Monday, 16 September 2013

How to Set Desktop Wallpaper as Start Screen Background in Windows 8.1?

Everyone wants to set their desired wallpaper as Start Screen background. Therefore, Microsoft has added a new feature to Windows 8.1 Start Screen which allows you to set your favorite wallpaper as Start Screen background. 

Windows 8.1-1

For setting Desktop wallpaper as Start Screen background, follow the below steps:
METHOD 1: Using Taskbar Properties
1.Right-click on “Taskbar” and select “Properties” option.
2.Now, “Taskbar and Navigation properties” window gets open.
3.Go to "Navigation" tab and enable "Show my desktop background on Start" option present in "Start screen" section.

Windows 8.1-2

4.Apply the changes and you will get the same Desktop wallpaper in the background.
METHOD 2: Using Start Screen Settings
1.Go to Start Screen and move your mouse cursor to top-right or bottom-right corners to access Charms Bar.
2.Click on “Settings” icon present in Charms Bar.
3.Now click on “Personalize” option present in “Settings” section.
4.Start Screen customization settings page gets open. Here you can change Start Screen background image, background color and accent color.
5.This background image section contains 15 image thumbnails. For setting current Desktop wallpaper as Start Screen background image, click on the 15th thumbnail present at the end of background image section as shown in following screenshot:

Windows 8.1-3

That’s all you need to do. For more from the XpertCrewTM team, please follow us on Twitter @Techvedic or contact Techvedic’s computer support helpdesk, as per below contact-details:
U.S. +855-859-0057 ( )
U.K. +800-635-0716 ( )
CA 1-855-749-5861 ( )
AU 1-800-197-298 ( )
And yes, we are eagerly waiting for your valuable feedback. Do write us back. We would be more than happy to help you. We are available 24/7.


Post a Comment