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

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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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Do bright wallpapers spend more battery than dark ones?

I started wondering about this when I realized most websites I visit have white backgrounds, and I know that the screen is usually responsible for most of the battery usage. Since I can't change the ...
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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 can I get the Android to use wallpapers sized to my screen resolution?

When I only have one "desktop" on my Android phone and I select one of my photos for the wallpaper, it asks me to crop the image. The cropping tool only allows an aspect ratio that has nothing to do ...
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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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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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Can't make gallery photos lock screen wallpaper (Samsung S3)

I can only make the preinstalled wallpapers the wallpaper for my lock screen. I can choose an image from my photo gallery, select and crop it and then save it, but the lock screen just stays the same. ...
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How much battery does using live wallpapers drain?

I know they are unnecessary, but they look so cool!
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Unable to change lockscreen wallpaper on Galaxy S3 mini

I can't seem to change my lockscreen wallpaper on my Galaxy S3 Mini. I go into Settings > Display > Wallpaper > Lockscreen, and a popup appears where I select Gallery. Then, I go to my ...