How to Add Photos to Your Android Home Screen

Mikhail Szugalew
2 min readJul 16, 2021

Adding images to your android home screen is super simple all you need is a photo widget app.

Step 1 Downloading the Photo Widget App (Download here)

For this tutorial, I will be using PhotoWidget That Just Works.

It’s reliable, private, secure, easy to use, and has all the customization features I want. Especially the rounded corners! Other apps either don’t have rounded corners or don’t let you customize them fully. This one lets you go from pointy square all the way to round circle and everything in between.

Step 2 Adding the Widget

After downloading the app, open your widget selector and find the photo widget. To open the selector on most devices, long press on the home screen and click widgets.

Find the widget called PhotoWidget

Drag the photo widget to your home screen and place it where you want it.

Step 3 Setting up the Widget

Select an image and adjust the settings to how you want them.

After picking an image you can also crop it.

Once you’re finished click the done button and the widget will be added to your home screen. You can long-press on the widget to resize it.

That’s all!

You should now see a photo widget on your home screen.

Hopefully it was as easy as 1 2 3.