The image behind the app icons on the iPad 2 is called the wallpaper.

Like your Windows or Mac computer wallpaper, this image can be changed into something different than it is currently.

Our tutorial will show you how to change the wallpaper on your iPad 2 if you want to try another option.

How to switch wallpaper on iPad

  1. I open Settings.
  2. Select the background.
  3. Click Choose new wallpaper.
  4. Select the wallpaper you want to use.
  5. Click the “Install” button.
  6. Choose Set Lock Screen, Set Home Screen, or Set Both.

Our guide continues below with more information on how to change the wallpaper on iPad 2, including pictures of the steps.

You can customize many items on iPad 2.

While you might think it might be limited to the apps and files you transfer to the device, there are also certain aspects of the iPad’s appearance that you can customize.

One thing you can do is learn how to change the wallpaper on your iPad 2.

You can choose from pre-loaded default backgrounds or choose from your own photos stored on your device.

Once you select the image you want to use as your wallpaper, the background image on each screen of your iPad will be changed to the image you selected.

Old Method – Change Wallpaper on iPad 2 (Photos Guide)

While you are selecting a wallpaper, you will also be able to select an image to display on your lock screen.

You can use the same image for both the wallpaper and the lock screen, or you can choose different images for each option.

Either way, you can follow the steps below to change the wallpaper on iPad 2.

Step 1: Go back to the iPad 2 home screen by pressing the Home button on the bottom of the iPad 2.

Step 2: Click the Settings icon to open the iPad 2 settings menu.

Step 3: Tap on the Brightness & Wallpaper option on the left side of the screen.

Open the brightness and wallpaper menu on ipad 2

Step 4: Tap the arrow to the right of the images in the Wallpaper section in the center of the screen.

Step 5: Select the set of photos from which you want to choose a background.

Select a background image

Step 6: Tap on the image that you want to use as your iPad 2 wallpaper.

Step 7: Click the Set Lock Screen, Set Home Screen, or Set Both button at the top of the window, depending on which item you want to use the image for.

How to change wallpaper on ipad 2

You can change the wallpaper settings at any time by following the procedure above.

Now that you know how to change the wallpaper on the iPad 2, you can come back to this list whenever you get bored with your current wallpaper and want to switch it up, or if you find a really cool wallpaper and want to get started. Use it right away.