How to change your WhatsApp wallpaper

WhatsApp has a default wallpaper when you first load the app. Besides, you can also personalize your chats by using different wallpapers instead.

In fact, you can use different WhatsApp wallpapers for all chats or set a specific wallpaper for individual chats. your decision.

There are also wallpapers specially designed for dark mode. If you use WhatsApp’s dark mode, you might want to try them as well.

In addition, you can change your wallpaper both in the mobile app and in WhatsApp Web and WhatsApp Desktop.

Change your WhatsApp wallpaper

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If you’ve ever wanted a different WhatsApp background for a change, we’re here to help. You will see that changing your WhatsApp background is not only possible but also pretty easy.

How to change your wallpaper for all chats on WhatsApp mobile app

How to change your WhatsApp wallpaper for all chats with your mobile phone:

  1. Open Whatsapp on your phoneiPhone with arrow pointing to WhatsApp

  2. Click on that Settings gear bottom right (tap the Three dots button in the top right corner of your screen on an Android phone)iphone with arrow pointing to settings

  3. Tap on chat (Tap on settingsthen chat on Android)iPhone with arrow pointing to Chats in Settings

  4. Beat Chat backgroundiphone with arrow pointing to chat background image

  5. Tap Choose wallpaper and choose between light dark, or solid colors or even your photos (you can either use the Slider for dimming background images right to darken or left to lighten the theme on Android)iPhone screen background

  6. Choose a background you likeiPhone wallpaper whatsapp

  7. Tap the Set wallpaper button when finishediPhone WhatsApp wallpaper set

If you want to change your wallpaper for another theme, go through settings > chat > theme and follow the steps above.

How to change your WhatsApp wallpaper for specific chats on mobile

Suppose you want to use a specific background for a specific person or chat. Proceed as follows:

1. Open Whatsapp on your phone

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2. Tap specific chat questionable

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3. Tap here for contact information above (tap the Three dots menu button in the upper right corner on Android)

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4. Tap Background image & sound and choose your preferred wallpaper (Tap background and select your preferred wallpaper. It can be the picture of the person, e.g. B. your wife or child, all on Android)

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5. Tap Set wallpaper when you’re done Your chosen wallpaper will be instantly applied to that specific person or chat while your other chats will still keep your different wallpaper

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These are the steps you want to take to change chat wallpaper individually. And now let’s see whatsapp wallpapers on your computer.

How to change your WhatsApp wallpaper on a computer

WhatsApp also allows you to change your wallpaper on a computer, whether you’re using WhatsApp Web or WhatsApp Desktop. The process is exactly the same for both platforms.

In fact, there are far more wallpaper options on WhatsApp Web, including doodle wallpapers. However, unlike in the mobile app, there is no option to set a wallpaper for a specific chat on a desktop.

How to change your wallpaper on a desktop computer for all chats (WhatsApp Web or WhatsApp Desktop):

1. Go to or open WhatsApp Web WhatsApp desktop on your computer

2. Click on the Three dots menu button (vertical for WhatsApp Web and horizontal for WhatsApp Desktop)

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3. Click settingsthen next Chat wallpaper

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4. Browse the color options and hover over a color to preview it

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5. Found one you like? To do this, simply click on it select and apply it

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As you can see, changing your wallpaper on WhatsApp for your computer is pretty easy. And you can change your wallpaper anytime and as many times as you like.

Spice up your chats with a brand new background

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Did you know that your wallpaper can actually affect your mood while chatting? When you are having a bad day, using the smiling picture of the person you love as wallpaper can do wonders for your mood.

Play around with different wallpapers until you find one you like, then you can make it your long-term wallpaper.

This is one of several other WhatsApp tips and tricks to help you get more out of the popular chat and instant messaging service.

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Joy Okumoko is a freelance technology writer who loves everything about technology. She spends her free time crocheting and handicrafts.

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