How to Put My Pictures as a Screensaver

by Travis Larson

While you sit at your desk working on other projects, you may glance over at your computer and see the same screen saver for hours a day. If you are tired of the standard screen savers, create a one-of-a-kind screen saver using your favorite photos. Windows lets you create a screen saver from photos without having to download an additional application.

Step 1

Click "Start" in the Windows task bar and type "screen saver" in the search box. A list of search results is displayed.

Step 2

Click "Change Screen Saver" in the list of search results to open the screen saver settings window.

Step 3

Click "Photos" in the "Screen Saver" drop-down menu in the screen saver settings window.

Step 4

Click "Settings," then click "Browse" to select the folder that contains your photos.

Step 5

Highlight the folder that contains your photos and click "OK."

Click a speed in the "Slide Show Speed" drop-down menu, then click "Save."


About the Author

Travis holds a bachelor's degree in information systems.

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