Microsoft Launches Bing Wallpaper App for Windows, But There’s a Problem

The Bing website on its homepage shows a new beautiful image daily, these images are high definition and even fit your widest screen, Microsoft allows you to download the Bing image to your computer and use it as your wallpaper on the desktop. Today, Redmond Software giant released a new app called “Bing Wallpaper” for Windows, which when installed, changes your desktop wallpaper with a new Bing homepage image every day, but there is a problem! Read below for more details.

Bing GM Michael Schechter announced about the Bing Wallpaper app on twitter saying “We just uploaded an official way to set the bing homepage image as your desktop wallpaper in Windows”.

Bing wallpaper app

Bing Wallpaper includes a collection of beautiful images from around the world that have been featured on the Bing homepage. Not only will you see a new image on your desktop every day, but you will also be able to browse the images and know where they are from.

The tool when installed sets Bing as the default homepage and search provider for Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox and Google Chrome browsers, to avoid this you need to uncheck both entries in the installer dialog by clicking “No, thanks” will cancel the application installation.

set Bing as homepage and default search provider options in installer

Bing wallpaper, once installed, stays in the system tray and displays the image caption and allows us to browse and change the wallpaper in the right-click menu. The app also works offline.

Go to This page to download the Bing wallpaper to your computer. It is interesting to note that Microsoft’s Bing Desktop application, with inline search and news, is no longer available on the Microsoft website for download.

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