Article ID : 00061506 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

How to change the background color of the screens in the new Windows User Interface (UI) in Windows 8.

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Follow these steps to change the background color of the Start screen in the Windows User Interface (UI).

  1. Point to (but do not click) the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click to select the Settings charm.
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    NOTE:  The Windows Logo + I key combination will also take you to the Settings screen.

  2. In the Settings screen, in the lower-right corner, click Change PC settings.
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  3. In the PC Settings screen, on the Personalize tab, click Start screen.
  4. In the Start screen section of the PC settings screen, click one of the displayed color combination options.
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