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Customize the Background in Boxee

Are you a Boxee user who thinks the default background is little boring? Today we’ll take a look at how to freshen up the look of Boxee by changing the background.

Boxee Background

When you log into Boxee, select the Settings button at the upper left corner of the Home page.

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Select General on the Settings screen.

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When you select or hover your mouse over the Background Image button, you’ll see options to set a background image or set a background image folder. You’ll have the option of settings a single static image as your background, or choosing an images folder.

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If you choose a folder, Boxee will rotate through the images in the folder. To set Background images folder, select that option.

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Browse for your image folder..

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And then select OK.

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Boxee will rotate through the images in the folder.

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Images will change every ten seconds.

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If you prefer a single static image, select Set background image

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Choose a image and select OK.

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Now just enjoy you nice new backgrounds.

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If you ever wish to revert back to the default Boxee background, simply select Reset Images on the Settings \ General screen.

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Adding your own backgrounds is a nice way to customize your Boxee experience. Ideally, you’ll want to choose high resolution images and images oriented as landscape rather than portrait.

If you are unfamiliar with Boxee, check out our article on getting started with Boxee.  Looking for a Boxee remote? Read how to use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a Boxee remote.

Andrew is a media center geek with some serious Windows skills. He's never far from a WiFi connection or a great cup of coffee.

  • Published 06/4/10

Comments (1)

  1. damiththa

    great I was thinking of doing is the other day, perfect timing.

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