If you’re using Google Chrome as your browser, you can customize the plain Google start page with the image of your choice.

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At the lower right corner, you’ll find the button to customize.

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You have a choice between images supplied by Google or uploading your own. Let’s see what Chrome has to offer.

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There are nine collections to choose from, including Landscapes, Seascapes, Solid Colors, and Geometric Shapes.

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Each collection gives you dozens of images to choose from. Select the one you want and click on Done.

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That image will now be your background.

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If you’d like to add your own picture, choose Upload an image.

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Choose the image you want to use and click on Open.

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That image will now be your background.

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To return to the default Google background, click on Restore default.

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This background will only show up when you’re using Chrome as your browser.  You can do a lot more customization using Chrome themes. I’ll show you how in a future article.