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The best Android wallpapers: Default wallpapers from 90+ Android devices

You won't be lacking options with this list!
September 15, 2021
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Change your smartphone wallpaper, and suddenly you’ll feel like you’re holding a whole new device. Changing the wallpaper on your Android is also a straightforward task. What’s hard is finding the right one.

We’ve rounded up some of the best Android wallpapers around. More specifically, these are the stock wallpapers from many of the best devices available in the market. You’re bound to find something you like here, so let’s get right into it!

Also read: The ten best customization apps for Android

Android Wallpapers from top smartphones

Editor’s note: We’ll keep updating this list of the best wallpapers as new devices launch.

How to download and set your Android wallpapers

Google Pixel 4a 5G in hand front of phone 2
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Let’s start by telling you how all of this works. You’ll need to click on the device and download the full wallpaper from the page you’re redirected to. Transfer your wallpaper to your phone using something like Google Drive, sending yourself an email, or sending the file over USB or Bluetooth. Once you have your wallpaper on your phone, follow the steps below to set it as your wallpaper.

How to set a wallpaper:

  1. Press and hold on to any empty space on your home screen.
  2. Select Wallpaper & style.
  3. Pick Change wallpaper.
  4. Go into My photos.
  5. Find the wallpaper you’ve downloaded and pick it.
  6. You’ll now be able to modify and move the wallpaper to your preferred position. You can also choose to have a different home screen and lock screen wallpapers.
  7. Make your choices and hit the checkmark button.

Note: We came up with these steps using a Pixel 4a 5G running Android 12. Keep in mind each phone operates a little differently, so the steps might be a bit different on your device.

Android wallpapers from software versions

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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.

Note: Most of the other stock wallpapers found on the Pixel phones can be found in Google’s own Wallpapers app.


Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max hero image on wood
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We know most of our readers are Android users, but some of you might still like Apple’s wallpapers! The good news is wallpapers work on any phone, so you can use these as Android wallpapers too!


Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Edition rear hero shot
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Asus has both subtle and very dramatic-looking handsets. The same can be said about their relative wallpapers.

Google Android wallpapers

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro review outdoor with autumn leaves
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Huawei Mate X2 review phone in hand with Huawei logo
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Microsoft Surface Duo general UI 1
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motorola moto g power 2022 cameras and fingerprint reader
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nokia xr20 backside
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OnePlus 9 Pro Rear
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Oppo Find N with box and branding
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Razer Android wallpapers

razer blade 15 1 - The best Android wallpapers
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Razer only released a couple of phones: the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2. Both were pretty good, but the gaming giant has moved away from the mobile market. They kept all their wallpapers available for you to download straight from the official website, though! These are very fun wallpapers, especially if you’re into the gaming aesthetics the brand is so well-known for.


Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra splash - The best Android wallpapers
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Sony logo from back of Xperia smartphone up close - The best Android wallpapers
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xiaomi mi 11 hero - The best Android wallpapers
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ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G detail - The best Android wallpapers
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Android Wallpapers from apps

Google Play Store on smartphone stock photo 1 - The best Android wallpapers
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Apart from OEM wallpapers, numerous apps are available on the Google Play Store, ranging from individual live wallpapers to extensive collections with every wallpaper you can dream of. If you like to frequently change the wallpaper on your smartphone, these apps are worth checking out.