How To Set Desktop Background On Start Screen In Windows 8.1

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The desktop background that is chosen as per preference when using desktop in Windows 8.1 can also be set to show on Start screen that has various tiles/apps.

desktop background in Windows 8.1 to be shown on Start screen

To do this :

Right click on taskbar and select “Properties”.

Accessing properties menu from Windows 8.1 taskbar

Next, go to the Navigation tab and check the option “Show my desktop background on Start”. Hit Ok to save the changes.

Enable showing desktop background on Windows 8.1 start screen

Now access the Start screen (either through the Start button on desktop taskbar or by using the Windows key).


The chosen background now will be visible.



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