A trend has developed in the past couple of years for “see-through” wallpapers on certain phone models to get a peek at the hardware that powers your device. Now, the folks over at iFixit are giving Google’s original Pixel XL, as well as the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, the see-through wallpaper treatment.
Time to check in with the AC forums.
As I’m sure we’ve said time and time again here on AC, one of the best parts about owning an Android phone is the ability to customize it to your heart’s content. This can be done in a variety of ways, starting off with custom wallpapers and going all the way up to third-party ROMs.
One of the easiest ways to add your own personal flair to your new Android phone is by setting your own custom wallpaper. You’re able to choose from the selection of default wallpapers that came with the phone, or use a photo from your gallery or download a cool wallpaper. Diving into your phone’s settings lets you set a custom image for both the lock screen and home screen together or individually, but the process for swapping in a new home screen wallpaper is really easy no matter which phone or launcher you use.
When Samsung first showcased the Infinity-O display, with its signature hole-punch design, the discussion revolved around whether or not Samsung’s idea was preferable to the iPhone X-style notch. In the end, it’s really just a matter of personal preference. But when it comes to creative wallpapers to hide the cut-out, the notch is no competition for the hole-punch, as we’ve seen on multiple occasions over the past few months.
Samsung announced that it teamed up with Disney to create a selection of wallpapers for the Galaxy S10 that make perfect use of the front camera hole. If you’ve been looking for a clever way to hide it, all of these wallpapers [...]