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Change wallpaper on your Pixel phone

You can change the background images on your Pixel phone's Home screens and lock screens. You can choose from your own photos or use images that come on your phone, including images that change automatically.

Note: Some of these steps work only on Android 7.1 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

Change wallpapers

  1. On your phone's Home screen, touch and hold an empty space.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Pick your wallpaper.
    • To use your own image, tap My photos.
    • To use a curated image, tap a category and then an image.
  4. At the top, tap Set wallpaper.
  5. If available, pick which screens show the wallpaper.

The color of your notifications, Quick Settings, and All apps list depends on which wallpaper you choose.

Skip a daily wallpaper

  1. On your phone's Home screen, touch and hold an empty space.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. On your current daily wallpaper image, tap Refresh Reload.

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