WhatsApp Wallpapers: how to put a different wallpaper for each chat

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It is finally possible individually customize each WhatsApp chat. It took some time, but the messaging app introduced the ability to put a WhatsApp wallpaper on every chat individually, instead of having to use the same in all conversations.

In addition, the company has gone further by giving the opportunity to set a different wallpaper depending on whether the light or dark theme is used in the application, as not all images combine equally well with the theme used in each. moment.

This feature was first available in the beta version of the WhatsApp app for Android, but gradually it will begin to reach users of the stable edition of the messaging app, thus adding to the rest of the options and functions. customization options available for some time.

Change the background of each WhatsApp chat individually

Custom chat backgrounds on WhatsApp.

The process of changing the background of a WhatsApp chat is simple. Now it is no longer necessary to go into the application settings to put a single wallpaper for all chats - even if this option is still available -: it will be possible instead choose a different background for every conversation.

To do that, you just need to follow these steps:

  1. Open WhatsApp and go to the conversation where you want to customize the wallpaper.
  2. Tap the three-dot menu icon in the top right.
  3. Tap the "Wallpaper" option.
  4. You will see a screen to customize the wallpaper. You can choose the brightness level of the image or change it to another if you tap the “Change” button.
  5. When you tap the edit option, you will see a screen with different wallpaper categories. You can also choose a photo from your gallery or remove the background.

That's all. When you will have selected and customized an image, this will be set as wallpaper only in the chat you have chosen.

If you want to choose one different background for each chat, you just have to repeat the same procedure in each of the WhatsApp conversations that you want to personalize.

Choose a different wallpaper for each application theme

As mentioned at the beginning, WhatsApp also offers the option of choose a different chat background a depending on the theme of the application used: light or dark.

To change the wallpaper corresponding to each of the themes, these are the steps you need to follow:

  1. First, choose the theme for which you want to change the background. You can activate or deactivate the dark theme of WhatsApp from the application settings, in the "Chat" section.
  2. In the same section, tap "Wallpaper".
  3. Depending on the theme you have chosen, you will see "Background (dark theme)" or "Background (light theme)" at the top.
  4. To choose a wallpaper that will be applied to chats when using your chosen theme, tap "change" and select the wallpaper you want to use.
  5. Then change the app theme and select another wallpaper.

Therefore, each of the themes will have its own corresponding background. Note, of course, that these settings will not override your preferences for each individual chat, so if you have customized the background of conversations previously, you will continue to see custom backgrounds in each chat regardless of the background you have chosen for each topic.

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