Chromebook Desktop Wallpaper Apps and Extensions

Google’s Chrome OS doesn’t have a real desktop like Windows and other operating systems, but there is option for desktop wallpaper. ChromeOS comes with a default wallpaper which can be changed by the users. Follow these instructions to change desktop wallpaper on Chromebooks and other devices running on ChromeOS.

chromebook wallpaper

Apart from changing wallpapers manually, there are two other ways to set custom wallpapers: Using Surprise me option available in the wallpaper panel, or use certain apps available for it.

ChromeOS offers chrome.wallpaper API – developers can take advantage of it to build apps and extensions for customizing wallpapers. This Chrome extension API is supported only on the ChromeOS devices like Chromebooks, and not on Windows, Linux or macOS platform.

We have created these apps and extensions, using the chrome.wallpaper API, to customize the Chromebook desktop wallpaper:

Install and try these apps and extensions on your Chrome OS device. As said earlier, these add-ons wouldn’t work with Chrome running on Windows, Linux and Mac – as the required API is only available on Chrome OS.

Have any feedback or suggestion? Leave a comment below, or email us at browsernative.apps[@]gmail.com.

Related: How To Change Wallpaper on Chromebook?

Posted by Arpit

Arpit is a web enthusiast watching browsers for long. He maintains several browser-based tools including many popular extensions. Follow Arpit on Twitter, or email him at editor@browsernative.com.

1 Response

  1. mmagpali says:

    I love this app but change the pic 1 a day;)

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