What are Galaxy S7 wallpapers?
And it is the easiest part when you want to customize your Galaxy S7 or S7 edge. You can simply use your photo or your dog’s photo to make the phone “yours”.
But you should not overdo it.
Because app icons are overlaid on Galaxy S7 wallpapers, you may try to choose wallpapers so that it should not be difficult to see the app icons.
Some Galaxy S7 owners may prefer dark wallpapers to save battery because of the Super AMOLED display in Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. But do not expect too much.
Anyway, choose Galaxy S7 wallpapers you like so that you can enjoy your phone. Don’t think too much on battery consumption: the difference is very marginal.
However, some poor designed live wallpapers may drain battery in Galaxy S7 or S7 edge noticeably.
So, you need to check battery usage by live wallpapers only.
How to set Galaxy S7 wallpapers for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge?
You can set Galaxy S7 wallpapers for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge by following these steps.
Step 1: Enter edit mode of Galaxy S7 home screen.
You can also enter home screen edit mode through pinching to zoom in in the home screen.
In the Galaxy S7 home screen edit mode (aka home screen options), tap Wallpapers as shown below to customize Galaxy S7 wallpapers.
Step 2: Select wallpaper for home screen or lock screen or both
By default, the wallpaper setting is for Galaxy S7 home screen.
The preview of home panel of Galaxy S7 home screen is shown (marked in green box in the screenshot above).
Tap Home screen as shown above.
Now you have 3 options:
- Home screen.
- Lock screen.
- Home and lock screen.
These options let you choose which screen(s) you want to apply the wallpaper.
For example, you want to use the same wallpapers for Galaxy S7 home screen and lock screen.
Tap Home and lock screens as shown below.
At the same time, you can turn on or turn off wallpaper motion effect for this wallpaper as shown below.
Wallpaper motion effect are some sorts of 3D effects of the wallpaper when you tilt your phones.
Step 3: Select wallpaper
You can choose Galaxy S7 wallpapers from your Gallery or from the pre-installed (or downloaded) wallpapers.
If you installed live wallpaper or live wallpaper apps, you can also choose live wallpaper.
For example, you just want to change the wallpaper to the pre-installed yellow scheme.
As shown below, when you select a wallpaper (or an image if from Gallery), the preview windows update immediately so that you can know how the home screen and lock screen look.
Step 4: Apply the new Galaxy S7 wallpapers
Once you decide to use this wallpaper, you have to tap “Set as wallpaper” in the bottom as shown above.
This will apply the wallpaper to Galaxy S7 home screen and lock screen as shown above.
Use Galaxy S7 themes to set Galaxy S7 wallpapers for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge
As explained in this guide, you can also use Galaxy S7 themes to customize Galaxy S7.
Each Galaxy S7 theme usually has its own wallpapers.
So, when you apply a new Galaxy S7 theme, the wallpaper will also be updated.
If you like the theme, but not the wallpaper, you can change it as mentioned above.
What about live wallpapers in Galaxy S7 and S7 edge?
As mentioned earlier, like other Android phones, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge also support live wallpapers.
However, in Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, there are no pre-installed live wallpapers. The traditional live wallpapers in Galaxy phones, e.g., bubbles, phase beam, photo wall and luminous dots, were removed in Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.
So, to use live wallpapers in Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge, you need to download live wallpapers, or install some live wallpaper apps in Galaxy S7 or S7 edge.
Once you install any live wallpapers in Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, you can find them when you select wallpapers.
Can you use Galaxy S7 wallpapers to customize Galaxy S7 and S7 edge? Do you know how to use live wallpapers in Galaxy S7 and S7 edge?
If you have any questions on wallpapers or live wallpapers in Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge, please let us know in the comment box below.
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For other guides on using Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, please check Galaxy S7 online manual page.
For detailed Galaxy S7 how-to guides, please check Galaxy S7 how-to guides page.