Add an Office background

A background, like the Spring background on a dark gray theme below, adds a little interest to the top right corner of your Office 2013 and Office 2016 programs.

Spring Office background on a dark gray theme

  1. Click File > Account (Office Account in Outlook).

  2. Pick an Office Background from the list.

Office Background list in Office 2013 programs

Every computer connected to your Office Account will use the same background.

Only change the background on this computer

  1. Click File > Options.

  2. Under Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office, pick an Office Background from the list.

    Tip:  To make a background really stand out, try changing to a Light or Dark Gray Office theme.

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