Change Facebook Login Background Using Chrome Extension!

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Tired of boring and same old Facebook background image? Yes? Even we! At least they should change login page. But its been a long time that we have seen only features being added and there is no graphics update on Facebook.

Well here we found a good Google Chrome extension which gives all authority to user. It’s time to Refresh your Facebook with your own custom homepage design! Something like Twitter background image change.

Facebook Refresh!

Facebook Refresh is a Google Chrome extension which allows you to set a custom image URL as your Facebook homepage wallpaper. Well the great advantage is, you can customize your Facebook login page at anytime and endlessly! Yes, you can change the background how much ever time you like icon smile Change Facebook Login Background Using Chrome Extension!

Follow the steps given to enjoy Facebooking,

Step 1:

Download Facebook Refresh extension here.

Step 2:

Installed? Now type chrome://extensions/ on URL bar.

Step 3:

Click on the Options below to Facebook Refresh extension. It will open a new tab asking for Image URL.
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Step 4:

Now goto any website and get the image URL like, http://tech18.com/images/abcd.jpg and click on Save.
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Tech Tip: Search for a image of your screen resolution for better usage icon smile Change Facebook Login Background Using Chrome Extension!

Step 5:

You are done! Now goto www.facebook.com and see the change.

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Liked it? Hope so.

This extension uses CSS with minimal JavaScript. This means that it is very fast loading. The current default background image is loaded externally from a domain. It may take longer for it to load the first few times.

But the only disadvantage is you can’t use images in your desktop icon sad Change Facebook Login Background Using Chrome Extension! “file://” (image on your hard-drive) is not currently supported by Chrome. However, you can use some free image hosting sites. So as of now please make sure your URL begins with “http://”.

Hope you liked the extension. Please provide your feedback and share your experience with us icon smile Change Facebook Login Background Using Chrome Extension!

Vinay Gowda

Working in IT industry from past couple of years. An Android app developer. Mad about keeping me updated about latest tech news.

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33 Responses

  1. Usi says:

    oh man, very nice, some days ago I found how to change the profile layout and this thing is nice too.

  2. Rohit Sane says:

    I am really tired of the sad login page of facebook.. Now I can make it look better as per my mood!!

  3. Greg (CustomChromer) says:

    Thanks for featuring my extension! I was searching Google and happened to see your post about it. I really appreciate it :) I have linked back to your blog post on the extensions download page. Nice blog btw!

    • Vinay Gowda says:

      Thanks Greg :) Very nice extension. Update us whenever you come with new extension. Will sure review it! :)

      • Greg (CustomChromer) says:

        Thanks, I certainly will! This one is not new but have you seen "Facebook Rounder"? That is my most popular one. You might want to wait until version 3.0 to try it out though. Right now it's a bit buggy :p I will be fixing it up in the next week or two.

        • Pradeep Kumar says:

          @Greg – U rock bro.. waiting for the FR 3.0 will be eyeing your page for it.. Keep up the good work

          @Vinay – as usual u always rock my lil bro…

        • branden mikal says:

          i'm forced to use firefox; any change we'll have this extension for firefox? would love to have one.

  4. Latest9 says:

    Lovely Idea mate. I love Facebook.

  5. Hey ! Superb. I used to login to Facebook manytimes a day and Chrome is my Fav browser too. This is really deadly combination, Wonderful info mate.

  6. Marc says:

    nice extension… i'm actually enjoying it…

  7. julia says:

    Thank you for this. I like to see something different.

  8. Nice find friend. Well, I am a Firefox lover. But, will check out this hack on Chrome.

  9. I had used this extension before. It works fine. But I personally prefer the default background for Facebook.

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