It is undoubted windows 10 default background is just awesome. There is none who doesn’t like windows default wallpaper. But there is some passionate person like me who always like to do everything according to their passion. For example, as a tech lover, I will prefer a desktop background that is related to technology. A gamer will surely prefer gaming desktop wallpaper. The same thing will happen with other passionate people. But there are some people who don’t know how to change desktop background windows 10 or because of using a trial version of windows they can’t change desktop background.¬†Here I will show you three ways to change desktop background even you can change wallpaper windows 10 without activation.

Method 1 of 3

Change Windows 10 desktop background

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  1. Right-click on Desktop and select personalization (you can find personalization option at the bottom after right-click).

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 1

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 1

  2. Select Picture from the drop-down menu under the background option.

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 2

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 2

  3. Click on the Browse button to choose a specific wallpaper of yours. You can select any image from anywhere on your computer as wallpaper.

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 3

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 3

  4. Select the picture and click on choose picture. Now your desktop background has changed. Now you need to check if the desktop background fit or not.

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 4

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 4

  5. Navigate to Choose a fit and select any option Fill/Fit/Stretch/Tile/Center/Span according to your needs. And you have successfully changed desktop wallpaper.

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 5

    How to change desktop background windows 10 step 5

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Method 2 of 3

Create A Slide Show As Desktop Background

Another way to change the desktop background is by creating a slide show. Creating a slide show as a desktop background is very easy. If you don’t know how to create slideshow background on windows 10 then follow the steps given below. As you have visited #nextprotips you will surely find your perfect solution.

  1. Create a Folder and store all of your selected images for the slide show.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 1

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 1

  2. Right-click on Desktop and select personalization. You will find it on the bottom of the menu after right-clicking.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 2

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 2

  3. Choose slide show on the background option. You can find it in the middle of the page just over the option to choose albums for your slide show.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 3

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 3

  4. Click on Browse from the option choose albums for your slide show.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 4

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 4

  5. Navigate your specific folder, select and click on choose this folder.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 5

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 5

  6. Scroll to the change picture every option and set slide show duration for every picture. You can set 1 minute or 10 minutes or 30 minutes or 1 hour or 6 hours or 1 day according to your needs.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 6

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 6

  7. Set shuffle on if you want to shuffle your image during slide show. If you don’t want then turn it off by click on it again.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 7

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 7

  8. Turn on allow slide show when on battery power if you want to run your slide show all the time. If you are concern about the battery charge then turn it off by clicking on it again.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 8

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 8

  9. Navigate to Choose a fit and select any option Fill/Fit/Stretch/Tile/Center/Span according to your needs.

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 9

    how to create slideshow background on windows 10 step 9

Congratulation. You have successfully created a slide show as a desktop background. If you couldn’t create a background slide show on windows 10 then you are suggested my another article to fix windows 10 background slideshow not working.

Method 3 of 3

Change desktop background windows 10 without activation

This is the easiest method to change the desktop wallpaper in Windows 10. Even you don’t need to activate your windows to change desktop wallpaper image. Follow the simple steps as given below to do that:

  1. Open File Explorer and then navigate to the folder containing the picture that you want to set it Windows 10 desktop background. Keep the mouse cursor on the picture.

    Change desktop background windows 10 without activation step 1

    Change desktop background windows 10 without activation step 1

  2. Right-click on the picture and select Set as desktop background. That’s it and you have successfully changed the desktop wallpaper without activating windows.

    Change desktop background windows 10 without activation step 2

    Change desktop wallpaper windows 10 without activation step 2

Conclusion

I hope, you already have done this and satisfied with the process I showed. If my article really helps you then please, share this on social media and appreciate me by saying something in the comment section. If you have any query please feel free to ask me in a comment. I will surely reply and try my level best to answer your question.

Still, if you are unable to change your desktop background then you are suggested to read my another article: Cannot Change Desktop Background on Windows 10

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