How to set different background wallpapers for Multiple Displays, Dual monitors《2/2》

By | November 18, 2017
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It is now common to work with Multiple Displays for efficient task on PC. Separate settings are required to display different background images on each monitor.

Usually, the background on the desktop is set to show the same image as the default even if Multiple Displays is.

Right-click

▼ Click Start > Settings > Personalization. On the Background tab, you can specify a different background image by right-clicking on the desired image for each monitor.

set the background image of multi display

Click the 1Background tab, and select 2Picture” in the Background section. Right-click on the image you want to be the background image, and specify which monitor.

For example, select either “Set for monitor 1” or “Set to monitor 2” of the dual monitor. In this way, you specify two background images.




▼ As a result, each different background is set on both desktops as shown below. Note that the screenshot below shows the different resolutions of the monitors.

set the background image of multi display

Desktop Background

▼ You can 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

set the background image of multi display

▼ The advantage of the “Desktop Background” setting screen is that you can specify the desired image directly from the image storage location.

set the background image of multi display

In the 1Pull-down list of “Picture location”, It shows all of the folders you have opened clicking Browse… button. You can specify a background image right where your favorite images are stored.

▼ 1Right-click on the background image and the image you want to specify, and 2select whether to display either a wallpaper background.

set the background image of multi display

▼ As a result, two desktops of dual monitors are set to different backgrounds as shown below. Two monitors in the screenshot below have different resolutions.

set the background image of multi display
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