How To Add A Live Wallpaper To Google Chrome New Tab Page

“Live” wallpaper in the browser is the perfect option if you want to change the appearance of your Google Chrome new tab page. “Live Start Page – Living Wallpapers” add-on is made just for this purpose. It contains over 500 beautiful themes with “live” and standard wallpapers, clock, shortcuts to websites for quick access and even a list of tasks. The add-on is lightweight. In this guide, we will show you how to add a live wallpaper to Google Chrome new tab page.

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How To Add A Live Wallpaper To Google Chrome New Tab Page

If you want to change the appearance of the Google Chrome new tab page, you need to follow these instructions:

Go to the Chrome menu (icon in the form of three horizontal lines) and click on Settings < More tools < Extensions. Scroll down to “Get more extensions” link and open Google Chrome store. In the search field, enter the query “Live Start Page”. In the search results, you need to select “Live Start Page – living wallpapers” extension and click on “Add to Chrome”.

After the installation is complete, in the upper right corner a special extension icon should appear. By clicking on it with the right mouse button, you can:

  • Remove the add-on from the browser;
  • Hide the icon so that it doesn’t show up;
  • Go to the Options;
  • Go to the page where you can manage the extensions.
  • Click on “Options” from the icon menu.

There you can select the categories of the wallpapers:

  • Live motion photos;
  • Live backgrounds;
  • Static background.

All wallpapers have the previews.

You won’t see many wallpapers in the page, but if you want more, click on “Load more” button.

To add a new live wallpaper to the browser, click “Install” on desired wallpaper and wait for it to download.

After the installation is complete, open a new tab. By default, in the middle of the screen is the clock, and it can be changed by clicking on it twice with the left mouse button.

In the upper right corner, you can adjust the display of the weather. Just click on it and the town will be set automatically or you can do it manually through the settings at the bottom of the screen.

In the lower left corner, there is a small “Task Scheduler”, where you can add a list of tasks for the day and view the completed.





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  1. Ergun Yeniyurt February 4, 2019