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How to Change Windows Start Screen background


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How to Change Windows Start Screen background

Hi everyone in this blog I’m explaining about change windows start screen background.

Introduction:

It is not to secret that windows 8 is unpopular. The same goes for windows 8.1, a free update for the OS that was released back in April. While you can choose to avoid the Metro UI when using Windows 8, having the ability to change the background of the Start screen could at least make the experience of interacting with Metro less of a headache.

In windows 8.1 you are able to set the background of your Start screen to match the desktop background you can get to this setting one of two ways.

From the start screen press Win+c to open the charms bar, and then click Settings then click Personalize. In the list of background options the bottom right will set it to your desktop background.

From the desktop right click the taskbar and select Properties. Click on the Navigation tab, and under start screen you will see show my desktop background on start check the box next to it and press ok to set that.

Change your background, colors, lock screen, and account picture:

In Windows 8 and Windows RT, there are a few new places to show your favorite pictures and colors. On the Start screen, you can change the background and color. The background shows up only on Start, but the color you pick shows up in a few other places too, like the charms and the sign-in screen. You can also make sure there's a favorite photo waiting to greet you on your lock screen, and choose a few apps to show you info and updates you might have missed while your PC was locked. And you can add some excitement to your account picture — if you have a webcam, you can create a video clip to use instead of a photo. Or if you have photo editing apps, you can use them to add some finishing touches to a photo.

Here's how to try out these new picture and color options for your lock screen, Start screen, and account picture:

1.       Open the Settings charm, and then tap or click Change PC settings.

2.       Tap or click Personalize, and then tap or click Lock screen, Start screen, or Account picture to change the options you want.


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