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

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Where do Samsung phones store downloaded wallpapers?

On Samsung phones, if you hold down on the home screen, you get an option to change the wallpaper. From this menu, you can download additional wallpapers from Samsung. I found a wallpaper that I ...
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Where is my wallpaper stored- Galaxy S20, Android 13

I'm in the process of switching from a Galaxy S20 to a Pixel 7 Pro. Both are running Android 13. I completed the data transfer, but my old wallpaper (a picture I took a long time ago which I really ...
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Using a picture as wallpaper in different view

Whenever we use a picture as wallpaper, it appears as a full screen. Mostly, in full screen, the picture is not completely visible. Can I use a picture as wallpaper in different views like as a centre,...
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Location of wallpaper and lock screen images on Android 13

I have two different images that I use for my wallpaper and my lock screen. These images are of my two oldest sons and have been used for wallpaper and lock screen for a long time. I just had another ...
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How to set background image without fitting/expanding to fit screen?

When choosing a background/wallpaper image that has a very different size ratio than that of my screen, Android will choose to expand my picture until its height matches that of the screen. In the ...
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Android without wallpaper - is it possible?

I've just got new S22 phone and wanted to customize it. I wanted to have just a black screen as background, but I could not find any way to do it. On s22 one needs to choose some wallpaper- there is ...
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Cannot change wallpaper on Xiaomi devices

Since the last update on my MI 11 Lite 5G, I'm unable to set my wallpaper to one of my own photos. The only choices given are supplied wallpapers - there is no longer a 'Local' or 'Gallery' option. ...
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Home screen wallpaper blurs on Samsung Galaxy S20+

On my Samsung Galaxy S20+, the wallpaper is blurred on my home screen but not on the lock screen. I saw a similar post to this saying to change your lock and home screen wallpaper to different ...
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How can I remove the default wallpaper of a custom ROM?

Each time in my AOSP custom ROM, I change the default wallpaper for home and lock screen into another one, they get reset after a reboot. How can I remove these wallpapers from the system, so they can'...
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Disable Wallpaper Autoresize and Scroll

My RCA Voyager Pro (Android 8.1.0) recently got a firmware update. Since the update, I have not been able to set a wallpaper without it "zooming in." Take these screenshots for example. When I select ...
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Auto wallpaper changer

I need to auto download wallpaper from internet and set based on a frequency ( daily or hourly ) ? I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on Android Pie. Is this functionality available in android?
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Can I rotate between stock and/or live wallpapers?

I like the Living Universe wallpapers that come with android. I want to rotate between several of them. I tried setting up the Wallpaper Changer app, but I see no way to add them to its list (or any ...
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Prevent homescreen/desktop from showing before my start-up app?

I have this bootup app that listens to the system boot up event and will launch on system start up (pardon the verbosity). Problem is, the system will stubbornly show the homescreen (or a static ...
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How to disable wallpaper blur effect on Samsung Galaxy S9 home screen?

I've set an animated wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (one that was included with the device). It displays correctly on the lock screen, but somehow gets blurred on the home screen. Lock screen (no ...
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adb error type 3 Activity class {com.android.launcher3/com.android.launcher3.WallpaperCropActivity} does not exist

I tried to change my wallpaper via adb. As I'm new to Android and don't know much about its activities, launcher etc. I don't know where my mistake is. I have found following adb command: adb shell ...
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Is it possible to delete images from the wallpaper folder on android?

I downloaded a photo from facebook, and set it as the wallpaper on my phone, then decided I wanted to remove it again. The problem is, I have not yet been able to find a way to delete photos from the ...
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Make the home button go the middle screen?

With Android 8.1, the wallpaper can cover all three screens. So when you move from the first screen to the second, and from the second to the third, the wallpaper pans to a different part. This is a ...
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How to properly set the Scrolling Wallpaper?

I've set a scrolling wallpaper, but it only accepted 2/3 of the complete image. I've seen some google apps whose wallpapers are 16:9 aspect ratio and still don't overlap and move from extreme left to ...
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Creating a customized wallpaper

I have a small doubt about posting my question here. But still posting so that if wrong I might get the right site. This is a wallpaper I found on the ZEDGE (click to enlarge) This is a wallpaper I ...
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Wallpaper on Android: Automatically update to latest Instagram post

I'd like to automatically update my Android wallpaper when a new image appears on a target Instagram account (not my own). Running once a day is fine. What I've tried: IFTTT recipe tied to custom ...
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scroll the background farther than half the picture

Is there a way to let android scroll 1080px through the wallpaper to show one of the pictures every page instead of half of the picture?(https://i.stack.imgur.com/QSW91.jpg) I want every page to be a ...
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How do I use Tasker to download web images and set them as my background?

I recently purchased Tasker after having it recommended to me by several people. I am trying to take an image from a website (Unsplash Source) and set it as my background daily. As I am relatively new ...
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How can I change my wallpaper daily?

I am trying to set my android device's background image to change daily. I have been using Google's Wallpaper app but recently have been getting repeats. I am trying to use unsplash source instead. Is ...
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Locating a wallpaper that comes activated by default after ROM flashing

So I have a v5.1 ROM that has this one wallpaper that automatically comes activated by default when the ROM is flashed that I wish to locate and "remove/replace" - yes I do not want to salvage the ...
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Does anyone know, or know how to determine, the dimensions of the Samsung Galaxy S6+ screen in pixels?

The reason I want to know is because I want to make a wallpaper for my girlfriend that exactly fits the screen
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HTC 10 Multiple Wallpapers

I've recently got an HTC 10 which is running Android 7.0 and is set up to have 5 pages on the home screen with the HTC sense clock/weather widget on the central page (which is set as the default page)....
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Download internet pictures become low quality

I have downloaded a picture from internet: But, when I view it from gallery, it looks like very low quality. Its smoothness is completely gone: I need to set a smooth picture as a wallpaper for my ...
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how to disable lock screen wallpaper in mobile phone?

I am using Gionee S6s, my phone shows lock screen wall paper default, when I unlock screen it start showing wall paper . I want disable Lock screen wallpaper. how do I do that?
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Can I get Apex Launcher's scrolling background to work on EMUI 4.1?

I got my new Honor 8 this past Monday, and after extensive tweaking (including hair pulling and uttering of words not approriate in respectable company), I got it to work and look the way I want it to,...
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Blurred lockscreen, can't find it

I had Resurrection Remix 6.0.1 on my Nexus 6p. I can't remember how it happened, but at some point my lock screen background became transparent-ish/blurred, so what I saw was whatever was open on my ...
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Problem setting wallpaper

Okay so I want to set an image I saved from Imgur as my wallpaper. But the problem is, I'm not getting the image as I want.. It stretches when I try to set it as a wallpaper. Original image But when ...
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Wallpaper automatically blurring after a while

Since a few days the wallpaper of my Samsung Galaxy S7 is getting blurred after i use it for a while (10 minutes to an hour). i just select a picture, tried 5 different ones, (even the stock ...
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Why setting a 1x1 pixel wallpaper fails on (a few) Android devices?

To set a black or solid color wallpaper on an Android device, one can use a tiny 1x1 pixel image with the pixel set to that color. This works on most Android devices (including Nexus devices and ...
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What resolution would achieve a 1:1 pixel ratio while using "wallpaper motion effect" on a Quad HD screen?

I like the "Wallpaper Motion Effect" that is available in Android Marshmallow, but I find that using it with a properly sized 1440x2560 image results in the image being zoomed-in somewhat, which means ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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, that'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 yet....
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How to remove an image saved as wallpaper from lock screen on Android 4.4.2? [closed]

Micromax Canvas 2 Colors with Android 4.4.2 is my first smartphone and I'm finding my way around slowly. I saw an image on a website of Google Chrome and I clicked on the image and pressed save image. ...
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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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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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