Gmail is one of the most popular email service currently with millions of users around the world. The main purpose of Gmail is to communicate with your friends, co-workers, etc. But, it doesn’t mean that your Gmail should have the simple and boring look. You can change the background of Gmail page which will give to it very pleasant and lively appearance. You can choose one of the HD or normal size images and change your Gmail background in a few seconds. This guide will show you how to change Gmail background theme.

Gmail provides beautiful, colorful themes from different categories; landscapes, animals, cartoons, etc. You also have the possibility to add your photo and set it as background.

To change theme in Gmail, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Log into your Gmail account.

Step 2: Click on the gear icon atthe top right corner of the page. From the drop-down list, click on the option “Themes”.


Step 3: A window that has several topics appears. Click on one picture to preview it before applying to your Gmail account.

After choosing a theme, just click on the “Save” button at the bottom of the window to save it so that each time you log into your Gmail account, your select theme, it will be applied automatically.

If you would like to use a picture not provided by the Google, click the “My Photos” button at the bottom right of the window.


Step 4: On the overlapping window appears, select an picture from your profile photos or other uploads. You also have an option to upload a photo from your computer by clicking the “Upload A Photo” link at the top of the window. If you like a picture on another website, you can easily copy the image URL and click “Paste a URL”, you paste it there.


Step 5: When you have the preferred picture selected, click the “Select” button at the lower left corner of the window, and it will take you back to the window themes. Click the “Save” button to finish.

With just a few simple steps above, you have changed the Gmail interface for your account successfully. Now it looks nice and more unique.

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