How to change the background theme on your Samsung device

Last Update date : Nov 23. 2020

* Please note, this section is designed to give you basic product troubleshooting information, also refer to your user manual for more information.

You can apply various themes to your device to change the visual elements of the Home screen, locked screen, and icons. This customisation feature means you are able to make the Samsung device more personal.


It is recommended to go into the Galaxy Theme store on your device prior, have a look at the Themes available and download the one you would like to set as your background. 


To change the background Theme on your device follow the steps below:

(Please Note: To download Themes you are required to be signed into your Samsung Account on the device, prior to downloading) 

1 Pinch the Home screen, or tap and hold an empty space on the home screen

Note: Alternatively, from the Home screen, tap on Apps and then tap on Settings.

2 Tap Themes.

You will be re-directed to the Galaxy Themes application where you can find 'My Themes' at the top of the page. You will also have the option to look through Themes available for download. 

3 Choose the desired Theme, and select Apply.

You can download the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. For all other queries or further technical assistance, please call Samsung Customer Care on 0800 726 786 or Live Chat with our Technical Team online, services are open 24 hours, 7 days.

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