How to change the background image in Google Chrome | Digital Trends Spanish


How do you improve something that is already popular? Decorating it, of course. We refer to Google Chrome, which is currently our favorite browser and that of many more. Changing the background image in Google Chrome is just one of the things you can do to customize it, you can also change the colors of its tabs, the bookmarks bar and more. Here we explain how.

One detail: you will need to run the most recent version (85) of the browser Google Chrome.

Use a theme

In this section, we will install a theme that you can download from the Chrome Web Store. Generally, they include a custom image that appears in the background of New tabas well as different colors throughout the scan.

Step 1: open the appearance settings

First, find the settings for Topics in Google Chrome.

Step 1.1: Click on the three dots icon Personalization and Control, located in the upper right corner.

Step 1.2: select option Setting in the drop-down menu.

Step 1.3: the eyelash Setting it will open in the browser. Please select Appearance.

Step 1.4: click on Topics. This action takes you to the Chrome Web Store.

Note: you can also access these settings by typing chrome: // settings / appearance in the browser’s address bar.

Open Google Chrome and look for three dots in the upper right corner of your browser window. Click on them to open Chrome’s main drop-down menu. Towards the bottom of the drop-down menu, you’ll see the section Setting. Please select this option.

Step 2: choose the theme

This new Chrome page takes you directly to the section Topics. In this section there are many to choose from. They are shown divided by content type. The main image you usually see is the one that will appear as the Google background, so you can use it to guide you in your choice.

Each section shows only the highest rated images for that type of content, but you can take a look to see it bigger by clicking on it. And if you want to see only those of that section, click on the icon See everything, top right of the page. If you only want to see the themes developed by Google, click on the option Everyone, located in Categories, on the left, and select of Google in the drop-down menu.

Once you’ve selected a theme, be sure to check out the preview images and reviews. Keep in mind that most themes spread their colors and patterns across the browser window and tabs, so take a look at the full look to see if you like how it looks. Selecting the tab will show more themes from that particular developer.

Remember that most themes spread their colors and patterns across the browser window and tabs, so check the full appearance before installing.

Step 3: add it to Chrome

If you find one you like, click the button Add to Chrome in the upper right corner. As Chrome applies the theme, this button turns white and says Added to Chrome. You will also see a blue button if you want Undo.

Your new theme automatically transforms the appearance of the browser. The tabs may or may not change color, and if you open a new tab, you should see the main image of the theme.

Check if you like it. Sometimes you might like the image, but not what it does to the lashes or the colors it adds. If that’s the case, press the button Undo or go back to Appearances, on the menu Setting, and returns to the default theme. You can choose and disable as many themes as you want while looking for the right one!

Customize your Chrome

You may not be interested in any of the topics and prefer to use a personal image. In this section, we will guide you so that you can add a custom image, as well as change the colors, without having to install a theme.

Part 1: select a custom image

First, we will install a custom image provided by you or by Google.

Step 1: open a new tab and click the button Personalize, located in the lower right corner.

Step 2: a window will appear in the browser with the category Background, which opens by default. Select a background or click Load from device to use an image stored on your computer. If you select the latter, Chrome will open a pop-up window (File Browser/Seeker/Records) so you can locate and select your preferred image.

Step 3: click the button Ready to finalize the changes.

When you open a new tab in Chrome, your image will now appear on the screen. You can remove this setting at any time by clicking the button again Personalize (in this case it’s just a pencil icon) and select Bottomless.

Part 2: select a color and theme

If you want to change the overall look of Chrome, as well as add a custom background image but are not sure how to install a theme, do the following:

Step 1: open a new tab and click the button Personalize, located in the lower right corner.

Step 2: a window will appear in the browser with the category Background, which will open by default. Choose Colour and Theme in the list on the left.

Step 3: choose a sample of two colors.

Step 4: click the button Ready to finalize your change.

Note: your current theme installed from the Chrome Web Store appears above the color swatches. You can click the arrow button to open the store and install a new theme. This option does not appear on the color swatches when there is no theme installed, you must take the detailed route in the first half of this guide.

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