One of the features that Telegram messaging application gives its users is the ability to customize and change colors or images used in different parts of its theme. With this feature you can create your own Telegram themes, and enjoy the fun of working with this application. In my previous article, I showed you how you can change the theme and create a new one on Telegram application. But in this section, we are going to examine how to change Telegram wallpaper so that your pictures are displayed in the background when chatting or reading messages on this application.
Change Telegram wallpaper on phone
Changing chat background on Telegram application is very simple, and to do this, an option is provided in Telegram settings menu. To change Telegram wallpaper on Android devices, follow the steps below:
- Launch Telegram application on your phone and open Settings menu.
- Click the Chat Background option.
- From the bar displayed on the bottom of the screen choose one of the available photos. Also, if you click the first option in the bar, you will be navigated to your phone gallery from which you can select a photo of your choice to set as background.
- Once you choose the gallery option, you will see two options. The “From camera” option will open your phone camera and the “From gallery” option will take you to your phone gallery.
- Once you choose the photo, the crop square will appear. Crop the photo and set it as your background.
On iPhone, take the following steps:
- Launch Telegram application and open Settings
- Tap Appearance from the list
- Choose Chat Background
- Select from the existing photos or tap the Photo Library option to choose a photo from your Camera Roll
Change Telegram Wallpaper on desktop
On Telegram desktop version, it is also possible to change the chat background and choose a desired photo as the wallpaper. Here is how you can do that:
- Click the hamburger menu from the top left corner of the screen to access Telegram Settings.
- Choose Chat Settings from the menu.
- In the Chat Background section, select “Choose From File” to display the window from which you can select your new wallpaper.
Through the steps I mentioned above, you can simply change the Telegram chat background and select a photo from the available ones or choose one from your phone gallery. This level of customization is in fact one of the most important reasons why Telegram application is very popular around the world.