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How to Turn On or Off Desktop Background Image in Windows 10

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Your desktop background (also called wallpaper) can be a picture from your personal collection or included with Windows, a solid color, or a slide show playing selected pictures randomly on all displays.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off showing the desktop background image for your account in Windows 10.

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When you turn off showing the desktop background image, your desktop background will only show as solid black.

When you turn on showing the desktop background image, then whatever you set for your desktop background will show again.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Turn On or Off Desktop Background Image in Settings
  • Option Two: To Turn On or Off Desktop Background Image in Control Panel



EXAMPLE: Desktop background image turned off and solid black
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Desktop Background - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Desktop Background - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Desktop Background Image in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Ease of Access icon.

2. Click/tap on Other options on the left side, and turn on (default) or off Show Windows background on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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3. When finished, you can close settings if you like.






Desktop Background - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Desktop Background - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Desktop Background Image in Control Panel

1. Open the Control Panel, and click/tap on the Ease of Access Center icon.

2. Click/tap on the Make the computer easier to see link. (see screenshot below)

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3. Check or uncheck (default) Remove background images (where available), and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

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4. When finished, you can close Ease of Access Center if you like.



That's it,
Shawn