Change Desktop Background in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Eng

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Steps

  1. 1
    Right-click on an empty space on the desktop
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  2. 2
    Click "Personalize"
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  3. 3
    When the window opens, click on "Desktop Background"
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  4. 4
    Browse the existing backgrounds by scrolling up and down
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  5. 5
    Click the "Browse..." tab to select a picture from the computer
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    In our case, we are going to select an existing option.
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    Click the white box in the upper-left corner of the image being selected
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    This will place a checkmark in it.
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    Click the white box in the upper-left corner of the image that is currently being used
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    This will remove the checkmark.
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    Click "Save changes" at the bottom of the screen
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    Now, the background has changed.
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  9. 9
    Close the window by clicking the "X" in the top right corner
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to change the desktop background on Windows 8 computers
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
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Recent edits by: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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