Android is remarkably awesome when it comes to customizing abilities. However, there is no need to go to such great extents such as installing themes or fibbling around with rooting just to get that good look on your Android device. Just do a simple wallpaper installation. Let’s look at some great wallpapers for Android.


This one here is for lovers of parallax. The background moves when you tilt your screen, giving it a 3D tangible look. The free version comes with 35 themes and plenty of options while the upgraded version has 90 themes and gives you full control over the editing and automation.


Tapet is a word for an aesthetic wall hanging though this app comes nowhere close to that. This is an app that gives you an infinite generation of wallpapers through patterns and colours, which you can also modify through simple swipe movements on your screen. You can also set the frequency of the wallpapers’ changing among other factors. The app also comes with a parallax effect.

500 Firepaper

For those who do not know 500px, it’s a website where skilled photographers upload great photos. Therefore, with this great app, you can get to have these artistic photos on your device. You can set how frequently these photos change as well as the categories that you receive. However, it’s good to check that the internal storage space of your phone doesn’t run out.


Zedge is one great app that not only gives you great wallpapers but also great ringtones, themes and notification sounds as well. It is outstanding for its amazing wallpapers that come in a collection of over 11, 000 copies that are easy to navigate through.


Wallmax from Alphawolf is an app that comes with quite a unique collection of stunning wallpapers that you won’t find anywhere in decades. Despite the few bugs such as slow loading of images, this app is worth the struggle with its uniqueness.

Muzei Live wallpaper

This is a great app for lovers of art work. It comes with a great collection of photos from high quality photography as well as from The images stay in a faded form in your phone’s background but it can come to its solid glory once you double tap. These great wallpapers are also on Android Wear, thus giving you that great look on your wrist besides your pocket.

Honorable mention

The great messaging app on Android, Whatsapp, has treated its users to a great range of wallpapers that will spice up your chats. These wallpapers are also unobtrusive, thus letting you chat at ease while falling in love with the background all the time.

Shake them all! Live 2 wallpaper

This is an app that is a whole lot of fun having on your wallpaper with a physics engine and tumbling Androids that react to shakes, touches, gravity, sound and light, making them look like dolls.

Transparent Screen

This isn’t an app for wallpapers but it uses what your camera is seeing as a wallpaper. It is a great feature that lets you keep informed on the world around you as you are engrossed in your phone. However, this app is a great battery drainer, thus your device will need constant recharging.

Cool Wallpapers HD

This great app is also compatible on Android Wear thus allowing you to send wallpapers to your smartwatch. You can browse through the huge gallery quickly by searching per category as well as share them on social networks or via email.

Background HD wallpapers 50M+

This app gives you free wallpapers from artists all over the world, featuring over 7,000 wallpapers of great quality. You can make them fit on your screen by cropping them as well as highlight their best features and share them on social media.

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Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

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