Pinterest is known for its inspiring images, but few people know that it is also the ideal tool for finding wallpapers for your phone, whether Android or iPhone (iOS). In the steps below, see how to search and download wallpapers for your screen and how to change the background of the operating system.
It is worth mentioning that the Android version of the Pinterest app looks similar to the iOS version. What changes between the two is just the way the user selects the image to set their new wallpaper on the phone. Follow the instructions for both operating systems below.
How to use the Pinterest app's Explore function to discover what's new
Pinterest has wallpaper options for mobile Photo: Divulgao
Step 1. On the iPhone, access the Search field and search for wallpaper or iphone wallpaper, if you prefer;
Look for "wallpaper" images on Pinterest Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 2. Select the image of your choice, tap the three dots symbol in the upper left corner and select the Download image option;
Download the image to your mobile Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 3. Then, access the iPhone Settings icon and tap on the Background Image option;
Open the iPhone Settings menu Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 4. Tap on Choose New Background Image and then on the All Photos album;
Select the desired image Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 5. Tap Set and choose between On Locked Screen, On Home Screen or Both to set the wallpaper on the pages.
Choose which screen you want to set the image as the background Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
On Pinterest for Android
Step 1. With the Pinterest app open, tap the Search field and search for the word wallpaper (without the quotes);
The way is the same on Android Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 2. Choose the image, tap the three dots symbol and select the Download image option;
The result can be different each time you search Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 3. On the Android main screen, press the current wallpaper with your finger until the configuration menu appears. Touch Backgrounds at the bottom of the window;
Access the Android Backgrounds menu Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 4. Tap on My Photos and choose the image you just downloaded;
Tap on "My Photos" to continue Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso
Step 5. Tap Set wallpaper and choose between Home screen, Lock screen and Both.
Finish by choosing which screen to save the image in. Photo: Reproduo / Pedro Cardoso