Best Custom Wallpaper Apps for Android

Find the best Custom Wallpaper apps for Android within this page. 301 Custom Wallpaper apps are reviewed and ranked based on originality, timeliness, and user-friendliness.

Last updated 03-29-2017

Wallpapers with Filters
1st

Wallpapers with Filters

Android

Seller: zonep.ro

35 3.5

There are plenty of great photographs that make for wonderful wallpapers for your phone. But here is a way to to make them more personal! This app offers a vast library of beautifully done photo wallpapers with the option to change the filter to create a variety of different looks.

Marking pictures as “Favorites” also makes it easier to organize the ones you like the most. With diverse categories ranging from scenic nature shots to professional work space images, you can now easily change your wallpaper to suit your mood as well as further apply a filter that goes with it.

▲ Search wallpapers with ease as they are conveniently organized by category.

▲ Choose from an array of popular filter types such as B&W and Vignette!

Android
Wallpapers with Filters

Wallpapers with Filters

Free

Walli - Wallpapers HD
2nd

Walli - Wallpapers HD

Android

Seller: Shanga

40 4

Are you looking for a new layout that appears more indie-like and not too generic? Find whatever you like on this collective work of graphic artists from around the globe. Support aspirants and professional artists alike by downloading their work from this archive.

Search through the categories or search by keyword to look for specific images. Like some of your favorites or the artist themselves to add them to your library. Find them quickly next time. Have a unique wallpaper to show off next time by downloading through this app.

▲ Browse popular photos made by artists that you can download.

▲ Organized arrangement of the designs for easy browsing.

Android
Walli - Wallpapers HD

Walli - Wallpapers HD

Free

Wallmax
3rd

Wallmax

Android

Seller: Alphawolf

35 3.5

Are you looking for a background to pair with your smartphone’s interface? Start beautifying your device: choose from thousands of wallpapers available and download them easily! Whether you want cute animals to fill your phone or robots to dominate the spaces on your screen, you will always have them here!

There are loads of backgrounds and wallpapers available in this app; you can check them out in the “Explore” section to know more. But if you would like to search for a certain wallpaper, you can find it in the “Tags” section. Reduce the time spent manually browsing the internet for a good home screen background — find it here!

▲ Use the filter button to refine your search. Filter wallpapers by resolutions, category, and more!

▲ Utilize the tag search to easily find what you are looking for!

▲ Level-up your device's interface by adding beautiful backgrounds.

Android
Wallmax

Wallmax

Free

Hypno Clock Live Wallpaper
4

Hypno Clock Live Wallpaper

Android

Seller: Giraffe Playground

35 3.5

Adorn your home screen with the fascinating abstract interpretation of a Swiss Tourbillon escapement, with its animated gears and mechanical components, designed in perfect real-time synchronization. This independent watch-themed wallpaper also allows you to experience first-hand customization features — background, color, layout, and special effects.

Clicking on the app’s widget and the “Set Live Wallpaper” tab is the first step to transforming your home screen. Enjoy the realistic mechanism as the gears move in “Fluid movement” or in “Ticking movement.” To make it more interesting, you can take advantage of the upgraded version of this classic tourbillon and take it everywhere you go!

▲ Display the grandeur exhibited by this Swiss Tourbillon on your home screen!

▲ Customize the escapement to move as in a "Fluid Movement" or in a conventional "Ticking Movement."

▲ Feel free to personalize your mechanical clock by sieving through the settings.

Android
Hypno Clock Live Wallpaper

Hypno Clock Live Wallpaper

Free

Snowfall Day Night Christmas
5

Snowfall Day Night Christmas

Android

Seller: Bastion7

35 3.5

Snowfall can sometimes be a magical phenomenon to witness. It is as if white faeries floated down from the heavens, casting soothing spells of tranquility at those who gaze back at their wispy smiles. With its picturesque view and graceful animations, this live wallpaper aims to bring that spellbinding experience to your device's screen.

You can set the wallpaper to automatically adjust its background based on your location and current time. Doing so will display a spectacular sunrise every morning, humble clouds drifting in the sky during noon, and an amiable sunset that will ease you into the lunar lure of nightfall. Snow cascades at your touch and falls according to the orientation of your device, allowing your fingers to dance with the snowflakes to your delight. With this app, you are only a swipe, tap, and glance away from an enchanting winter wonderland.

▲ Let the sight of snow soothe you from stress every time you look at your device.

▲ Make a virtual winter of your own. Customize the wallpaper to your liking!

Android
Snowfall Day Night Christmas

Snowfall Day Night Christmas

Free

Wave
6

Wave

Android

Seller: Paper World Creation

35 3.5

Break away from the common and dull. Change up your home screen by creating mesmerizing waves that dance on the screen. Customize everything, from the color to how the wave move. No matter how you choose to express your personality or mood, the vast selection of options will not disappoint.

Start out with a preset. There are a variety of available options, including "Electricity," "Shadow," "Rainbow" and "Sunset." Change up the background using vignettes and gradients. Try out a bunch of color themes. Feel free to go for your favorite hues. Add texture and drama to a wallpaper's look by adjusting the "Overlay." Go for the grainy, grungy or dotted.

▲Have a wave dance on your home screen. Add beauty and movement!

▲A wide range of settings to tinker with to create a truly personalized wallpaper.

▲Switch up the "Color Theme" and "Overlay" for more variety. Be creative!

To make a really special wave wallpaper, set its "movement and form." Speed it up, stretch it out or increase the "Amplitude." Watch it wobble or curve across the screen. Skew it as you please! Raise the curves or lower them into flatter hills. Personalize a live wallpaper down to the tiniest details. Tap on "Set wallpaper" once satisfied, and enjoy the custom waves as they flow across your home screen!

Save and share a personalized preset anytime. Visit the "Wave Community" to get inspiration from others' customized settings, or share your own. Whether you want to express yourself or do something creative, you will have a wonderful time tweaking the waves!

Android
Wave

Wave

$1.49

AuntCustard
4

December 14, 2016

Reminds me of the PS3 background screen! You can tweak just about anything, from the colors to how fast it moves etc. Low battery usage too. Only downside is there is a max number of user presets you can use :(

ZEDGE™ Ringtones & Wallpapers
7

ZEDGE™ Ringtones & Wallpapers

Android

Seller: Zedge

35 3.5

Do you have a simple and plain design for your smartphone? How about you get rid of the same old boring layout and spice things up a bit! This app gives you a wide variety of backgrounds, ringtones, and app icons, and it is all for free! Start replacing boring designs with something new and cool.

Zedge has an excellent search engine that can take you to your favored background. It also has a category to help you find what you are looking for. Search for a wallpaper that suits your mood, and a ringtone to go with it!

Android
ZEDGE™ Ringtones & Wallpapers

ZEDGE™ Ringtones & Wallpapers

Free

GO Locker - theme & wallpaper
8

GO Locker - theme & wallpaper

Android

Seller: GO Dev Team X

35 3.5

You can show your creativity by being sentimental or prudent on your mobile device's lock screens! Now, you can get rid of the default look and use quality animations like zippers or monsters to open your screen.

Make your lockers aesthetically appealing and functional. Add some widgets and more! You don't have to worry about your content: the screens are only limited to creating a fun design for your locks. This collection is perfect for anyone looking for a creative lock design you can brag about.

▲ Want to see the latest lockers? Check out "New" to browse!

▲ If you have something specific in mind, you can select by category.

▲You can choose lockers that have functions like music, messaging, and even cameras!

You can work your way to creating a clean and workable lock screen. If you value functionality, this locker can add use to your screen rather than just leave it as something to look at. Some options have features like adding plug-ins , weather, and more on top of making your device aesthetically astounding. You can also increase your security through the lock screen. Aside from the common slider, you can add gesture lock.

This app presents a variety of options that are very convenient and creative at the same time. "GO" outside of the box and choose the lock that you need.

Android
GO Locker - theme & wallpaper

GO Locker - theme & wallpaper

Free

Backdrops - Wallpapers
9

Backdrops - Wallpapers

Android

Seller: Backdrops

35 3.5

Are you looking for wallpapers beyond the cheap images commonly downloaded online? In this screen customization tool, users will find both an art collection, and a community that shares the same sentiment!

Browse through galleries of well-made wallpapers created by expert developers and designers. A new one is always featured for the day, ensuring users that something different to adorn their devices is only a click away. Look through submissions by other users as well. See how a custom screen is converted into an art form!

▲Check out the latest creations by the developers, or look through featured submissions from the community!

▲Learn a few details about each wallpaper and hit “Set” to put it on-screen!

Community contributions include yours as well! Submit your own works and see how well they can pass a designer’s standards of quality. There are also plenty of older collections filled with pieces that will suit different artistic tastes.

Whether one is looking for awesome photographs or screen-sized renditions of good modern art, there is so much that this tool has to offer. Check out the daily recommendations and try out the ones that suit your mood. Adopt a screen that suits a holiday without being tacky. Find a new, wonderfully crafted wallpaper every day!

Android
Backdrops - Wallpapers

Backdrops - Wallpapers

Free

music2yourears89
5

January 3, 2017

Best wallpaper app ever! Really clean and lots of choices that are all categorised. Has a lot of Material style wallpaper and is updated daily. What more could you want? :)

Be Armenian
10

Be Armenian

Android

Seller: Zenta Ltd.

40 4

Proud to be of Armenian blood? Show off your culture and heritage with a wide collection of lovely, inspiring, and artistic high-definition images! Browse a multitude of albums and enjoy a variety of free and affordable content to use as a wallpaper, greeting card, and more!

Find the photo of your choice by scrolling down a categorized list of beautiful Armenian text. Instantly apply an image as a wallpaper with a tap. Modify greeting cards for a range of occasions with personalized text. Type your own using the talk bubble icon and send them out to your loved ones all over the world!

▲ Transform a dull home screen into an emblem of Armenian pride and passion with a variety of wallpapers.

▲ Delightfully wish your loved ones happiness during occasions with colorful greeting cards.

▲ Enjoy a wide range of choices - browse a range of categorized albums containing free and affordable images!

Relish in the variety of choices as you observe different moods, styles, and concepts in this image library. Easily browse from the main screen of the app with a minimalist and cleanly designed user interface. Marvel at the emphasized beauty of the images as you view them against a white background.

Dive into interesting black-and-white photos of Armenian architecture, enter a pastel world of watercolor artwork, and enliven the day with playful illustrations. Stay in touch with Armenian culture at your fingertips!

Android
Be Armenian

Be Armenian

Free

Pedroid
5

January 16, 2017

Proud Armenian here!! My cousin showed me this app and I love it. Especially love the ecards they have, I can share them on Facebook to my family back home. A+!