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    How to change WhatsApp wallpaper for specific chats or all chats at once. A little-known feature of WhatsApp is the ability to change the background of your chats. You can change the WhatsApp wallpaper for a specific chat or for all your chats at the same time.


    To change the WhatsApp wallpaper on iPhone or Android, go to Settings or in the "Group Information" section of a specific chat. WhatsApp allows you to choose from preset wallpapers or upload a photo from your phone.



    WhatsApp offers its users the ability to customize chat backgrounds, all together or one chat at a time. Whether you want to change the background for a functional purpose (a plain background to make messages easier to read) or for aesthetic purposes (a more beautiful background), you can do it in just a few steps.

    Here's how to change the WhatsApp wallpaper for all chats and specific chats on both iPhone and Android.


    Three methods to change the wallpaper on WhatsApp

    As we told you before, you can change all the wallpapers at the same time or only those of a specific chat, the three options you have to do it are always the same. You can change the wallpaper using the photo gallery, a solid color or the WhatsApp gallery.

    How to change the WhatsApp wallpaper of all chats

    1. Open WhatsApp. If you have an iPhone, tap the tab Settings at the bottom right of the screen. If you have an Android, tap i three vertical points in the upper-right corner of the screen, then tap Settings.
    2. Toccata Chat.
    3. Toccata Chat background.
    4. Touch to choose a wallpaper from the list of options or upload a photo from your phone.
    5. On the page Preview, touch Cancel to continue browsing or Tax to choose the wallpaper as the background for all chats.

    How to change the WhatsApp wallpaper of a single chat

    You can further customize your experience by setting a different wallpaper for each chat on Whatsapp:




    Your Android:

    1. In WhatsApp, open the chat whose wallpaper you want to change.
    2. At the top of the chat, tap thethree dots icon. Touch Background.
    3. Touch to choose a wallpaper from the list of options or upload a photo from your phone.

    Your iPhone:

    1. In WhatsApp, open the chat whose wallpaper you want to change.
    2. At the top of the chat, tap the group name.
    3. Toccata Background and sounds.
    4. Touch to choose a wallpaper from the list of options or upload a photo from your phone.

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    Steps to follow to change WhatsApp wallpaper.

    1. Open the WhatsApp application on your Android or iPhone.
    2. On the home page, tap More options. On the iPhone, it's on the far right of the bottom menu bar. On an Android, click on the three vertical dots in the top right corner.
    3. Now, from the option shown, select Settings.
    4. On the Settings page, select Chat.
    5. On the new screen, select Wallpaper. You will be shown 5 options:
    • No background: tapping "No background" will remove the background of the WhatsApp chat
    • Gallery: tapping “Photos” on iPhone or “Gallery” on Android you can load the wallpaper from your photo library.
    • Solid color: tapping “Solid Colors” opens a selection of color options.
    • Wallpaper library: tapping “Wallpaper Library” will open a preloaded wallpaper screen.
    • Default: tapping “Default” will set the default chat wallpaper

    Select one from the given option. For example, if you have chosen a new wallpaper, you will be taken to the "Wallpaper Preview" screen. After making your changes, tap Set. That's all!



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