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Let your personal style shine. Create your own custom wallpaper for your laptop, desktop and phone.

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Make a stunning wallpaper for your phone and computer

You look at your wallpaper all the time, so why shouldn’t it make you smile? Wave goodbye to generic backgrounds by creating your own custom wallpaper. Add your own pictures and personality to get the look you want.

Making wallpapers is fast, easy, and fun with Canva. We’ve got hundreds of wallpaper templates to choose from. Or create one from scratch—upload your own photos or explore our collection of over 2 million images.

How to make a wallpaper

Create a wallpaper

Open up Canva and search for "Wallpaper" to get started on your design. You can either start from scratch or search for wallpaper templates.

Choose from tons of beautifully designed wallpaper and background designs. Find the perfect layout to start with then personalize it even further!

Found the right template but want to make a few adjustments? Simple. With a few clicks, you can edit the text, swap out images, and try out different font and color combinations for the perfect background.

You’ll find all the design elements you need to create the perfect wallpaper. Explore millions of free and premium images, illustrations, vectors, videos, shapes and more. Go wild with your creativity!

Once you’re happy with your wallpaper design, simply download it as a JPG or PNG file and use it on all your devices. You can also share your creation with everyone else by posting it on your social media profile right from Canva.

Create a wallpaper

Create a wallpaper that matches your style

Ditch Microsoft’s rolling green hills or Apple’s swirling galaxy. Personalize your computer’s wallpaper with Canva’s wallpaper maker and editor. With Canva you can choose templates, drag and drop images, and arrange text with a simple point-and-click interface.

Keep your wallpaper fresh and update for winter, summer, or special events like Valentine’s day or the New Year. With a wallpaper maker this easy to use, there’s no excuse not to.

Extensive design elements to enhance your wallpaper design

Whether it’s inspirational, funny, or a beautiful illustration, why not create and share your wallpaper with friends in real-time. Simply add your friends to Canva and create a team. From there, you can instantly collaborate on your design together, from any device, anywhere in the world.

Design seamlessly from one device to another

Spread the custom wallpaper love on your iPhone or Android device. With Canva’s iOS and Android apps—available for free on the App Store and Google Play—you can keep designing from your mobile devices.


Common sizes for desktop wallpaper are 1024 x 768, 1280 x 1024 and 1920 x 1080 pixels. Standard wallpaper has a resolution of 1024 x 768 and a screen ratio of 4:3. Desktop wallpaper sizes are always changing, as they are relative to current popular monitor resolutions.

Select a default wallpaper from the gallery on your phone, or search for an image online that suits your personality and mood. Be sure to consider the size, colors and layout of the image and how it might look behind your apps and icons.

To create a collage for your desktop background, simply save the photos you want to use, open up a presentation or photo editing program, upload and position your photos into a collage, save your work as a PNG or JPEG and then apply it to your home screen.

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