Google finally introduces Wallpapers app for Android

The app has five categories from which you can choose a wallpaper: Earth, Landscape, Cityscapes, Life and Textures


Tech Desk October 24, 2016
Google makes its wallpapers available for all Android smartphones. PHOTO: FILE

Google has added another application to its popular list of apps.

Wallpapers, initially launched on the company's new Pixel and Pixel XL phones, has recently been made available to all Android devices.

The app has five categories from which you can choose a wallpaper: Earth, Landscape, Cityscapes, Life and Textures. The images come from Google Earth, Google+ and 500px.

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The app lets you set a wallpaper as either a fixed one-time background that is traditionally used or as a changeable background that switches every 24 hours. You just need to simply turn on the daily wallpaper feature in order to avail this feature.

Only Android 7.0+ users have the option to set different images for the phone's home and lock screens. If you are still using an earlier version of Android, the app will only be able to set a wallpaper for your home screen.

PHOTO: GOOGLE PLAYSTORE

Downloading exuberant wallpapers isn’t something new for smartphone users given the various types of apps and features available, but getting a beautiful satellite image of Earth as your phone's background every 24 hours is something that definitely gives Google an edge.

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You can download the Google Wallpapers app from Google Play, here.

This article originally appeared on Mashable.

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