Change desktop background and colors

Select the Start

Start icon
button, then select Settings > Personalization to choose a picture worthy of gracing your desktop background, and to change the accent color for Start, the taskbar, and other items. The preview window gives you a sneak peek of your changes as you make them.

In Background, select a picture, solid color, or create a slide show of pictures.

Desktop background personalization settings

In Colors, let Windows pull an accent color from your background, or choose your own color adventure.

Desktop colors personalization settings


Article ID: 17144 - Last Review: Jun 13, 2016 - Revision: 8