Exploring the Popularity of Cell Phone Art

By: Jim Mackey

Exploring The Popularity Of Cell Phone Wallpaper

Cell phones are lifeless machines devoid of personality. As gadgets, they can show the world our love for technology and even a personal flair of style. But, ultimately, they're just pieces of plastic and metal. That's the reason behind the explosion of popularity for cell phone wallpaper. By pressing a few buttons, you can customize your cell phone with pictures of your family, friends, or favorite celebrity. In this article, we'll look briefly at where you can find the wallpaper, how to download it to your cell phone and some ideas to light your creative spark.

What Is Cell Phone Wallpaper?

Simply described, cell phone wallpaper is a picture. When your cell phone is active, you'll notice the background is lit with a picture or photograph. Most cell phones have the default picture programmed by the mobile carrier. You can replace that default picture with any picture you choose. You can have a photo of your child, your pet, or a favorite cartoon character. You're limited only by your imagination.

Where To Find Cell Phone Wallpaper

Your mobile carrier will likely have an inventory of wallpaper from which to choose. If you prefer to download it from your carrier, you can usually do so from their website or directly from your mobile phone. There are also thousands of websites that offer free cell phone wallpaper. Many of these websites have pictures uploaded from people across the globe. You can easily preview the pictures you want, then download them.

How To Download Cell Phone Wallpaper

Every mobile provider has their respective set of instructions on how to download wallpaper to your cell phone. Check their carrier's website for the steps involved. If you're going to download cell phone wallpaper from third-party websites, you'll usually need a WAP-enabled cell phone.

Search third-party website for the pictures you want to download. You'll often be given a few choices on how to receive the pictures. You may be given a link to visit using your cell phone. Or, you can have the pictures sent to your email address. You may be able to simply enter your cell phone number and have the picture sent directly to your phone.

Popular Cell Phone Wallpaper Themes

At first, you may have trouble deciding what kinds of pictures to display on your phone. To give your brain a jumpstart, consider some of these popular ideas for wallpaper themes:

o Celebrities - Download pictures of celebrities from your favorite movie, band, or television show.

o Movie Posters - Pictures of your favorite movie posters make great cell phone wallpaper and can show that you love certain films.

o Landmarks - If you visited a landmark that has special meaning to you, download a picture of it to your phone and use it as wallpaper.

People are always willing to express their personalities. Cell phone wallpaper allows them to do that and can transform a phone into a personalized accessory.

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