You have no doubt changed the desktop wallpaper on your PC, probably many times. This means you know you can right-click in any blank space on the desktop to access the Personalization options. Did you know that’s there’s much more that you can do to make your desktop a more pleasurable space in which to work?
Personalizing the Lock Screen
Let’s start with those Personalization options. They open the Settings app (or panel), which you can also open by clicking the “gear” icon on the bottom left of the Start menu. On the left, you see the main Settings categories. Clicking the Personalization icon displays the subcategory options for the Windows 10: Background, Colors, Lock screen, Themes, Start [menu] and taskbar
Making Windows 10 Easier on the Eye
Microsoft Windows has always been a very easy to customize operating system, and Windows 10 no exception. There are a variety of ways in which you can personalize the desktop experience, and make it a more fun place to be.
Changing the Desktop Wallpaper
The obvious place to begin with this—as it’s the one thing most people seem to like to do—is to change the background wallpaper (sometimes called a screensaver, although a screensaver is a very different thing and no longer required in Windows 10).
In the Personalization ➤ Background Settings are easy and simple-to-use options for selecting a personalized desktop wallpaper. You can choose from one of the preselected wallpapers, or browse for a graphic or photograph on your PC
In this chapter, I’ve only just scratched the surface of what you can do to customize your desktop and app experience, to make working on your PC more pleasurable. I encourage you to play around with the customization options you find either when you right-click the desktop, taskbar, or in the Start menu, or that can be found in the Settings panel (by clicking the cog icon in the bottom-left corner of the Start menu).