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How to Get the Best Windows 10 Themes for Your Desktop?


Windows 10 operating system is now one of the most popular Microsoft PC systems. Like Windows 7 and Windows 8, Windows 10 also introduces a series of themes for users to personalization their desktop. For example, the themes with sound, animals, music or icons. Movies, games, natures, celebrities, and colors are also a popular factor in Windows 10 themes. When it comes to choosing one best Windows 10 themes for the desktop, all kinds of problems may arise. This guide will show you how to download, install, change and customize the best theme for your windows 10.

How to Download and Install the Windows 10 Themes?

On the Microsoft site, there are hundreds of gorgeous themes for users to choose from. Users can visit the Windows personalization gallery page to view and download all official themes available for the Windows system. In addition to that, Microsoft has provided free Windows 10 themes via its official Microsoft Store, which allows users to download and install free desktop themes easier.

Now, two ways to download and install Windows 10 themes will be shown. The first one is to download themes in the official Microsoft Store.

  • Step 1: right-click the start menu and then click the Setting.
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  • Step 2: in the Windows settings, just click the Personalization.
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  • Step 3: on the left, select the Themes from the sidebar, and you will see the choice—Get more themes in the Store under Apply a Theme, just click it.
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  • Step 4: choose a theme you preferred and click to open a pop-up to download it.
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Note: later you can find the theme download in Windows 10 Settings>Personalization>Themes. Or Just paste the pathname %localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes in the Run command box to find it.

Another way to find free Windows 10 themes is to download in the Themepark. Enter the site and choose one type of themes according to your preferences. Click it and slide to the bottom of the page and download the .themepack or .deskthemepack files.

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Locate the saved destination of the file and after opening the file, it will automatically go to the theme setting and you can change it to the recent themes.

How to Save or Delete the Windows 10 Themes on Your Desktop?

If you have tried to save a theme in the Windows 10 store, you may have found that there is no option for save but only the delete choice. And if you want to delete a theme, just click the option. Then the theme will be deleted.

As for saving a theme installed from the Store on Windows 10, just following the steps below.

  • Step 1: navigate to Settings >Personalization >Themes.
  • Step 2: click on the theme that you want to save and make sure it applied successfully.
  • Step 3: click on the Color icon and change the default color to something else and then select the original color again.
  • Step 4: now, when you right-click on the theme, you can see the Save theme for sharing options.

How to Change the Current Windows 10 Themes?

If you have different types of Windows themes with different styles and want to change the themes on Windows 10 from time to time, the following guide may help you.

  • Step 1: right-click on the desktop and choose the Personalize option to open the Setting app.
  • Step 2: click the Themes on the left bar, choose the Themes settings to open the classic Personalization window.
  • Step 3: choose a theme you want to apply. You will see a new desktop background, window border and title bar color if the theme haS changed successfully.

How to Customize Windows 10 Themes for Your Computer?

Windows 10 Themes provide a quick way to customize your PC desktop. If you don't like the themes in Microsoft store or Thempack, you also can customize your own themes on Windows 10, especially when you find one picture or third-party theme which is so beautiful that you want to see it on your PC desktop every day.

Here when you install the third-party themes to customize your Windows 10 desktop, you have to patch system files at first. Patching system files isn't an easy task, it may create unexpected problems for your computers. Of course, in the market, there is some software, like UxStyle, UXTheme Multi-Patcher, UltraUXThemePatcher, that can help you to finish this patching process. After that, beautiful third-party Windows 10 themes can be installed as you like.


Here is another simple way to customize your Windows 10 themes—download an HD photo and choose the corresponding color sidebar to make it looks fantastic on your PC. First, you can download the picture and save it on your computer. Then you can set it as your windows themes on windows 10.

  • Step 1: right-click on the blank place on the desktop, and click personalize Option to open the Theme Setting.
  • Step 2: choose the theme and you will find that pictures in your computer can be applied as desktop wallpaper. Choose the one you love is ok.
  • Step 3: set the window colors and sounds to make the whole desktop look more harmonious throughout the tone. Then everything is done.

Where to Find the Free Photos to Customize Windows 10 Themes

Though there are hundreds of gorgeous Windows 10 themes to allow users to download free, the Windows theme types cannot fit everyone’s appetite. Therefore, here are some free wallpaper and themes for Windows 10 users, which can help you guys customize themes for Windows 10 PC.

  • Pexels: one of the best free photo and video site. Different sizes and types of photos are available. Users can download and use these photos free.
  • Upsplash: a collection of freely useable images provided by creators everywhere. The types of photos include wallpapers, nature, current events, architecture, business & work, etc. The wallpapers can be used as themes for your Windows 7, 8 or 10.
  • Pixbay: this site is another site for free wallpapers. There are over one million+ high-quality images and videos here.

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