Windows 8 desktop background slideshow is very easy to set

Want to set Windows 8 background slideshow? Windows 8 desktop background slideshow gives you pleasure while working on the computer. When the desktop background picture is stable, you may feel bored. If the picture changes in ten seconds, you will be very happy to see the pictures and to work on that system.

Changing desktop background and setting  Windows 8 desktop background slideshow is very easy. Here I am giving the details for changing windows desktop background and to use slide show as windows desktop background. You may also like,

Procedure to set Windows 8 desktop background slideshow

Video Tutorial: How to set the desktop background as a slideshow in Windows 8

From this quick video, see how slideshow make your desktop more peaceful to watch. We also have mentioned the steps in a image format for users who doesn’t have a time to watch a video tutorial.

  • Right-click on desktop.
  • Click on personalize.  Shown in below screenshot.
windows 8 desktop background slideshow

Personalize window will be opened.

If you don’t want slide show select any theme and click save theme.

If you want slide show click on “desktop background”  which is at the bottom of the window. Just see below screenshot.

windows 8 desktop background slideshow

]Desktop Background window will be opened.

  • Click on Browse which is next to the Picture location. Select the folder where you have placed photos.
  • All the photos are displayed in the below box.
  • Check as many photos as you like to put a slide show. Uncheck remaining photos.
  • Click on the arrow under the picture position. Select Fit.
  • Click on the arrow under “change picture every”.Select the time interval for photos. Better to select it as 10 seconds.
  • Check “When using battery power, pause the slide show to save power”. With this, your slide show will be stopped when you don’t use the AC adapter and saves the battery power.
  • Click on save changes.
windows 8 desktop background slideshow

Now your desktop will display a slide show.


From the Personalization window, we can change the theme and screen saver and many more. You can also see Microsoft’s official blog post windows 7 desktop background slideshow.

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  1. Peter Bujold February 6, 2016

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