In this guide you will learn how to change the lockscreen wallpaper on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. The new Samsung smartphones have only been out for a few days but people are already asking questions about going about several aspects of the two Android devices. One very common but simple question people ask is how to change the wallpaper.
If you own the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone, we shall show you how to change the background as well as the lock screen wallpaper. Changing the wallpaper is quite a basic feature that most of us are not aware of only because we don’t bother going through our settings. As you shall see in a moment it is an extremely simple process.
Changing the background or the wallpaper image of your lockscreen is a process you can complete in a few different ways. You can make things even better by differing the Homescreen from the lock screen wallpaper. To start off, let us pick the easiest method.
Click and hold on any empty space on your screen, to zoom out the screen to a custom mode. The customize mode allows you to change the main screen, customize the wallpaper and even rearrange icons.
Tapping and holding anywhere on the Homescreen will give you the option to select on Wallpaper feature located at the bottom left. You can select a wallpaper from a pre-installed list of background wallpapers. You can choose View Gallery to choose from your photos or you can opt to download an image. Hit the Set Wallpaper option once you have selected the image you would like to have as your wallpaper.
You can download amazing wallpapers online or you can choose them from apps with a reputation for great wallpapers such as Zedge. An alternative is to go through your photo gallery app and find a great photo that you can set as a wallpaper.
Setting the Lockscreen Wallpaper
Luckily for those new at using Android devices, changing of the lockscreen wallpaper on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus has been made much easier by Samsung. The changing of the wallpaper gives you a chance to change both the Homescreen as well as the lockscreen wallpapers. You will be happy to know your Homescreen wallpaper can be set different from the lockscreen wallpaper or you can have them as one.
The process is similar as the one before, tap and hold anywhere on the screen and click on Wallpapers. At the top left of the screen, you should some information which reads, “Home screen”. Click on it and you should be able to see a pop-up menu. There are several options on the pop-up menu such as lock, home or both. Choose on the feature you would like to change and follow all the instructions as before to select from pre-installed wallpapers, select image from gallery app or search image from the internet. Click on Set Wallpaper once you have chosen the image you would like to set and you will be done.
You can make use of many apps on the Google Play Store if you would like custom wallpapers such those that move with display. Zedge is the most popular of such app and it offers various customization options.