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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rubso, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. rubso

    rubso Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi :). Another question from a new GalaxyS user. Does anyone know why my wallpaper photo extends over multiple homescreen pages? Can I set a photo for my homescreen page only and keep its settings without cropping? :rolleyes:
     


  2. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Thats normal for android phones. Its to make sure that the photo used for a wallpaper will cover the screen from top to bottom without distortion. If the photo you are selecting is too wide for the resolution of one screen alone to use in fullscreen view, then it will be spread as a scrollable wallpaper. If this wasnt being done, then there will be black areas with no wallpaper to the top and bottom part of the screen.
     
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  3. goyal.sanchit

    goyal.sanchit Android Enthusiast

    Which firmware you have? In Android 2.3.3 it is possible to keep the wallpaper on all homescreens without scrolling.
     
  4. rubso

    rubso Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for that. Sorry for my ignorance but what is firmware?
     
  5. T.M.M.L

    T.M.M.L Android Enthusiast

    Greetings rubso,

    Firmware is like the operating system for your phone. Like sort of windows XP..Vista.. The higher the number, the more features or corrections it brings. Well sometimes it brings more headaches, lol.

    As for you first question, download a app called multipicture live wallpaper. With it, you can set a different wallpaper to each screen if you wish.

    https://market.android.com/details?id=org.tamanegi.wallpaper.multipicture&feature=search_result

    Hope this helps
     

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