7. Using distractions Of course, if you want to choose one of your own photographs, pictures or an image you find on a website as your background, find the image and right-click on its icon. Choose "Set image as desktop background" and it will become your new theme. To save it as a theme for future use, open the Personalize option again and click "Save theme." Now you can reuse it again and again without having to hunt for the original image.