How To Change Galaxy S20 Wallpaper and Theme

Need help changing the wallpaper and theme on your new Samsung Galaxy smartphone? This tutorial demonstrates a simple way to change Galaxy S20 wallpaper and theme. Feel free to refer to this walkthrough, when needed.

One of the common things most people do upon acquiring a new smartphone is to change the default wallpaper and theme according to their own preferences. While this may be a no-brainer to many, some might still need a little help on how to get started. If you are one of the target audience for this post, keep reading to learn how to manage and edit your Galaxy S20 wallpaper and theme settings.

Steps to Change Galaxy S20 Wallpaper

Time Needed : 4 minutes

The following steps are applicable to the Galaxy S20 and other Galaxy devices running on the latest Android platform. Screenshots are also provided in case you’re having trouble following the textual procedures.

  1. Open the Settings app from the Home screen or notification panel.

    A list of menu options and key features will be displayed.

    galaxy s20 wallpaper and theme - open settings

  2. Scroll down and tap on Wallpaper.

    This will open a new screen with the current lock screen and Home screen preview.

    galaxy s20 wallpaper and theme - wallpaper menu

  3. Scroll down to the Choose a wallpaper section.

    Under this section are three relevant folders containing relevant options. Among them are My wallpapers, Gallery and Wallpaper services. There is also an option for you to Explore more wallpapers, in case you don’t like any of the given wallpapers.

    galaxy s20 wallpaper and theme - choose a wallpaper

  4. Tap to open My Wallpapers folder to view featured and downloaded wallpapers to choose from.

    You can also tap the quick edit menu icon (three-dots) on the top-right corner of the display to view and select an item from Live wallpapers.

    galaxy s20 wallpaper and theme - my wallpapers

  5. Tap to select your preferred wallpaper.

    This will open a preview of how the selected wallpaper looks when applied.

    galaxy s20 wallpaper and theme - make a selection

  6. Tap the option to Set on Lock screen.

    Doing so will save and apply the recent changes you’ve made to your phone’s wallpaper.

    galaxy s20 wallpaper and theme - set on lock screen

Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0
Materials
  • Galaxy S20

Alternatively, you can change the theme and wallpaper on your Galaxy S20 using Galaxy Themes. 

  • To do this, simply navigate to Settings-> Themes menu and then select themes from Must-have, Editor’s Pick, Popular and other categories. 

Must-have wallpapers are also available for you to pick from the Wallpapers tab in Galaxy Themes.

And that’s it. You have successfully changed the wallpaper and them on your Samsung Galaxy S20!

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