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How Do I Change a Lock Screen on Windows® Phone 7

June 28, 2012  |  Difficulty: Easy

how to change a lock screen image

The Windows® Phone 7 operating system is the newest among the top three mobile platforms that include Android™ and Apple® iOS. The control and user interface is only slightly different among them. Big changes cannot be made in the start screen and application menu, but limited customization is possible like placing your favorite image on the display by setting it as wallpaper on the lock screen. The instructions below describe how to change a lock screen image on the Windows® Phone 7.

Changing wallpaper in Windows® Phone 7:

  1. Tap on “Settings” in the application menu of the phone.
  2. Scroll down and tap on the “lock+wallpaper” option.
  3. Tap on the “change wallpaper” button.
  4. Select the album where the image is located and tap on the desired image.
    If the image is larger than the screen resolution you have to select what will be displayed from the image.
  5. Tap on the “tick” icon.

Tips and Tricks:

  • You can set a password in the “lock+wallpaper” menu by just moving the “Password” switch to the “On” position.

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