How to change the Wallpaper and Icons on your galaxy Phone or tablet

How ToHow to change the Wallpaper and Icons on your galaxy Phone or tablet
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From sports to sparkles, your Galaxy phone or tablet has a theme for every style. How to change the Wallpaper and Icons on your galaxy Phone or tablet. You can customize the Galaxy themes, Samsung wallpapers, and icons on your device to fit your tastes. A theme can also change the color design for Contacts, Messages, Settings, and the Quick settings panel, so your device can truly be your own. And if you have a Samsung account, you can even download themes or icons you’ve already purchased on another device.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider, software version, and device model. After the Pie OS (Android 9.0) update, you can no longer remove icon frames.

Download themes

Themes allow you to apply a design of your choice to your device, from wallpapers and icons to default applications such as Phone, Messages, and Calendar. You can express your personality through the various choices!

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then tap Themes.
  2. If it’s your first time using Themes, read the information, and then tap Continue or Agree.
  3. Tap Download if it’s a free theme, or tap the price (e.g. $0.99) if it’s a paid theme.
  4. Choose between Select payment method or Use discounts. If needed, enter your payment information.
  5. Tap Pay now to confirm.You can also tap Download trial for paid themes if you’d like to test it out first. You can only update a theme if the seller or creator of the theme has released an updated version.
  6. Tap Download if it’s a free theme, or tap the price (e.g. $0.99) if it’s a paid theme.
  7. Choose between Select payment method or Use discounts. If needed, enter your payment information.
  8. Tap Pay now to confirm.
  9. You can also tap Download trial for paid themes if you’d like to test it out first. You can only update a theme if the seller or creator of the theme has released an updated version.

Change your theme

You’ve had that theme for quite some time. If you want to change your theme and you already have another one downloaded or saved, all you need to do is apply it.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then tap Themes.
  2. To view all your themes, tap Menu (the three horizontal lines), then tap My stuff, and then tap Themes.
  3. Select your desired theme, view the details, and then tap Apply.
  4. If needed, tap Apply one more time to confirm.

Note: Once you apply a theme, it cannot be undone. You will have to apply the default theme or another theme if you no longer want to use it.

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Download icons

Want to show off your passion for your favorite hobby? Try customizing your device by downloading new icons.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then tap Themes.
  2. Tap Icons, swipe up to view the available icons, and then select the one you want to download.
  3. Tap Download if it’s a free icon set, or tap the price (e.g. $0.99) if it’s a paid icon set.
  4. Choose between Select payment method or Use discounts. If it’s your first time using Themes, read the information, and then tap Continue.
  5. Tap Pay now to confirm.

Change your icons

Maybe you’re a little tired of those icons. If you want to change your icons and already have another set downloaded or saved, just follow these steps to apply it.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area. Tap Themes.
  2. To view all of your icons, tap Menu (the three horizontal lines), then tap My stuff, and then tap Icons under My stuff.
  3. Select your desired icons, and then tap Apply.
  4. If needed, tap Apply one more time to confirm.

Delete themes

Oops, you downloaded the wrong theme by mistake. Just delete it; it’s no trouble at all.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then tap Themes.
  2. Tap Menu (the three horizontal lines), and then tap Purchased items.
  3. Tap Delete (the trash icon) in the upper right corner and select the theme or themes you’d like to remove.
  4. Tap Delete at the bottom to confirm.

Delete icons

If you change your mind, you can delete icons any time you want.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then tap Themes.
  2. Tap Menu (the three horizontal lines).
  3. Tap Purchased items, and then tap Icons.
  4. Tap Delete (the trash icon) in the upper right corner and select the icons you’d like to remove. Tap Delete at the bottom to confirm.

Recover purchased themes

No one wants to pay twice for the same thing. If you connect your device to a Samsung account, you can recover purchased items, even if you purchased them on another device.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then tap Themes.
  2. Tap Menu (the three horizontal lines), and then tap Purchased items.
  3. Tap Download next to the theme you want to recover on your phone. You can repeat this process as many times as needed.

Note: You can recover purchased wallpapers or icons from the same page. Simply use the menu at the top of the screen.

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