How to customize your Desktop Theme as you like – Desktop background and colors

By | November 14, 2017

On Windows, you can set the desktop that you want to customize using themes. The theme is a collection of background images, window colors and sounds.

You can make “my theme” with your favorite things and change the background image and sound of PC desktop at once.

Background settings: Picruew, Solid color and Slideshow

You can set to background as a part of the desktop theme and use it as one of three kinds of Picture, Solid color and Slideshow. You can choose the image that comes with Windows as the default image, but you can also use your own original image.

For how to set the background and slide show, click here.




Set theme

You can change the desktop background, the border color of the window, and sound, screensaver etc. according to your preference, or make an original.

▼ Click Start button > Settings > 1Personalizion.

Theme Settings

Alternatively, right-click on the desktop and click 1Personalization on the menu.

Theme Settings

Background

▼ The “Personalizion Settings” window opens as below. Clicking 1Themes, it consists of 24 types such as “Background“, “Color“, “Sound“, “Mouse cursor“.

The desktop background(Wallpaper) is the display screen that is displayed first when you logged in to Windows. In Windows, you can set your own wallpaper.

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Theme Settings

Colors

You can set the color of the accent color and Start, Taskbar, Title bars, Window border, and so on.

1▼ Automatically pick an accent color from my background: The color is automatically changed according to the background color of the desktop.

If you uncheck this check box, list of colors is displayed so that you can select the color as below. You can specify the accent color by clicking on the desired color.

[Windows 10] Theme Settings

▼  Also you can select more options as below.

Theme Settings

▼ 1Transparency effects: When “On” is selected, the window below will be blurred if the windows overlap.

Theme Settings

▼ 2Show accent color on the following surfaces: Start, taskbar, and action center, Title bars: After setting “On“, the color specified in “Theme” above will be displayed in the color of Start Screen, Taskbar.

Theme Settings

▼ When Checking 1Title bars, you can see the color of Title bar that you specified it.

[Windows 10] Theme Settings

▼ 3Choose your default app mode: You can specify the background color of “Windows settings” mode. Usually, “Light” is the default setting, but if you change this to “Dark“, the window will change to black as shown below.

Theme Settings



Setting in Control Panel

▼  You can make more detailed settings in the Control Panel. Open Control Panel. As below, press Windows + R key to open Run, and enter 1CLSID key below in the text box. Click 2OKbutton.

1explorer.exe shell:::{ED834ED6-4B5A-4bfe-8F11-A626DCB6A921}-Microsoft.Personalization

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[Windows 10]Theme Settings

▼ The “Personalization” settings window opens as below. Clicking 1Themes, it consists of 4 types such as 1Desktop Background, 2Color, 3Sounds, 4Screen savor, not Mouse cursor.

Clicking Desktop background and Color are respectively linked to Background tab and Color tab of “Windows Settings” above.

Theme Settings

▼ When you click 2Color above, this opens Colors tab in Windows Settings.

[Windows 10] Theme Settings

▼ Clicking 3Sounds opens Sound Property windows below.

Theme Settings

▼ Clicking 4Screen savor displays Screen savor settings windows.

Theme Settings

▼ Alternatively, you can also set a detailed background in the Control Panel.
Open Control Panel. As below, press Windows + R key to open Run, and enter 1CLSID key below in the text box. Click 2OKbutton.

1explorer.exe shell:::{ED834ED6-4B5A-4bfe-8F11-A626DCB6A921}-Microsoft.Personalization\pageWallpaper

Theme Settings

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