How To Change The Black Background On The Samsung Notes App

How To Change The Black Background On The Samsung Notes App

Do you want to change the writing background on your Samsung Notes app?

The ‘Notes app’ on Samsung phones is a very helpful app that every Samsung user uses at least once in a while.

Originally, the Notes app comes in a black boring background and not many users know that it can be changed.

To change the black background on your Samsung Notes app to any other color or a custom background, you will need to open the Notes app.

Then click on the ‘write new note’ icon on the bottom-right corner of your screen, you will then have to navigate to “Page settings”; this is where you will be able to change your Notes background to a custom one.

In this guide, you will see how to change the black background on Samsung Notes app to a new color, and how to change the background on Samsung Notes app to a custom image.

How to Change the Black Background on Samsung Notes App to a Different Color

Sometimes you might get tired of the black background on the Notes app on your Samsung device.

You might want your notes to have a new or exciting feel when you share them with others or revisit them.

To change the original black background on Samsung Notes app to a different color, just navigate to the Notes app on your Samsung device.

Here is how to do this:

1. Launch the Samsung Notes app

2. Tap on the “Create new” icon

3. Tap on the 3 dots at the right corner

4. Select “Page settings” 

5. Choose the background color of your choice

1. Launch the Samsung Notes app

The first step is to launch the Samsung Notes app.

You cannot use a notes app manually installed from the Play Store for this as the settings are usually different.

So this method will only work on the primary Samsung Notes app.

Once you have launched the Notes app on your Samsung device, move on to the next step.

2. Tap on the “Create new” icon

How To Change The Black Background On The Samsung Notes App to a new color

After you have launched the Notes app, you should be able to see a ‘Write’ icon on the bottom-right corner of your screen.

You will need to tap on the icon and a fresh empty writing window will appear.

This method can also work on an already saved note.

3. Tap on the 3 dots at the right corner

The next thing to do after tapping on the “Write” icon is to click on the 3 dots in the writing window.

These 3 dots can be found in the top-right corner of your screen. 

Once you tap on the dots, a couple of options will appear and we will be choosing just one from amongst them.

4. Select “Page settings”

From the list of options that you will see after you have tapped on the 3 dots in the top-right corner, you will see “Page settings”.

Tap on it and a couple of more options including: “Scroll direction”, “Background color”, and “Adjust color in Dark mode”

5. Choose the background color of your choice

How To Change The Black Background On The Samsung Notes App

From the list of options in step 4, select “Background color” and swipe left to pick the color of your choice.

Once you have done this, you can go ahead and write or edit your notes accordingly, then save per usual.

How to Change the Background of Samsung Notes App to a Custom Image

How to Change the Background of Samsung Notes App to a Custom Image

If you want to change your Samsung notes writing pad background to a custom image, you can do so by following almost the same steps below.

The only difference this time is that instead of “Page settings”, you will use “Page templates”.

Step 1: Open the Notes app on your Samsung device.

Step 2: Tap on the ‘Write new’ icon or edit an already saved note.

Step 3: Tap on the 3 dots at the top-right corner of your screen and select “Page templates”

Step 4: Scroll up to “Downloaded” and tap on the “+” and your Gallery app will open automatically.

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Step 5: You will be asked to adjust the image’s opacity; we recommend >19% .

Tap on “Done” to add the custom image to your Notes’ app background.

Conclusion

If you use the Samsung Notes app on your Samsung device quite often, then you will agree with us on how boring the black background can get.

Changing the black background on your Samsung notes app to a new color or a custom image can be challenging especially if you do not know where the settings for it are.

Now, with the steps in this guide, you can make your notes app look exciting again.

Brianna Bailey

Brianna is based in Minnesota in the US at the moment, and has been writing since 2017. She is currently a 3rd Year med student at the time of writing this.