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Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

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Personalise your phone display

You can change many display settings, such as the background image to personalise your display. Follow these instructions to personalise your phone display.

Step 1 of 19

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select background image, go to 1a.
Organise display shortcuts, go to 1b.

Step 2 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press and hold the background image to open a pop-up window.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 3 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press Home screen or Lock screen.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 4 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press Wallpapers, Gallery or Live wallpapers.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 5 of 19

1a - Select background image

If you select Wallpapers:

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 6 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press the required background image.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 7 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press Set wallpaper.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 8 of 19

1a - Select background image

If you select Gallery:
Go to the required folder.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 9 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press the required background image.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 10 of 19

1a - Select background image

Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 11 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press Done.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 12 of 19

1a - Select background image

If you select Live wallpapers:

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 13 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press the required background image.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 14 of 19

1a - Select background image

Press Set wallpaper.

If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Step 15 of 19

1b - Organise display shortcuts

To add a display shortcut:
Press Apps.

Step 16 of 19

1b - Organise display shortcuts

Press and hold the required shortcut.
Drag the shortcut to the required position.

Step 17 of 19

1b - Organise display shortcuts

To remove a display shortcut:
Press and hold the required shortcut.

Step 18 of 19

1b - Organise display shortcuts

Drag the shortcut to Delete.

Step 19 of 19

1b - Organise display shortcuts

To move a display shortcut:
Press and hold the required shortcut.
Drag the shortcut to the required position.

1. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select background image, go to 1a.
Organise display shortcuts, go to 1b.

2. 1a - Select background image

Press and hold the background image to open a pop-up window.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press Home screen or Lock screen.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press Wallpapers, Gallery or Live wallpapers.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
If you select Wallpapers:
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press the required background image.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press Set wallpaper.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
If you select Gallery:
Go to the required folder.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press the required background image.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press Done.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
If you select Live wallpapers:
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press the required background image.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.
Press Set wallpaper.
If you select Home screen, the background image is displayed on the standby display.
If you select Lock screen, the background image is displayed on the lock display.

3. 1b - Organise display shortcuts

To add a display shortcut:
Press Apps.
Press and hold the required shortcut.
Drag the shortcut to the required position.
To remove a display shortcut:
Press and hold the required shortcut.
Drag the shortcut to Delete.
To move a display shortcut:
Press and hold the required shortcut.
Drag the shortcut to the required position.

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