It is available with the Amber update on Lumia 620, 720, 820, 920, 925 and 1020. There you’ll find a few pre-defined backgrounds, but you can add more from your gallery.




Nokia forum superstar Stephen Oiller from the Uk aka ‏@psychomania666 created one special one for me and its amazing,thanks once again for that steve.


Glance Background


Customize the Glance screen on your Lumia with a personalized background image.  Choose from several preloaded images or create your own.


Key features


  • Select up to four images to rotate as your Glance background
  • Choose from several high-quality preloaded images
  • Create new backgrounds from your own pictures
  • Optimize your images with a simple editor (preset effects, colorize, zoom)
  • Save modified images for later use


Known limitations and issues >>


Your feedback needed


Please try out Glance Background, especially with your own images, and let us know what you think.  In particular, share you thoughts on the editor and the effects available to optimize your images.


We’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help get you started.


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