How To Change The Chat Wallpaper In Signal

Do you want to customize the appearance of your chats in Signal? Do you want a different background for each of your conversations? Either way, we’re here to help you. In our guide below, we’ll teach you how to set your chat wallpaper in Signal.


Tutorial

Although most people think of Signal as a fast and secure messenger, it also has some customization features. For example, users can change the theme to light, dark, or depending on the system settings.

Aside from these appearance options, you can also choose to change the background of your chats. You can add an image to use the default wallpaper for all your conversations.

If you want to personalize or make your chats lively, you can use a picture that acts as background wallpaper for your conversations. You can choose to set one image for all your chats or change each one personally.

How to set your chat wallpaper in your Signal chats

If you want to personalize or make your chats lively, you can use a picture that acts as background wallpaper for your conversations. You can choose to set one image for all your chats or change each one personally.

Please note that changing your wallpaper in Signal is only accessible to the latest version of Signal mobile. It is not available on the desktop version.

With that in mind, here’s our quick tutorial on how to set your background wallpaper for all your Signal chats.

  1. Open the Signal mobile app and make sure to set up and sign-in with your account.
  2. Tap your profile icon at the upper left side of your screen to open your Settings.


    Alternatively, you can open More options (three-dot icon) and select Settings.
  3. Go to Appearance and tap Chat wallpaper.

  4. Tap Set wallpaper.

  5. Browse the preset backgrounds and select the one you want to use. You can also choose to upload a photo from your storage to use as wallpaper.

  6. At the bottom of the preview page, tap Set wallpaper to save the changes.

That’s how you set a wallpaper for all your chats in Signal. If you change your mind, you can revert all the changes by clearing or resetting all your wallpapers in the Chat wallpaper settings.

How to set the chat wallpaper for each chat in Signal

While you can apply wallpaper for all of your chats on Signal, you can also set one for each chat conversation. As such, you can customize the appearance of your messages with important contacts.

If you can’t find the option to change the wallpaper on your chats, don’t worry, we got you covered. All you have to do is follow our step-by-step tutorial below.

  1. Launch the Signal app and open one of your chats.
  2. Tap the icon or name of the contact to open your Conversation Settings.


    Alternatively, you can tap More options (three-dot icon) and select Conversation Settings.
  3. Open your Chat wallpaper options and select Set wallpaper.

  4. Select a preset background wallpaper or upload one from your device.
  5. On the preview page, tap Set wallpaper to save the changes.

Note: You can also change the wallpaper of your group chats.

To reset your appearance back to default, you can clear the wallpaper for the individual chat. You can also head to your app Settings and reset it for all your chats.

To wrap it all up

Now that you know how to change your chat wallpaper in Signal, you can go ahead and customize your conversations. You can choose to set a default one for all your chats or add unique backgrounds to each one.

Please note that the feature is only available on the mobile versions of Signal. In addition, changing the wallpaper is only visible to your end of the app.

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