How to Change WhatsApp Chat Background on a Nokia & Microsoft Lumia

Change WhatsApp Background on Nokia & Microsoft Lumia

This tutorial will show you step by step how to change the chat window background on WhatsApp on a Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile smartphone.

(Including, Nokia and Microsoft Lumia)

You can change the chat screen wallpaper for all of your contacts (default) or just for one contact.

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Change WhatsApp chat wallpaper for:

This tutorial will work for all Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, such as the Nokia and Microsoft Lumia 435, 520, 530, 532, 535, 550, 620, 625, 630, 635, 638, 640, 650, 720, 730, 735, 830, 920, 925, 930, 950, 950 XL, 1020, 1320, 1520 and all other types.

WhatsApp Background

WhatsApp allows you to make your chats more personal by using images or your own pictures as a background of your chat windows.

You can change your default chat wallpaper for all contacts or for just one contact.

How to Change the Default WhatsApp Background for All Contacts on a Nokia & Microsoft Lumia

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Tap on the three dots ... located at the bottom.
    • Nokia & Microsoft Lumia WhatsApp Settings
  3. Tap on "settings".
  4. Tap on "chat settings" if your phone has Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 or tap on "chats and calls" if your phone has Windows 10 Mobile.
  5. Tap on "default background".
  6. Choose one of the following options: "background gallery", "take a photo", "choose from albums" or "search web".
  7. Tap on the picture you want to use as default background.
  8. You might get the option to crop the picture. This option appears when the size (dimensions) of the image is bigger than the screen size of your phone. You can do this by moving (swiping) the pic to the left, right, top or bottom and then tap on the checkmark button located at the bottom of the screen.
  9. Tap on the checkmark icon located at the bottom.
  10. Close settings.

Your WhatsApp chat window background is now saved.

How to Change WhatsApp Background for One Contact on a Nokia & Microsoft Lumia

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Open a chat window with the contact you want to change the background.
  3. Tap on the three dots ... located at the bottom.
    • Nokia & Microsoft Lumia WhatsApp Chat Settings
  4. Tap on "background".
  5. Choose one of the following options: "background gallery", "take a photo", "choose from albums" or "search web".
  6. Tap on the picture you want to use as background for this contact.
  7. You might get the option to crop the picture. This option appears when the size (dimensions) of the image is bigger than the screen size of your phone. You can do this by moving (swiping) the pic to the left, right, top or bottom and then tap on the checkmark button located at the bottom of the screen.
  8. Tap on the checkmark icon located at the bottom.
  9. Close settings.

Your WhatsApp chat screen wallpaper is now saved.

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