

I used an iPad some years ago and it had an option to choose different images in portrait and landscape mode. I am on a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 with Cyanognmod and I also use a OnePlus 2. I am ...
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What is the default resolution of a wallpaper that fits the homescreen exactly in an Android phone?

On an Android phone the wallpaper spans across all of the home screens. So what size should pictures be to fit properly as custom wallpapers?
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Why doesn't my wallpaper scroll?

At first, my question was why I had to crop my wallpaper wider than it seemed to be, but I saw that that question was already asked and answered here: Setting wallpaper - wrong orientation So now my ...
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Setting wallpaper - wrong orientation

I'm trying to set the wallpaper on my Nexus7, and no matter what I try, the blue "crop" widget that lets you specify the area of the image that is the wallpaper is always in the wrong orientation. So ...
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How to set a lossless quality wallpaper?

I'm trying to set a .png file I had prepared myself as the wallpaper, but the thing apparently (as in EVIDENTLY) gets converted to a .jpg. It strikes me odd google.com has nothing on this issue, ...
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Current wallpaper location path

I've got Samsung A3 Android version 5.0.2 (lollipop) and some time ago I installed few live wallpapers but they are not showing in installed apps so I can't uninstall them. With WiFi Transfer app I ...
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cant changing background wallpaper..?

I installed NOKIA Z LAUNCHER & then installed PICTURESQUE LOCK SCREEN..after I set a Bing Wallpaper from that lockscreen..after 2 days(today)when I tried to change the wallppr, it changed bt ...
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How to switch between scrolling and static wallpapers?

Two days ago I was a happy scroller, but the all of a sudden its just static, it switched into portrait mode. I've read over the internet that there are some apps to scroll, but I was wondering that, ...
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How to set a solid color wallpaper?

My android comes with 3 different solid wallpapers. I have found more in the market but its paid. How to get a black wallpaper for free?
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Where does the 'set as wallpaper' feature save your picture in Gingerbread (2.3)?

I had an image from a website which I set as my background inside the browser. I am wondering now where I can find the image in the file system, because I can't find it online anymore. I already ...
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Was the wallpaper feature changed in the recent patch?

I regularly update my LG G3, and I just installed the latest software update a few days ago (it had been prompting me a couple weeks). Today, I just tried to change the home screen wallpaper when I ...
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Where is my home screen wallpaper?

I just reset my Samsung Galaxy S3 to factory conditions. My home screen is still the same custom picture it was before I reset my phone. I've navigated using Root Browser to my /data folder, but it is ...
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Where is the background image saved?

Here's my situation: I had an image from a website which I set as my background inside the browser. I am wondering now where I can find the image in the file system, because I can't find it online ...
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How do I set a lock screen wallpaper on the OnePlus One with the latest Android Update?

Okay so previously on the home screen ,I'd press the menu button- wallpapers- lock screen wallpaper and select my image to set as the lockscreen wallpaper.I can't do that anymore after the lollipop ...
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How to change wallpapers from folder based on locations?

I'm looking for a way to change a wallpaper to random one from folders based on locations. For example, I have folder X with walls and folder Y with walls. Then there is location one and two. Finally ...
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Wallpaper full width

If wallpaper width is big enough (actually the aspect ratio matters) then scrolling screens won't cover the whole wallpaper. Is there a way or an app to set the wallpaper in such way that the ...
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Lock Screen Wallpaper Location

The Galaxy S4 comes with a TripAdvisor lock screen wallpaper that rotates images every X hours of places around the world. Every now and then it has really cool ones that I would potentially like to ...
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Can't locate wallpaper when saved from browser

I have read multiple questions on here but none seem to work for my phone. I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android 2.3.3. I really need the photo that's my wallpaper. I can't locate it on the phone ...
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how to disable “choose wallpaper from” prompt in KitKat?

I have a new Acer tablet running v. 4.4.4 No Wallpaper (black) is selected , and I use this device for e-reading. The prompt to "select wallpaper from" constantly pops up and is an irritant. Can it be ...
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I can only see my wallpaper when I turn my phone on - can't do anything else

When I try to turn my phone on (Motorola moto g) it does the normal Motorola loading screens but then when it gets to the point where it should be showing the screen lock it doesn't. all I can see is ...
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What's a good “if found” wallpaper for Android?

This is where I saw the terminology "if found wallpaper". Basically, since we're all locking our phones, you want a wallpaper that contains contact information, in case it's lost. Is there such a ...
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How to add wallpapers to Kindle Fire?

Where do I add/delete pictures so the Kindle Fire will randomly select it as a wallpaper for the device?
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Prevent wallpaper to slide when sliding the home screen [duplicate]

My question is that when I slide my home screen, my background wallpaper also slides. Not giving me a complete view of full wallpaper on a particular screen. How to fix it?
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Background image in lock screen on Lollipop

Upgrading to Lollipop, at some point the lock screen got a background image (see file attached). I never selected such image, and I can't find how to change in in the new settings menu :-/
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It that possible for the wallpaper cache saved in Android /data folder being hacked? (Not Rooted)

My boyfriend was kidding with me, setting my private photo as wallpaper. I deleted the photo but the wallpaper still remains there... After browsing through some information on the net, I found out ...
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Where is current wallpaper stored on Jellybean?

On my Nexus S running 4.1.1, I am unable to find where the current wallpaper is stored. I referred to Where is the background image saved?, but my /data/data/com.android.settings/files folder is empty ...
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How do I make my wallpaper scroll on my Android?

To be specific, I have one page on my homescreen. How can I have just the wallpaper scrolling in the background and the icons staying still?
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Can't make gallery photos lock screen wallpaper (Samsung S2)

I have a Samsung S2 and until recently changing the lock screen was fine, however suddenly (potentially after apps were synced), I am unable to change my lock screen using a gallery photo, using both ...
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How to set my wallpaper from my Dropbox?

I have copied a bunch of images into my Dropbox on my pc and sync'd them to my phone. Does anyone know how to use these images for wallpapers on my phone? The only way I can think of is that I can ...
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Can you identify this 'N' app running in the status bar?

This 'N' thing in the status bar is new and I don't know which app it is. I've looked in the applications list but can't find anything unusual. I think it also changed the wallpaper without asking. ...
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Where are app-provided wallpapers stored?

There are some apps on Play Store that provide some wallpapers that can then be set as home background from various launcher, such as Nova, Apex, etc. Where do these apps store the wallpapers? I ...
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How do I put a new wallpaper on my Android 4.3 device?

I've got an image I would like to make the wallpaper on my tablet. When I go into Settings:Device:Wallpaper:Home Screen I have to select from one of the following: Gallery Live wallpapers ...
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Set no wallpaper, but single color background [duplicate]

I was trying to find the setting to disable the wallpaper on my Android phone. I've found some suggestion which suggest to make a fake black png or something like that, but it's going around the ...
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How do I set an image as my custom lock screen image without any widgets on Android 4.4.4?

I have made an image that I'd like to use as my lockscreen "wallpaper". Except, I don't want it to be a wallpaper, I want it to be the only thing I see on the lockscreen with no unlock button or ...
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Where does the system saves wallpapers in (official) Kit Kat?

I want to copy my current system-selected background from the system directory in a Nexus 7.