Add a Photo to the Background on Your Home Screen on Microsoft Lumia 535

Edited by Thor, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

Hello! Welcome to VisiHow! In this video, we are going to show you how to add a photo to the background on the Home screen when using the Microsoft Lumia 535.

Steps

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    To begin, we turn the phone on by pressing the Power button located on the right-hand side of the phone
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the Lock screen.
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    We swipe up the Lock screen up
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    This will take us to the Home screen.
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  3. 3
    On the Home screen, we might notice small gaps with no tiles pinned
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    There is just a black background. We want to add a photo or an image to that background.
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    To add an image to the background, let's swipe the notification panel down
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    So, we swipe from the top to the bottom to bring up the notification panel.
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    We should find and tap the "ALL SETTINGS" icon on the notification panel
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    The icon is on the upper-right side. Tapping it will take us to the "SETTINGS" options.
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    We need to tap the "start+theme" icon right at the top
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    Tapping it will bring up "start+theme" options.
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    Next, we tap the "choose photo" icon
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    The icon has "choose photo" written in white in the rectangular box with the white outline. The icon also has "Start background" written above it. Tapping the icon will allow us to do several things. We can choose a photo from our own camera, from "Screenshots", from "Backgrounds", or from online (from a Facebook account, from a Twitter account, and from OneDrive, if we have images on there).
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    We can press the icon at the bottom of the screen
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    The icon has a white circle with a white camera inside. If we press this, it will bring up the camera. It will allow us to take a photo directly. Once we take the photo, it will immediately be installed as the background on our Home screen.
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    Let's just choose an image from "Backgrounds" by tapping "Backgrounds" for example
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    The pictures in "Backgrounds" are more exciting than those that are currently on the Microsoft Lumia 535 in this example, but we can tap whichever option we desire. Tapping an album will bring up possible options.
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    Once we found an image or a photo that we like, we tap it to select it
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    In this example, a colorful and wavy background is chosen.
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    We have the option to crop, reduce, or enlarge the image by moving the box around
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    We can choose the style that is the best for us.
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    When we are satisfied, we tap the check icon
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    The icon has a white circle with a white check inside. Tapping the icon will confirm our choice. If we successfully completed the task, we'll see that the image is in the box next to the "choose photo" icon. This means that the image has been added to the background of our Home screen.
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  13. 13
    Let's check the background by tapping the arrow icon located at the bottom of the phone
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    The icon is a white arrow. This is going to take us back.
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  14. 14
    We tap the arrow icon again to get to the Home screen
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    Now, the image has been installed as the background on the Home screen.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to add a photo to the background on the Home screen when using the Microsoft Lumia 535. If you have any questions or comments about this video or about the application itself, then please leave them in the comment section below. We shall answer them for you. Thank you for watching VisiHow! Goodbye!

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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Thor

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