Windows 10 Desktop Wallpaper Slideshow Setup

Summary

  • Collect and choose your images for the slideshow
  • Set up the slideshow in the Personalize settings on Windows 10
  • Create a dedicated folder for your slideshow images
  • Customize the slideshow settings to your preference and enjoy your personalized desktop wallpaper rotation

In this article, I will guide you through the process of setting up a desktop wallpaper slideshow on Windows 10.

Collect and Choose Your Images

Set Up Slideshow: Right-click on your desktop and select “Personalize” from the context menu. Click on “Background” and choose “Slideshow” from the drop-down menu. Click on “Browse” to navigate to the folder where your images are saved.

Choose Slide Show Settings: Adjust the settings to your preference, such as the duration each image will be displayed and whether the images will shuffle. You can also choose to have the slideshow play on your lock screen.

Enjoy Your Custom Wallpaper Slideshow: Once you have set up your slideshow, sit back and enjoy your personalized desktop wallpaper rotation on Windows 10. Update your images whenever you like to keep things fresh and interesting.

Create a Dedicated Folder for Slideshow

  • Open File Explorer by clicking on the folder icon in the taskbar.
  • Navigate to the location where you want to create the dedicated folder for your slideshow.
  • Right-click on an empty space and select New, then choose Folder.
  • Name the folder something that will help you easily identify it as your slideshow folder, such as “Desktop Slideshow”.
  • Press Enter to create the folder.

Access Slideshow Settings via Search

From here, you can customize the slideshow duration, choose specific folders for the images, and adjust other settings to suit your preferences. You can also shuffle the images, adjust the fit of the pictures on your screen, and even enable the slideshow on your lock screen if desired.

Once you have made your desired changes, simply click “Save changes” to apply them. This allows you to easily set up and customize your desktop wallpaper slideshow without having to navigate through multiple menus.

Select and Set Your Slideshow Folder

1. Right-click on the desktop and select “Personalize” from the context menu.
2. Click on “Background” in the left sidebar.
3. Under the “Background” dropdown menu, choose “Slideshow.”
4. Click on the “Browse” button and navigate to the folder where your slideshow images are stored.
5. Select the folder and click “Choose this folder.”
6. Adjust the slideshow settings to your preference, such as changing the picture position or slide show speed.
7. Click “Save changes” to apply your new slideshow folder.

Now your Windows 10 desktop wallpaper slideshow is set up with the folder of your choice. Enjoy a rotating display of your favorite images!

Customize Interval and Sizing Options

1. Adjusting Interval: Right-click on your desktop and select “Personalize.” Click on “Background” and choose the “Slideshow” option. Under “Change picture every,” select the time interval you prefer.

2. Customizing Sizing: While in the “Background” settings, choose how your wallpapers fit the screen by selecting “Fill,” “Fit,” “Stretch,” “Tile,” or “Center.”

3. Saving Changes: Click “Save changes” to apply your customized interval and sizing options for the slideshow.

Optimize Slideshow for Battery Life

To optimize the slideshow for battery life on your Windows 10 desktop, follow these steps:

1. Adjust the slideshow settings: Go to Settings > Personalization > Background and select “Slideshow” from the drop-down menu. Click on “Choose albums for your slideshow” to select the folders with your wallpapers.

2. Set a longer interval: Increase the time interval between each wallpaper change to conserve battery. You can do this by going to Settings > Personalization > Background and adjusting the “Change picture every” option.

3. Use battery saver mode: Enable battery saver mode on your device to automatically adjust settings and reduce power consumption during the slideshow.

Adjust Advanced Slideshow Settings

Here, you can adjust settings such as the slide duration, shuffle order, and whether to play slideshow when on battery power. You can also choose the folders from which to pull images for the slideshow. Additionally, you can specify whether to show pictures that are in subfolders of the selected folders.

Once you have customized the settings to your preference, click Save changes to apply them. This allows you to create a personalized desktop wallpaper slideshow that suits your preferences and style.

Set Up Lock Screen Slideshow

To set up a lock screen slideshow on Windows 10, follow these steps:

1. Go to Settings by pressing the Windows key + I, then click on Personalization.

2. In the left sidebar, select Lock screen.

3. Under Background, choose Slideshow from the drop-down menu.

4. Click on the Browse button to select the folder where your images are stored.

5. Customize the settings such as picture fit, slideshow speed, and choose whether to shuffle the images.

6. Finally, close the Settings window and your lock screen slideshow will be set up.

FAQs

Can a Slideshow be used as a desktop background?

A Slideshow can be used as a desktop background by accessing the Personalize settings on your computer.

Can I make my wallpaper a Slideshow?

Yes, you can make your wallpaper a slideshow on your Android device by going to Settings > Wallpapers > Live Wallpapers > Wallpaper Slideshow.

How do I make a Slideshow of wallpapers in Windows 10?

To make a slideshow of wallpapers in Windows 10, you can do so by navigating to Start > Settings > Personalization > Background and selecting Slideshow from the list of options available.

How do I make a Slideshow wallpaper on Windows 10 without activation?

To make a Slideshow wallpaper on Windows 10 without activation, you can’t change it directly in Settings. However, you can still set a Slideshow wallpaper by locating your photos in File Explorer, right-clicking on a photo or photos, and selecting “Set as desktop background.”