How to change wallpaper automatically based on time of day in Windows 10

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Learn how to change wallpaper automatically in Windows 10

Windows 10 offers several options to customize the wallpaper, it allows you to choose between a wallpaper with motions or custom images. However, it doesn't let you change it automatically based on the time of day. To do this, we need to use third-party applications that are free and offer many features. Here we will explain some of the best applications you can use:


This application is very useful, as it allows you to automatically change the wallpaper based on the time of day. Chameleon is a totally free program and you can download it on the Github platform. It has a repertoire of backgrounds, but can also customize it with your own images.

This program is very easy to use, when you download it you can choose from the following categories: battery, weather, weather conditions, wind speed, temperature, humidity, temperature index. You can also choose the number of seconds or minutes required for cooling.

WinDynamic Desktop

With this application you can change the background to based on the time of day. When you download it you have to enter your location, i.e. the country or city. As this application uses that information to determine the sunrise and sunset times and based on that, it changes the wallpaper.

You have to select one of the three themes offered by WinDynamic Desktop which are: Island, Desert and Sky. Each of these themes comes with 16 different photographs which change the background light as the day progresses.

In the settings option you can choose how long you want to edit images or determine the sunrise or sunset time regardless of your location.

Background modification program

Wallpaper Change Sheduler is another tool you can use to automatically change the wallpaper based on the time of day in Windows 10. Includes 24 wallpapers, one for each hour of the day.

This program allows you to choose when the wallpaper is automatically changed, i.e. you can choose between daily and weekly times, when you log in or when you move the mouse. It also allows you to change schedules, upload your own images or use the default ones. In case you decide to upload your own image, it is important to adjust its size on the desktop.

Change the background of the day

To change the daily wallpaper it is recommended to download the Microsoft Bing Wallpaper application. This application is free and works very well with the Windows 10 operating system. Post beautiful Bing images daily.

It is very easy to use, you just need to download it to your computer and continue with the installation process. Once installed, your computer wallpaper will be changed by one of the applications. The Bing Wallpaper icon will appear on the taskbar. There you will have the option to choose the images you want as your daily wallpaper.

As you can see, automatically changing the wallpaper based on the time of day in Windows 10 is a very simple process, you just need to download one of the applications that we describe in this article. It should be noted that these programs are free and easy to use.

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