Windows 10 has certainly seen some improvement since the launch of this new version. It has transformed into something more personal and giving, and there have been significant changes that are being made in the latest version of the Windows 10. Take the personalization part for example. The new changes in that section include the Creators Update which makes way for the resurrection of the new format of Windows themes. Such an addition is very beneficial for the new users, and we are here to tell you how.
Creating Themes on Windows 10
There are numerous options for downloading the custom themes from the regular Windows store, and there are different choices there as well. But then, there are some users who do not want to settle for the basic idea of downloading the themes. So, for them, there is an amazing way to create the themes in Windows 10 without any difficulty. Such a benefit has come with the recent change in the Windows version.
Some themes come preinstalled with the Windows 10. You can select a particular theme and then start changing the color, sounds and the background image of the specific underlying theme without any extra effort. All you need to do is click the right button.
It is also effortless to create a particular custom theme. You would require a package that consists of several background images. Some steps need to be kept in mind for the procedure to go as planned.
First of all collection all the images and the wallpapers that you would need to create the theme and put them in a separate folder in the local drive of your computer.
For good results try to copy all the images and wallpaper into Saved Picture folders. You can find this at following location: This PC -> Pictures.
Once you have all the required images in the Saved Pictures folder. You need to launch the Settings app and then click on Personalization -> Themes.
On the right side under Background section, select Slideshow using the drop-down. After that click on the Browse button available under “Choose album for your slideshow” and navigate to Saved Pictures folder in which you have saved all the images and wallpapers in step 1.
At this point, you have successfully created your custom theme for Windows 10.
To download that theme, you need to switch to Themes section. On the right scroll down until you see Apply a theme option. Here you will find out the list of themes which you’re already using accompanied with the newly created theme.
By default, your theme will be named as Synched Theme showing you number of the images it has. To save the same simply right click and click on Save theme for sharing on that theme and name it whatever you want to name it.
One of the best things about making your own custom themes is that you don’t have to download all the extra themes provided at the Windows store.
Also, you can easily tweak the setting of the custom theme that you created. All you have to do is go to the settings app and select the Personalization option, and you will be guided to your theme. Once there, you can make the necessary changes in the background, color and other designs of your custom theme.
I hope you find this tutorial useful. Let me know your thoughts in the comments.
In case, you really not a fan of Windows 10 themes, then you can take help of one of the best desktop customization tool named as Rainmeter. You can check this post on how to install rainmeter skins on Windows 10.
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