50 Breathtaking Beach Wallpapers for Your Phone: Free Download

A tranquil beach scene with a hammock strung between two palm trees

Introduction

Are you longing for the soothing vibes of a beach right now? You’re in luck! I’ve curated an exclusive collection of 50 free beach wallpapers for your phone that bring the tranquility of the sea right to your fingertips. Whether you’re a fan of serene sunrises, vibrant sunsets, or the playful dance of the waves, there’s something for every beach lover in this collection.

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A Virtual Getaway

These wallpapers are more than just backgrounds; they’re your personal escape to the shores whenever you need a moment of tranquility amidst your busy schedule. Each wallpaper in this collection has been carefully selected to ensure it brings a piece of beach paradise directly to you.

Variety is the Spice of Life

From the golden sands of tropical beaches to the rugged beauty of coastal cliffs, this collection features a wide array of beach scenes. You’ll find wallpapers showcasing stunning sunsets, playful dolphins, serene beach mornings, and even artistic interpretations of beach life.

Quality that Speaks

Each wallpaper has been crafted in high resolution to ensure your phone’s display showcases these beach scenes in their full glory. The vibrant colors and detailed imagery will make your screen come alive.

Easy and Free Download

Getting these wallpapers on your phone is a breeze. Simply click on the link provided, select your favorite beach wallpaper, and download it for free. No hidden costs, no complicated steps – just a straightforward process to bring the beauty of beaches to your phone.

A Wallpaper for Every Mood

Whether you’re in the mood for a calming sunset or a vibrant beach party scene, this collection has it all. You can switch up your wallpaper to match your mood or the season, keeping your phone’s look fresh and inspiring.

Share the Love

These wallpapers are perfect for sharing with friends and family. Spread the beach love by sending your favorite wallpapers to your loved ones, or share the link to this collection on social media.

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How to Change Your IPhone Wallpaper

Changing the wallpaper on your iPhone is a simple and quick way to give your device a fresh, new look. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to change your iPhone wallpaper:

  1. Choose Your Image:

    • First, ensure you have the image you want to use saved on your iPhone. This could be one of your own photos or an image downloaded from the internet.
    • If you are using a downloaded image, such as a beach wallpaper from an online collection, save it to your Photos app.
  2. Access Wallpaper Settings:

    • Open the ‘Settings’ app on your iPhone.
    • Scroll down and tap on ‘Wallpaper’. This section allows you to customize your wallpaper settings.
  3. Choose a New Wallpaper:

    • In the Wallpaper settings, tap on ‘Choose a New Wallpaper’.
    • You will then see options for ‘Dynamic’, ‘Stills’, and ‘Live’ wallpapers, along with your ‘Camera Roll’ and other photo albums.
  4. Select Your Image:

    • Navigate to the image you want to use. If it’s a beach wallpaper you’ve downloaded, it will likely be in your ‘Camera Roll’ or in the album where you saved it.
    • Tap on the image to select it.
  5. Adjust the Wallpaper:

    • After selecting the image, you can move it around and pinch to zoom in or out to adjust the positioning.
    • Decide whether you want it set as your ‘Home Screen’, ‘Lock Screen’, or ‘Both’. The Home Screen is what you see behind your app icons, and the Lock Screen is what you see when your iPhone is locked.
  6. Set the Wallpaper:

    • Once you’re happy with how your wallpaper looks, tap on ‘Set’. Then choose ‘Set Lock Screen’, ‘Set Home Screen’, or ‘Set Both’ according to your preference.
  7. Confirm the Change:

    • Press the home button or swipe up (depending on your iPhone model) to return to the main screen. You should now see your new wallpaper in place.
  8. Enjoy Your New Wallpaper:

    • Enjoy the fresh look of your iPhone with your new beach wallpaper, bringing a bit of tranquility or vibrant beach scenes to your daily routine.

Changing your iPhone wallpaper is an easy way to personalize your device and enjoy your favorite images every day, whether they’re relaxing beach landscapes, cherished personal photos, or any other image that brings you joy.

How to Change Your Android Wallpaper

Changing the wallpaper on your Android device is a great way to personalize it and give it a fresh new look. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to change your Android wallpaper:

  1. Choose Your Image:

    • First, make sure you have the image you want to use saved on your Android device. This could be a photo you’ve taken, an image you’ve downloaded, or a wallpaper from a specialized app.
    • If you’re using a downloaded image, such as a specific wallpaper, ensure it’s saved in your device’s gallery or photo app.
  2. Access Wallpaper Settings:

    • Long press on a blank area of your home screen. This should bring up a menu with several options, including ‘Wallpapers’, ‘Widgets’, and ‘Home settings’.
    • Tap on ‘Wallpapers’. On some devices, you might need to go to the ‘Settings’ app and look for the ‘Display’, ‘Wallpaper’, or ‘Themes’ options.
  3. Select Your New Wallpaper:

    • Once in the wallpaper settings, you will usually see options for various sources of wallpapers, including ‘Live Wallpapers’, ‘Gallery’, and sometimes specific wallpaper categories provided by the device manufacturer.
    • To use your own image, select ‘Gallery’ or a similar option that lets you access your device’s photos.
  4. Choose the Image:

    • Navigate to the folder where your desired image is stored.
    • Select the image you want to set as your wallpaper.
  5. Adjust the Wallpaper:

    • After selecting the image, you can often crop or adjust it to fit your screen just right. Some devices allow you to pinch to zoom in or out.
    • Preview how it will look as your wallpaper. You may be able to set the wallpaper for your home screen, lock screen, or both.
  6. Set the Wallpaper:

    • Once you’re satisfied with the look, tap ‘Set Wallpaper’ or a similar command.
    • Choose whether to set the image as the wallpaper for your home screen, lock screen, or both, depending on the options provided by your device.
  7. Confirm and Enjoy:

    • Return to your home screen to see your new wallpaper in place.
    • Enjoy the new ambiance of your device, whether it’s a calming nature scene, a vibrant pattern, or a favorite personal photo.

Different Android manufacturers might have slightly different methods or options for changing wallpapers, but the general process is usually quite similar. Changing your wallpaper is a simple yet effective way to refresh your device’s look and make it feel more personal and tailored to your taste.

50 Beachy Phone Wallpapers

Each of this images is a piece of AI art, created by Lauren McDonagh-Pereira in Midjourney

You are welcome to download any of these high-res images for personal use. 

A colorful vector drawing of a beach scene during a storm with lightning in the distance
A colorful vector drawing of a beach scene during a storm with lightning in the distance
A colorful vector drawing of seascape with crashing waves on the shore
A colorful vector drawing of seascape with crashing waves on the shore
A beach scene with a group of children chasing waves and seagulls
A beach scene with a group of children chasing waves and seagulls
A beach scene with a group of children chasing waves and seagulls
A beach scene with a group of children chasing waves and seagulls
A beach scene capturing the first light of dawn on the horizon
A beach scene capturing the first light of dawn on the horizon
A beach scene capturing the first light of dawn on the horizon
A beach scene capturing the first light of dawn on the horizon
A beach scene capturing the first light of dawn on the horizon
A beach scene capturing the first light of dawn on the horizon
A beach scene with a lone parasailer soaring above the blue ocean
A beach scene with a lone parasailer soaring above the blue ocean
A beach scene during a vibrant, colorful festival with flags and decorations
A beach scene during a vibrant, colorful festival with flags and decorations
A tranquil beach scene with a hammock strung between two palm trees
A tranquil beach scene with a hammock strung between two palm trees
A tranquil beach scene with a hammock strung between two palm trees
A tranquil beach scene with a hammock strung between two palm trees
A beach scene with a small, rustic fishing boat anchored near the shore
A beach scene with a small, rustic fishing boat anchored near the shore
An abstract interpretation of a beach, blending the sea, sand, and sky artistically
An abstract interpretation of a beach, blending the sea, sand, and sky artistically
A beach scene with a group of friends playing a game of beach frisbee
A beach scene with a group of friends playing a game of beach frisbee
A beach during a full moon night with a clear view of the moon's reflection on the water
A beach during a full moon night with a clear view of the moon's reflection on the water
A beach during a full moon night with a clear view of the moon's reflection on the water
A beach during a full moon night with a clear view of the moon's reflection on the water
A beach scene with a row of quaint, colorful beach huts along the shore
A beach scene with a row of quaint, colorful beach huts along the shore
A beach scene capturing the moment of a seagull diving into the water
A beach scene capturing the moment of a seagull diving into the water
A lively beach bar scene with people enjoying tropical drinks at sunset
A lively beach bar scene with people enjoying tropical drinks at sunset
A lively beach bar scene with people enjoying tropical drinks at sunset
A lively beach bar scene with people enjoying tropical drinks at sunset
A beach scene with a paddleboarder silhouetted against the setting sun
A beach scene with a paddleboarder silhouetted against the setting sun
A beach scene with a sea turtle nesting area, marked for conservation
A beach scene with a sea turtle nesting area, marked for conservation
An exotic beach with a hidden waterfall cascading down into the sea
An exotic beach with a hidden waterfall cascading down into the sea
An exotic beach with a hidden waterfall cascading down into the sea
An exotic beach with a hidden waterfall cascading down into the sea
A nostalgic beach scene with a vintage-style lifeguard tower and surfboards
A nostalgic beach scene with a vintage-style lifeguard tower and surfboards
A beach campsite with a tent pitched on the sand under a star-filled sky
A beach campsite with a tent pitched on the sand under a star-filled sky
A beach scene with wild horses galloping along the water's edge at sunset
A beach scene with wild horses galloping along the water's edge at sunset
A beach scene with wild horses galloping along the water's edge at sunset
A beach scene with wild horses galloping along the water's edge at sunset
A beach at dawn with fishermen preparing their boats and nets for the day
A beach at dawn with fishermen preparing their boats and nets for the day
A beach at dawn with fishermen preparing their boats and nets for the day
A beach at dawn with fishermen preparing their boats and nets for the day
A picturesque beach with rock pools and tide pools reflecting the sky at low tide
A picturesque beach with rock pools and tide pools reflecting the sky at low tide
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
An isolated beach with towering cliffs, wildflowers, and a hidden cove
A beach bonfire party with a group of friends gathered around the fire at night
A beach bonfire party with a group of friends gathered around the fire at night
A quiet, foggy morning beach scene with a solitary figure walking along the shore
A quiet, foggy morning beach scene with a solitary figure walking along the shore
A quiet, foggy morning beach scene with a solitary figure walking along the shore
A quiet, foggy morning beach scene with a solitary figure walking along the shore
A beach wedding setup with an aisle, chairs, and floral arch overlooking the sea
A beach wedding setup with an aisle, chairs, and floral arch overlooking the sea
A beach scene during the golden hour with long shadows and warm, glowing light
A beach scene during the golden hour with long shadows and warm, glowing light
A beach scene during the golden hour with long shadows and warm, glowing light
A beach scene during the golden hour with long shadows and warm, glowing light
A beach scene during the golden hour with long shadows and warm, glowing light
A beach scene during the golden hour with long shadows and warm, glowing light
A dreamy beach with glowing, starry night skies reflecting on the ocean
A dreamy beach with glowing, starry night skies reflecting on the ocean
A dreamy beach with glowing, starry night skies reflecting on the ocean
A dreamy beach with glowing, starry night skies reflecting on the ocean
A tranquil beach yoga session during sunrise, with a small group of people
A tranquil beach yoga session during sunrise, with a small group of people
A bustling boardwalk adjacent to the beach with shops, food stalls, and visitors
A bustling boardwalk adjacent to the beach with shops, food stalls, and visitors
A bustling boardwalk adjacent to the beach with shops, food stalls, and visitors
A bustling boardwalk adjacent to the beach with shops, food stalls, and visitors
A romantic beach setting with a candlelit dinner for two as the sun sets
A romantic beach setting with a candlelit dinner for two as the sun sets
A romantic beach setting with a candlelit dinner for two as the sun sets
A romantic beach setting with a candlelit dinner for two as the sun sets
A peaceful, deserted beach with smooth pebbles and driftwood scattered along the shore
A peaceful, deserted beach with smooth pebbles and driftwood scattered along the shore
An artistic interpretation of a beach during a thunderstorm, with dramatic lightning
An artistic interpretation of a beach during a thunderstorm, with dramatic lightning
A tropical beach with clear turquoise waters and a lone sailboat in the distance
A tropical beach with clear turquoise waters and a lone sailboat in the distance
A moonlit beach scene with glowing bioluminescent plankton in the shore waves
A moonlit beach scene with glowing bioluminescent plankton in the shore waves
A vibrant beach sunset with silhouettes of palm trees and a hammock swaying gently
A vibrant beach sunset with silhouettes of palm trees and a hammock swaying gently

Conclusion

There’s no better way to keep the spirit of the beach with you at all times than with a stunning beach wallpaper on your phone. These 50 free wallpapers are a token of my love for the beach, and I hope they bring you as much joy as they’ve brought me. So, dive into this collection, find your perfect beach backdrop, and carry a piece of paradise with you wherever you go.

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NFT NYC 2024 Recap

NFT NYC 2024 Recap

NFT NYC 2024 was held at the North Javitts Center in Hudson Yards, NYC. The event ran from April 3-5, 2024. 

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A shot of the NFT NYC letter sculpture with people's stickers on them.
The Famous NFT NYC sign covered in stickers.

The Art

Many NFT artists had their minted artwork on display in the artists’ village. 

Lauren McDonagh-Pereira posing with her art at NFT NYC 2025
Me posing with my piece, "Watch Me Shine" at NFT NYC 2024

The Community

NFT artists and enthusiasts from all over the world came to NYC NFT to network and share the love. 

Artists at NFT NYC 2024
Me, hanging out in the Artists' Village with some of the amazing web3 friends I have made over the last few years.

The Talks

Artists, devs, and builders in the space hosted fascinating panels about how they envision the future of the space. 

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Me, posing with my talk title at NFT NYC 2024

The Performances

The Artists’ Village featured a stage where talented web3 musicians showed off their skills. 

The Booths

NFT NYC 2024 sponsors had booths set up on the main convention hall floor. 

Booths at NFT NYC 2024
Me, an elder emo millennial, nerding out at the nostalgia of the LimeWire booth.

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