Customization is a need, an impulse for each geek on this planet. May it be tweaking the desktop of your PC or the home screen of your cell phone. It’s something or other that make a geek feel not the same as whatever remains of the world. Presently, one of the difficulties that we confront amid customization is picking the ideal backdrop. One may go surfing everywhere throughout the web to locate an impeccable pick or a gathering of them and, may even get the decision. Be that as it may, there’s one place on the web that one needs to check before surfing anyplace.
Yes, automatically. The wallpapers will change automatically based on the time and category set by you. However, you can download a specific wallpaper and stick with it. But, there’s no fun in that. So, why not cycle through the best wallpapers and experience new ones every hour or so.
We can accomplish this errand on Windows by utilizing a little instrument called Reddit Wallpaper Changer. Presently, this venture was discharged around 2 years prior and the first designer has quit chipping away at it. Be that as it may, as it is open source, another designer Rawns has as of late added to it and refreshed it with some new components and fixes. Along these lines, prescribe you to download the updated release by Rawns and not the first one.
Set it Up
The downloaded file will be a ZIP file, containing the Reddit Wallpaper Changer.exe file. This tool doesn’t need any installation. Just double-click on it to make it run. However, you will get a warning from Windows SmartScreen that it’s from an untrusted publisher.
Just click on more info and Run anyway. The application should now be up and running in the background. Open the system tray and right-click on the application’s icon and get into its settings.
Note: If you have any doubts about the security of the software, you can check the virus scan proof on the above-linked Reddit page.
In the Settings, you can change the source of your wallpapers from one subreddit to another. You can also set the duration at which the wallpaper should change.
If you need to add more than one subreddit, you can just add a + sign before the name of the subreddit. You can add any subreddit and this tool will only grab images from them.
You can further customize it to grab images from specific categories like Top Today, Hot, Top this week or just make it random. Apart from that, you can perform an advanced search query to specifically get the type of wallpaper you want. After you’re done with the settings, hit save.
Track History and Add Favorites
The app even keeps a history of applied wallpapers, so that you can find the wallpapers you liked the most and add them to your favorites. You can also set up a blacklist to avoid certain wallpapers to be set as background in the cycle.
Apart from all of that, you can save the wallpapers for offline use. To save the wallpaper, just right-click on the app’s system tray icon and hit save wallpaper. The wallpaper will be saved in a sub-folder of the app’s location.
So, that’s how you can set those awesome wallpapers as background on your PC from your favorite subreddits. Now, let’s see how you can do that on an Android device.
In case you’re an fan of live wallpapers, you more likely than not utilized the Muzei Live Wallpaper App. It refreshes your wallpaper with beautiful artwork on the time set by you. It additionally gives you a chance to obscure and diminish down the wallpaper, so that the symbols and devices dependably show up in an unmistakable view. Apart from that, the engineer has additionally set up an API for different designers to make modules for the application. Furthermore, we will utilize one of these modules for our errand.
Setting it Up
Muzei – Reddit is the module that we will use to revive our background wallpaers with those excellent Reddit Wallpapers. Presently, before you introduce the module, you need the first Muzei Live Wallpaper installed. So to start with, download the Muzei App and after that the module.
Presently, open the Muzei application and activate the Live Wallpaper usefulness. Next, hit on settings and you’ll get every one of the hotspots for wallpapers (or introduced modules). Here, slide to “Pics for Reddit” and tap on it to initiate the module.
Now, the plugin is ready to work. You can further change the subreddits and the refresh interval by pressing the settings button below the name of the plugin. Apart from that, you can change the blur and dim parameter in the Advanced tab available on the top.
After you’re done with the settings, hit the tick icon on the top to save them. Now, if you want to see the wallpaper in its full view (without the blur and dim settings) then double tap on the wallpaper on your home screen. The plugin installed has also an option to notify you of every new wallpaper that has been set as background.
Also, you can notice a slight battery drain, after all, it’s a Live wallpaper. But, it’s quite negligible. You can optimize it by dimming down the wallpapers and adding a bit of grayscale.