Changing the wallpaper on your smartphone is one of the easiest ways to make an aging device look new and improved. There are tons of ways to find new Android wallpapers, too. From downloading a third-party wallpaper application to performing a Google search to find what you’re looking for, there are tons of ways to find new wallpapers that will breathe some life into your Android device.
- The best collections of HD Android wallpapers and QHD Android wallpapers!
- The best live wallpaper apps for Android
We’ve rounded up some of the best Android wallpapers we could find. In this list you’ll find the wallpapers from some of the top Android devices on the market, wallpapers from the latest versions of Android, and much, much more. Without any further ado, let’s jump right in!
Looking for custom wallpapers, not those direct from an OEM? Here are a few great places to look:
Wallpapers from the top smartphones
Many of the best Android wallpapers in this section can also be found in the wallpapers category of the Android Authority forums. Here you’ll find the wallpapers that come preinstalled on devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S9, HTC U12 Plus, Pixel 2 XL, and many, many, more.
- Google Pixel and Pixel XL
- Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Rainy Day wallpapers
- Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Keep Looking wallpapers
- Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Underwater wallpapers
Note: Most of the other stock wallpapers found on the Pixel phones can be found in Google’s own Wallpapers app.
- Huawei Mate 9
- Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Huawei P9
- Honor 8
- Honor 9
- Honor 6X
- Huawei P10 / P10 Plus
- Huawei P20/P20 Plus
- Motorola Moto E (2015)
- Motorola Moto G (2013)
- Motorola Moto G (2015)
- Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus
- Moto G5 Plus
- Motorola Moto X (2014)
- Motorola Moto X Style (aka Pure Edition)
- Motorola Moto X Play
- Motorola Droid Turbo
- Motorola Droid Turbo 2
- Motorola Droid Turbo 2 (Star Wars wallpapers)
- Motorola Moto Z / Moto Z Force
- Motorola Moto Z Play
- Motorola Moto Z2 Force
- Motorola Moto Z2 Play
- Motorola Moto Z3 Play
- Motorla Moto Z3
Nexus 6P and 5X
- OnePlus One
- OnePlus 2
- OnePlus 2 (Chinese variant)
- OnePlus X
- OnePlus 3
- OnePlus 3T
- OnePlus 5
- OnePlus 5T
- OnePlus 5T Star Wars
- OnePlus 6
- Samsung Galaxy Alpha
- Samsung Galaxy S5
- Samsung Galaxy S6
- Samsung Galaxy S7 / Galaxy S7 Edge
- Samsung Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy S9/ Galaxy S9 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy Note 3
- Samsung Galaxy Note 4
- Samsung Galaxy Note 5
- Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (RIP)
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- Samsung Galaxy Note 9
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A
- Sony Xperia Z3
- Sony Xperia Z4
- Sony Xperia Z5
- Sony Xperia X / Xperia X Performance
- Sony Xperia XZ / XZ Compact
- Sony Xperia XZ2/XZ2 Compact
Wallpapers from Pie Oreo, Marshmallow, Nougat and more
Here you’ll find the stock wallpapers included in the most recent versions of Android, such as Pie, Oreo, Marshmallow, Lollipop and a few others.
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- Android 4.4 KitKat
- Android 5.0 Lollipop
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Android Nougat Developer Preview 1
- Android 7.0 Nougat
- Android O Developer Preview 1
- Android 9.0 Pie
Stock Android wallpapers are great, but sometimes other smartphone manufacturers include some nice wallpapers in their software overlays. Here are some of the best that we’ve found around the internet:
Apart from OEM wallpapers, there are numerous apps available on the Google Play Store ranging from individual live wallpapers to extensive collections with every wallpaper you can dream of. If you are someone who likes to frequently change the wallpaper on your smartphone, these apps are definitely worth checking out. The entire list is really long, but here are a few favorites that we recommend –
- Muzei Live Wallpaper – Muzei is a live wallpaper that showcases famous works of art. The image refreshes every day. You can also choose to use your own photos from the device gallery and the app rotates through your favorite photos every few hours. The app is also developer friendly and lets you build your own wallpaper source.
- Tapet – Tapet is a wallpaper generator that lets you pick the pattern and color scheme of the wallpaper. There are is a seemingly unlimited number of possibilities with more patterns and designs being added with every update. The app automatically figures out your display resolution and size to provide the highest quality image.
- Wallpapers and Backgrounds – As the name suggests, this app houses an extensive collection of wallpapers that you can sort based on category or check out the latest, highest rated, or random wallpapers available. The app automatically figures out the display resolution and size and only showcases the wallpapers that will fit. It’s one of my favorite wallpaper apps that I use all the time.
- Walli – Walli is one of the best wallpaper apps and definitely worth downloading. You get to browse through a slew of creative pieces of art, follow your favorite artists, and of course, set these images as wallpapers. Artists also get rewarded for their work. If you are looking for some unique backgrounds for your phone, Walli is the way to go.
- Wallpapers HD and 4K Backgrounds – This app features over 120,000 wallpapers and backgrounds, and as the name suggests, all images are available at the highest smartphone display resolutions. You can sort images by date, rating, and popularity, search by color, and browse through over 70 categories.
Are there any Android wallpapers you’d like us to add to our list? Be sure to give us some suggestions in the comments below!