Too Much Clutter? Here’s 15 Minimalist Wallpapers for Your iPhone, iPad, Android, or Desktop

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By Lowell Heddings on September 15th, 2010

Busy wallpaper images don’t work very well on your iPhone, iPad, or any device where you need to have lots of icons on the screen. Here’s a set of minimalistic wallpaper images that won’t clutter up your desktop.

Since each device requires you enable the wallpapers differently, we won’t cover that here. For your iPhone or iPad, head into the Settings, and for Android you’ll want to long press on the desktop to access the Wallpaper settings.

15 Minimalist Wallpapers

Here you are—click on each of them to head to the full-size image download. Since many of them are actually wallpaper packs, you’ll possibly have to download and then extract them to get to the images. We recommend 7-Zip for .rar files.

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Got some better ideas for wallpaper? Let us know in the comments.

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/15/10
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