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How to Change Start Background on your Windows 10 Mobile Phone

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This tutorial will show you how to choose a Start background to show as a tile image, full image, or no image on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.


EXAMPLE: None, Tile, and Full background on Start
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Here's How:

1. Open Settings, and tap on Personalization. (see screenshot below)

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2. Tap on Start. (see screenshot below)

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3. Do step 4 (none), step 5 (sample images), or step 6 (My Pictures) below to choose a background you want on Start.


 4. To Choose to have No Background on Start

A) Select None in the Background drop down, and go to step 8 below. (see screenshot below)

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 5. To Choose from Sample Images for Background on Start

A) Select Sample images in the Background drop down, and tap on Browse. (see screenshot below)

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B) Tap on a sample image you want as your Start background, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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 6. To Choose from My Pictures for Background on Start

A) Select My pictures in the Background drop down, and tap on Browse. (see screenshot below)

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B) Tap on an image you want as the background. (see screenshot below)

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C) Drag the image within the borders to align it how you want on Start, tap on the Apply check mark at the bottom when finished, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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7. Select to use a Tile picture or Full screen picture style for your selected background image. (see screenshot below)

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8. When finished, you can tap on the Start button at the bottom to return to your Start screen and see the changes you made. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn