Galaxy A5 (2017) - Change the wallpaper (SM-A520W)

Last Update Date : May 14. 2019

Wallpaper

Change the look of the Home and Lock screens using a wallpaper. You can display your favorite picture or choose from preloaded wallpapers.

Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Set a default wallpaper

1 Touch and hold an empty area on the Home screen, or make a pinch gesture.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
2 Touch Wallpapers and themes.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
3 Touch OK to close the tutorial screen, if required.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
4 Touch View all to display all the preloaded wallpapers.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
5 View all wallpapers preloaded on your device by swiping up. Then, touch the wallpaper you want to use.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
6 Select which location you want to set the wallpaper for by touching Home screen, Lock screen or Home and lock screens.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
7 Touch SET AS WALLPAPER to use the selected wallpaper.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?

Touch the slider next to Wallpaper motion effect to activate this function. With this function activated, the wallpaper will move as you move the device in your hands.

8 Finally, press the Home button to fully display the wallpaper selected:
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?

Use a picture as a wallpaper

1 Touch and hold an empty area on the Home screen, or make a pinch gesture.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
2 Touch Wallpapers and themes.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
3 Touch From Gallery.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
4 Depending on your personal settings, it might be necessary to touch the album containing the picture you want to use as a wallpaper or to touch the PICTURES tab.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
5 Touch the picture you want to use as a wallpaper to select it.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
6 Select which location you want to set the wallpaper for by touching Home screen, Lock screen or Home and lock screens.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
7 Touch SET AS WALLPAPER to use the selected wallpaper.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?

Touch the slider next to Wallpaper motion effect to activate this function. With this function activated, the wallpaper will move as you move the device in your hands.

8 Finally, press the Home button to fully display the wallpaper selected:
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I change the wallpaper on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?

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