How To Change The Chromebook Wallpaper

The first thing you will want to do after you get a brand new Chromebook is to change the wallpaper. You will want to customize it to fit your style. Now, the wallpaper is the first thing you see. And on the Chromebook, the wallpaper is pretty important.


Unlike Windows and Mac, the icons on your Chromebook don’t clutter your desktop. That’s why you get to enjoy your wallpaper to the fullest. The interface and the desktop is clean and easy to work with. If you want to figure out how you’ve come to the right place.

We made this guide just for you. In a few steps, you will add a custom wallpaper to your Chromebook desktop. So, without further ado, let’s get right to it. Here is how you can change the Chromebook wallpaper in seconds. Let’s begin. 

Step 1

Turn on your Chromebook. On the bottom-right corner of the screen is your profile picture. The one you selected to appear on your Chromebook. Click on it. 

Step 2

You will now gain access to a different menu. What you want to do here, is click on “Settings”. 

Step 3

This is the “Settings” menu on your Chromebook. To change your current wallpaper, click on “Set Wallpaper”. It is the first option right under “Appearance”. 

Step 4

Click on the “+” sign in the “Custom” menu. 

Step 5

A new window will appear. Here, select “Choose File”. 

Step 6

Select the image you want to set as wallpaper. If you saved that image in the Chromebook, it will appear in the “Google Drive”. But, if you recently downloaded it, it will be in “Downloads”. Select the image you want and click on “Open”. 

Step 7

The image you now uploaded will replace the “+” sign you saw earlier. If you want to add another image, you can click on the other “+” sign right next to the image you just added. When you are done, click on the little “X” button in the corner of the window. It is the button to the right. 

Step 8

That’s it! Now you’ve successfully changed your wallpaper. It will appear on your desktop. If you are satisfied with the results, great. If you aren’t, you can do the same thing to upload another image as a wallpaper. 

Experiment with the images you have until you get that wallpaper you really want. 


The first thing you see when you turn on the Chromebook is the wallpaper. It should look awesome. If you want to change your current wallpaper and add a customized image, you can do that. 

You just need to know where to look. You can download different images until you find just the right one. Or, you can use any of the images you have saved to your Google Drive. It is very easy. You will quickly get the hang of it. 

Now that you know all the steps, go ahead and try it out. Let us know if you found this guide helpful in the comments below.