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You can choose a different background or desktop theme for each Username on your AOL account. The default background/desktop theme of the AOL Desktop Software is blue. You can go back to the default theme any time.

Note: The instructions provided below are not applicable for AOL Desktop v10.1. To know how to change the background in AOL Desktop v10.1, please read our help article How do I personalize my AOL Desktop v10.1 background?


Change the desktop themes

1. Go to AOL Keyword: Desktop Themes.

2. Select a category from the left panel, and then choose a subcategory.

3. Select an image from the gallery.

4. Click Apply, and then click Close.

Revert to the default desktop theme

1. Go to AOL Keyword: Manage Personalities.

2. Click Environment.

3. Click the Don't use Desktop or Reset link. The theme will revert to the default.

4. Close the AOL Expressions window.

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