Although Windows 10 has been improving its multi-monitor support with every release, if you have a dual-monitor setup or one with even more displays, the OS still doesn't offer an easy way to pick a different wallpaper for each of your monitors.
However, you don't need to resort to third-party tools because the option to set a different wallpaper is there, it's just not obvious to find.
In this Windows 10 guide, we'll walk you through the easy steps to customize your multi-monitor setup with a different wallpaper on each display.
How to customize each monitor with a different wallpaper
Personalizing monitors with different wallpapers on Windows 10 is a straightforward process, just follow these steps:
- Open Settings.
- Click on Personalization.
Click on Background.
- Quick Tip: You can always right-click on an empty space on the desktop, and select Personalize from the context menu to get background settings more quickly. Also, you can always type the control /name Microsoft.Personalization /page pageWallpaper path using the Run command (Windows key + R) and clicking OK to access the background settings.
Using the "Background" drop-down menu and select Picture.
- Click the Browse button.
- Browse to the location with your images, pick the wallpaper, and click Choose picture.
Right-click the image and select the monitor you want the wallpaper to show.
After completing the steps, you can repeat step No. 5, 6, 7 to set a different wallpaper on each of your monitors.
More Windows 10 resources
For more helpful articles, coverage, and answers to common questions about Windows 10, visit the following resources:
- Windows 10 on Windows Central – All you need to know
- Windows 10 help, tips, and tricks
- Windows 10 forums on Windows Central