You can now use a custom wallpaper or Bing image in lock screen of your Android device using Microsoft Launcher. Here is how to do set lock screen wallpaper of your choice via Microsoft Launcher on Android.
The Microsoft Launcher app is perhaps the best alternative to default launcher on Android. If you’re not happy with the tool, we have guide on how to remove Microsoft Launcher from your device here. But i like it a lot and would recommend it because this tool offers so many useful options to customize Android firmware.
Early versions included limited options to customize the lock screen appearance and depending on the variant of the operating system, it was difficult to apply a custom wallpaper in the lock screen.
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However, successive updates have brought new and matured features, including the ability to customize the lock screen as well as the home screen wallpaper any way you like. Using the latest version, you can choose to set a custom wallpaper in the Lock screen, Bing images that change every morning, or you can even set a custom slideshow that rotates every day.
In the guide below, you will learn the steps to apply a custom wallpaper on your Android phone using Microsoft Launcher.
Steps To Set Lock Screen Wallpaper With Bing Images Using Microsoft Launcher
To change the daily Bing wallpaper on your Android Lock screen, follow these steps:
1 – Go to Microsoft Launcher settings. (Press and hold the home screen and tap on Launcher Settings.)
2 – Tap on Change Wallpaper.
3 – Next, tap on Select a wallpaper.
4 – Under “Choose a slideshow,” tab on Bing.
5 – Select the Home screen and Lock screen option.
6 – Tap the Apply slideshow button.
7 – Using the same settings page, you can choose to only show Bing wallpapers in the home screen too.
Once you’ve completed all the above steps, the lock screen and home screen of your Android phone will refresh every day with same image using Bing daily wallpapers.
If you want to make it stop, tap the Stop slideshow button on step no. 6 above which will prevent the lock screen and home screen from changing the current look.
How To Set Lock Screen Wallpaper With Custom Slideshow Using Microsoft Launcher On Android
If you want to apply a slideshow of custom images on the Lock screen of your Android phone using Microsoft Launcher, here are the steps:
1 – Open Microsoft Launcher settings.
2 – Tap on Change Wallpaper > Select a wallpaper.
3 – This time, under “Choose a slideshow,” tab on Gallery.
4 – Tap the Add image option.
5 – Select up to 30 images.
6 – Select the Home screen and Lock screen option.
7 – Tap the Apply slideshow button.
Once the above steps are complete, the images you selected will rotate every day on your lock and home screen. To disable this setting, tap the Stop slideshow button on step no. 5 above.
How To Set Lock Screen Single Wallpaper Using Microsoft Launcher
Microsoft Launcher had made it easy to set a custom wallpaper in the Lock screen of your Android phone, here are the steps to do it:
1 – Launch Microsoft Launcher settings.
2 – Tap on Change Wallpaper.
3 – Under “Choose a single wallpaper”, select a location to change your Lock screen image.
4 – Select the image you want in your Lock screen.
5 – Tap the Select image button.
6 – Select where to apply the wallpaper:
- Home screen and Lock screen
- Home screen only
- Lock screen only
7 – Tap the Apply button.
That’s all. the Lock will display your custom image. To be able to access this feature, you need to have Android 7.0 (7.1.1 preferable) or later running on your Android device. You must be using the latest version of Microsoft Launcher.