Add a custom background image to Google homepage

google Google has come up with a new personalization feature like that of Bing, by introducing the ability to set and use background images or custom photos to your Google homepage.

One can add a favorite photo or image to the background of the Google homepage. You can choose a photo from your computer, your own Picasa Web Album or a public gallery hosted by Picasa which includes a selection of beautiful photos or from Editors picks.

Google homepage with background image

To Set a background on Google homepage, just open and login to your Google account. Click the link ‘Change background image’ shown in bottom left corner of webpage. Now upload a custom photo or choose an image from the amazing public gallery or editor picks. Click ‘Select’ to set it as Google homepage background.

Select a background image for google

This new feature is currently available only on (English), but will soon be rolled out to other localized versions as well.


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

1 Response

  1. Abhay Mittal says:

    Thank you.
    You’ve written in the starting that Google has issued this feature after other Search engines. Please also tell the method to change image on those. naemly on Bing.

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