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Gmail themes

If you're using Gmail on your computer, you can pick a theme to change your Gmail background.

Choose from existing themes

  1. On your computer, open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings.
  3. Click Themes.
  4. Click a theme.
  5. Near the bottom, make changes to the theme by using the Text Background, Vignette, or Blur buttons.
  6. Click Save.

Use one of your photos as your background

  1. On your computer, open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings.
  3. Click Themes.
  4. In the bottom right, click My Photos.
  5. Choose a picture, or click Featured Photos. If your picture looks blurry, try uploading a larger sized photo.
  6. Click Select.
  7. Near the bottom, make changes to the theme by using the Text Background, Vignette, or Blur buttons.
  8. Click Save.

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