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Customizing Backgrounds

What you’ll learn

Hi there! In this article, we’re going to cover:

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Access customization options

  1. Click on the Quick Actions button on the top menu.
    Alternatively, you can right-click with your mouse on the background area of the web desktop (not on files and folders).
  2. Click on Customization.
  3. Continue to the next section based on the type of background you’d like to have.

Change the background using Unsplash’s integrated library

We’ve partnered with Unsplash to bring you a virtually infinite library of beautiful, professional backgrounds! Here’s how you can use it:

  1. Make sure that the Photos tab is selected.
  2. Select a theme, type a keyword to search for something specific, or scroll through Unsplash’s library until you find a stunning background, and click on it to select it.
  3. To preview a background before applying it to the web desktop, you can hover over it, and click on the arrow button that appears. 

    To deselect a background, simply click on the selected background again.

  4. Click Apply Changes. This will immediately set the image you selected as the web desktop’s background.

Change the background to a solid color

  1. Make sure that the Color tab is selected.
  2. Play with the color picker and the tone slider until you reach the desired color
  3. Click Apply Changes. This will immediately set the color you selected as the web desktop’s background.

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