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Changing the Wallpaper on Your Galaxy Tab A (SM-T280)

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

Changing the Wallpaper

  1. Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.

    Samsung Touch and hold an empty space on the screen

       

    Or pinch fingers together on the screen. 

    Samsung Or pinch fingers together on the screen
  2. Touch Wallpapers.   

    Samsung Touch Wallpapers
  3. Choose HOME SCREEN, LOCK SCREEN, or HOME AND LOCK SCREENS. From this example, touch HOME AND LOCK SCREENS.   

    Samsung Choose Which Screen
  4. View the preloaded wallpapers on your device at the bottom of the screen, and touch a thumbnail to preview.    

    Samsung View Preloaded Wallpapers at the Bottom of Screen

    To select a wallpaper from your saved pictures other than the preset wallpapers, touch From Gallery. Navigate to the picture's folder and touch the picture to select it. You can crop and resize the image by dragging and swiping two fingers in and out. Touch DONE to save picture as your wallpaper.

  5. Touch SET AS WALLPAPER to apply the selected wallpaper.

    Samsung Touch SET AS WALLPAPER to apply the selected wallpaper

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