Efren Nolasco

To personalize your device, one thing that you consider to change is the wallpaper. For newbies changing wallpaper on their iOS device sometimes need the help of google, and if you are reading this post I’m sure you are also looking for easy way how you can change your wallpaper. You are in the right page because in this post I will teach you the different ways how you can change your iPhone, iPad and other iOS device wallpaper, from your personal photo to a wallpaper or photos that you found online. An easy step by step procedure with screenshot that  you can easily follow.






To change your wallpaper or background using your personal photos, you can do this in two different ways, please note that I used iPad Mini to take screenshot and make this tutorial,  but you can try this tutorial if you are using different iOS device, follow this steps

First - from personal photo

  1. In the home screen tap on photosHow to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  2. Select and tap the picture that you want to become your wallpaper to openHow to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  3. At the top right corner of the screen you will see a share icon, see the screenshotHow to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  4. Small window will popup at the top right, where you can select social media services tap on the “Use as Wallpaper” icon, see the screen shot.How to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  5. You will now see the button on the right top to set the picture as wallpaper, but before you set, try to flip your device and position your picture in landscape and portrait to position, see the screen shot
  6. Your done! Click on the home screen to see your new background.

Second – from wallpaper/background settings 

  1. In the home screen tap on SettingsHow to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  2. Select Brightness & Wallpaper on the left and tap on the wallpaper on the right of the screen, see the screen shot.How to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  3. Select “Camera Roll” to select your personal photoHow to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  4. Select picture that you want to become wallpaper, see the screen shotHow to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  5. You will now see the button on the right top to set the picture as wallpaper, but before you set, try to flip your device and position your picture in landscape and portrait to position, see the screen shotHow to change wallpaper on iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini
  6. Your done! Click on the home screen to see your new background.

To change your wallpaper or background using pictures that you found online, follow this steps

  1.  If you found the wallpaper that you want online, you must download the  picture first, please check if the picture is copyrighted to prevent problem in the future. You may read my previous post how to download picture in your iOS device.
  2. After you download, you can now follow any of the instructions given above, enjoy!

Author: Efren Nolasco

Efren Jr Nolasco is a former OFW in Abu Dhabi, a web geek and founder of this website. He also manage local directory website in Bicol and co-founder of trending news website boklit.com