When customizing your BlackBerry PlayBook, one of the first things you'll want to do is change the wallpaper. While some might be able to do this without a hitch, others will have trouble figuring out just where to go to get it done. This quick tutorial will help you quickly change your wallpaper using any saved photo or sample wallpaper on the device.
Navigate to the Pictures app on the device
Choose a folder that contains the image you want to set as your wallpaper, then select the image
Swipe down from the top bezel and choose Set as Wallpaper
Exit the app by swiping up from the bottom bezel - that's it!
Wallpaper size issues
There seems to be some type of issues with wallpaper sizes that we can't quite figure out as well. The PlayBook zooms in on images so they don't show full size as they should. As of now we're not sure just what causes this (something to do with the image size we're thinking) but hopefully we'll be able to pinpoint the issue soon. See the example below.
Image as it should be - actual size 1024x600
Image as displayed on PlayBook (notice how it is zoomed in from original)
It's likely RIM will fix this issue in the near future so wallpaper images display 1:1 instead of scaling as they do now, but in the mean time, be aware that you might not quite get the image to show as you'd like for a wallpaper.
This is just one of the many tips you get you started with your BlackBerry PlayBook. You can find great BlackBerry PlayBook wallpapers for your device and also upload anything youd'd like to share in our CrackBerry Wallpaper Gallery. Be sure to check out all our BlackBerry PlayBook 101 articles for more.