How to Change the Pixel 3 Lockscreen & Wallpaper

How to change the Pixel 3 Lockscreen & Wallpaper is a publication of Cory Gunther of AndroidNews.Us.

Here we will show you how to change the lock screen and the wallpaper image on Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL. This includes adding your own images instead of those provided by the phone, followed by a few other customization options. Here's how to customize your Pixel 3.

Choosing the right background is a big problem, especially with the beautiful 6.3-inch screen from one edge to the other of the Pixel 3 XL. You will also want a high resolution image. We will show you how to change it and recommend some of the best places to download great wallpapers.

Read: 10 best official Pixel 3 accessories

For starters, Google allows you to set a different image for the lock screen and the home screen, so you can have two different images, which is really nice. Apart from that, Google does not offer as much customization on the lock screen as other manufacturers. Here's how to start.

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There are different ways to change the background image and wallpaper for your Pixel phone to be perfect. The easiest way is to simply tap and hold an empty area of ​​your screen. From there, you can easily choose what you want and where to apply it.

Google has provided beautiful animated wallpapers on the Pixel 3. And even though they are nice, you can use your own photos by following these steps.


  • Push and hold your finger on an empty area of ​​the screen
  • To select Wallpapers option popup
  • Scroll through Google images, Living Universe photos, or press My pictures
  • Now to select the image you want, crop to fitand hit Together Screen background
  • To choose home screen, locked screen or both

Once you are here, you will see dozens of beautiful pictures. Google really went above and beyond to give us a lot of options. However, the first is "My Photos", which allows you to browse your own phone in search of photos you have taken yourself. Tap on it or even "My Downloads" to find images saved on the Internet.

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Preloaded Google images or anything you take with your camera will be fine. If you choose an alternative, we recommend at least 1080p HD images. To find beautiful wallpapers like the ones presented here, download the Zedge app and browse their vast collection. This is my favorite wallpaper application.

Lock Screen

In case you have noticed our instructions, changing the Pixel 3 lock screen wallpaper is just as easy. Follow the same steps as above for the lock screen. When you find the image you want to use and click on "Set Screen Background", choose locked screen instead of the home screen.

Personally, I have a Packers logo as a locked screen image, and then a dark screen background for my main home screen. Dark or dark images can save the battery of your Pixel 3 because AMOLED displays show dark colors. Choose what works for you.

Other options

Unfortunately, this is where the options and customization end for the lock screen. Most smartphone manufacturers allow here many customizations. Where you can change the shortcuts of the application or customize the permanent display. In Android 9 Pie, you can change the notifications or the Play Now function, but that's about it. If you want customization, get a Samsung or LG.

If you wish, you can change the operation of the permanent mood display. Finally, follow our instructions above and change your Pixel 3 lock screen or wallpaper and turn on your phone. yours. While you're here, take a look at these 10 interesting things Pixel 3 can do.

How to change the Pixel 3 Lockscreen & Wallpaper is a publication of Cory Gunther of AndroidNews.Us.