Simple guide for changing your desktop background

Change your desktop background in 5 simple steps

This article will help you to change your desktop background image by giving you 5 basic and simple steps. This guide is written for Microsoft Windows operating system users only and it is especially helpful for all computer novices and other not so tech-savvy fans of desktop wallpapers. If you have some other operating system installed on your computer this article is not for you. 

It could become quite boring to look at the same old blue background on your computer screen every time you switch your pc on. For change, you may want to have your girlfriend’s picture up one day, and a picture of some beautiful scenery on another day. Using different desktop wallpapers on your computer or laptop can have a big influence on your mood and humor. 

There are many different types of desktop wallpaper images available on the Internet. Large majority of these images can be downloaded free of charge. That’s good news for all people who love wallpapers for desktop; they can download them and change them every day if they want without spending any money at all. If you are a novice and don’t know how to change the wallpaper image, the process is actually very simple and it involves 5 simple steps.

Step 1: Right-click anywhere on your desktop. Make sure you don’t click on an icon.
Step 2: When the menu opens up click on ‘Properties’ using your left mouse button.
Step 3: In a dialogue box choose ‘Desktop’ tab.
Step 4: New pop-up window will open up and you will see a tab called ‘Background.’ You can select any of the backgrounds that are already there from the scroll-down menu. If you want to set up a different picture from your computer, you can do so by clicking on the browse button.
Step 5: Another dialog box will open up and you have to select the folder on your computer with your pictures.  Pick the image that you want to set up as your desktop wallpaper and click open. After that click ‘Apply’ button and then click ‘OK.’

Voila, your desktop background is now changed.