Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Change Home Screen Wallpaper in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When needed, you can set other pre-loaded wallpaper or your own picture as the home screen wallpaper in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge when you're bored with the current one or want to have a unique wallpaper to differentiate your phone from others.


How to change the home screen wallpaper?
As the example, we'll do so by using three different methods: from the home screen, from the settings menu, and from the Gallery app.

Method #1: From the home screen
You can change the background image of the home screen from a home screen panel by using the following steps:
  1. On the home screen, pinch the screen using two fingers or long tap on an empty area to go to the edit screen.
  2. Tap Wallpapers button at the bottom of the screen to go to the wallpapers menu.
  3. Tap the drop down box at the top of the screen and then select Home screen.
  4. To use your own picture or photo as the home screen wallpaper, do as follows:
    • Tap the From Gallery thumbnail at the bottom left corner of the screen.
    • Select the required image from the Gallery app you want to use and then tap the Set as wallpaper button to set the selected image as the home screen wallpaper.
  5. To use other pre-loaded wallpaper as the home screen wallpaper, do as follows:
    • Swipe the bottom of the screen that displays the wallpaper thumbnails to the left to view all available pre-loaded wallpapers.
    • Tap the required wallpaper thumbnail you want to use and then tap the Set as wallpaper button to set the selected wallpaper as the home screen wallpaper.
  6. Press the Home button to see the changes.

Method #2: From the settings menu
You can change the background image of the home screen from the settings menu by using the following steps:
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
  2. Scroll down the screen to find Wallpaper and then tap it.
  3. Tap the drop down box at the top of the screen and then select Home screen.
  4. To use your own picture or photo as the home screen wallpaper, do as follows:
    • Tap the From Gallery thumbnail at the bottom left corner of the screen.
    • Select the required image from the Gallery app you want to use and then tap the Set as wallpaper button to set the selected image as the home screen wallpaper.
  5. To use other pre-loaded wallpaper as the home screen wallpaper, do as follows:
    • Swipe the bottom of the screen that displays the wallpaper thumbnails to the left to view all available pre-loaded wallpapers.
    • Tap the required wallpaper thumbnail you want to use and then tap the Set as wallpaper button to set the selected wallpaper as the home screen wallpaper.
  6. Press the Home button to see the changes.

Method #3: From the Gallery app
You can use the following steps to easily set any image saved in your phone as the home screen wallpaper:
  1. Open the Gallery app.
  2. Tap an album and then select the required image you want to use as the home screen wallpaper.
  3. Tap More at the top right and then select Set as wallpaper.
  4. Tap Home screen.
  5. Tap the Set as wallpaper button to set the selected image as the home screen wallpaper.
  6. Press the Home button to see the changes.

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