Tweak Windows 8 Display Settings to make it look better
Everyone wants to customize their desktop as per their preferences. Windows 8 offers you options to play around with the display settings and let you customize them. When you have an option to tweak and change the settings in Windows 8 to suit your taste, why would you still want to use the default display settings? Here, we give you some options and ways in which you can tweak Display settings on your Windows 8 device. Some of these settings can be managed from Windows 8 and for some, you have to install software. Go ahead and customize your computer today.
Let’s begin with the Start Screen because that’s where it all begins. Star screen is filled with Tiles which display information on a real-time basis. There’s only so much you can do to play around with this screen. You can change the colors of the background for the Start Screen. You can find these settings in the Charms menu. The keyboard shortcut to access Charms menu is ‘Ctrl+ l’. Once you’re on the Charms menu, select the option ‘Change PC settings’. Once you’re on the PC settings screen, select the option ‘Personalize’ and then ‘Start Screen’ to personalize your Start Screen.
Custom colors and backgrounds
Now we have seen how you can customize your Start Screen already but did you know that on Windows 8, you cannot have custom colors or background images? You only have to select from the options that Microsoft has given to you. That’s where the third party applications and software comes into picture. Again, in case you are using Windows RT, you cannot resort to this because Windows RT doesn’t let you install any software that you like. There are many third party applications that you can go for. Stardock is a popular tool that people have been using to tweak their Windows operating systems for a while.
Moving on to Lock Screen on Windows 8, you see this screen when you lock your computer or when you log out from your account. The images that can be used as background is not restricted like the background for Start Screen. Windows 8 has a list of images that you can use as Lock Screen background but if you want to customize and use picture from your files, you can do that too! You can browse for the picture that you want as background image for a Lock Screen and use it. You don’t have to rely on any third party application for this change.
So these are the options that you have when you want to tweak the Display Settings on your Windows 8. What are you waiting for? Customize your Windows 8 now!
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