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How to Change the Gmail Background

Working with the same Gmail interface everyday sometimes can cause a boredom. Gmail gives you a freedom to makeover your Gmail interface by changing its background. Read on to find out how.

Gmail have prepared a bunch of beautiful images you can use for free. If you don’t find the image that suit your taste, you can also use your own image. Who knows you are a photographer who have a bunch of beautiful photo collections. Or you want to add your narcissistic selfie, may be?.

To change the Gmail background, you can click the gear icon at the top-right corner and select the Themes option.

A new pop-up window will appear once you clicked the gear icon. Here, you can see a bunch of images you can choose from. Just click on the image you want and click the Save button to apply it as your Gmail background.

In addition to changing background, you can also change the text background from default (light) to dark. You can also apply the vignette effect on the image you have selected.

Use your own image

In addition to the free images provided by Gmail, you can also use your own image. You can use the images you have on your Google Photos or upload new one. To use your own image, click the My Photos button at the bottom-right of the pop-up window.

You will be shown the image collections you have on your Google Photos. If you want to upload a new image, just click the Upload a photo tab and select your best image.

Changing the Gmail background looks trivial, but it can avoid a boredom. As a result, you can keep be able to get your working spirit. Probably, it would be a nice idea to regularly change your background Gmail. Once a week, may be.

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