It has been a challenging task to change the incoming call screen background on any smartphone since there’s no built-in Call Background feature on both Android or iOS devices. But with the introduction of Samsung One UI 3.0 based on Android 11, now you can easily set and change the incoming call screen background on Samsung Galaxy S10 and later Galaxy devices. So, in this short guide, you will learn how to change the background screen for incoming calls on Samsung Galaxy phones.
Meanwhile, With Android 11, Samsung is expected to announce One UI 3.0, the next big Android OS update that will be launched later this year. One UI 3.0 will improve many of the features and enhancements that have been introduced with One UI 2.5. It’s expected to be a major update on its own, so there’s a good chance that we can get some new features with One UI 3.0.
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Updated Phone App (One UI 3.0) Android 11
One of the most anticipated features that we all at Samsung would love to experience is changing the incoming call screen background.
In reality, one of the latest customization features introduced by Samsung allows you to choose what the incoming call screen looks like. You may change the color of the background and the way the caller information is displayed. You may also set the background to an image or video of the user you select. Meanwhile, to know all the new and exciting features of Samsung One UI 3.0 based on Android 11 visit androidpolice.com.
But not all eligible devices will be upgraded simultaneously to Android 11, of course. In the Galaxy S and Note series, premium models usually get ahead of midrange and budget ones in the Galaxy A and Galaxy M series. To know the complete list of eligible Galaxy devices for Samsung One UI 3.0 based on Android 11 visit rprna.com.
Change the Incoming Call Screen Background on Samsung
So as things stand as of now, you can set a custom background image for all your incoming call on Samsung One UI 3.0 (Android 11), One UI 4.0/One UI 4.1 (Android 12, One UI 5.0 (Android 13) based on Android 11 based on Android 12. Remember that you can change the incoming call screen background on Samsung (Android 11/12/13) in 2 different ways.
Method 1. Change the Call Screen Background using the Phone App
Step 1. Open the “Phone” App.
Step 2. Tap the three dots menu icon and select “Settings.”
Step 3. Tap “Call background.”
Step 4. Tap the “Layout” option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 5. Choose how to show info about the person you’re talking to.
Step 6. To set a custom background image or video tap “Background” at the bottom of the screen.
Step 7. Here you can either select the preloaded images or video or even select any custom photo by tapping the “+” icon.
Step 8. Choose your preferred call image background.
Step 9. Finally, tap on “Set as call background.”
Method 2. Change the Call Screen Background on Samsung via Gallery
- Open the Gallery app and locate any wallpaper that you want to use on the call screen.
- Tap the 3 dots menu and select Set as wallpaper.
- Tap Call background.
- At last, tap Set as call background.
Now, whenever you make calls or receive a call, you’ll notice a new call background on your Samsung Galaxy phone.
That was a quick guide on how to change the incoming call screen background on Samsung One UI 3.0, One UI 4.1, and One UI 5.0 based on Android 11, Android 12, and Android 13 respectively. Android is best known for its customization and it would be a great feature for Samsung lovers to set a custom background image for incoming calls as we are bored of seeing old UI call screens.