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2686069 - Background Image in Theme Manager


  • How can I change SuccessFactors background image?
  • How to upload a custom background image in SuccessFactors?
  • It's possible to change the instance's background wallpaper?
  • What's the background image maximum supported resolution and size?

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SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Center;
  2. Go to Company settings > Theme Manager;
  3. Choose your theme and click on it;
  4. Expand Fine tune > Click Backgrounds;
  5. Under Background you can choose the following options:
    • Use an URL (see how to host your image in SFTP in the KBA under See Also section)
    • Upload a file. 
    • Texture image
    • No image


There are two requirements when uploading a new image:

  • It has to be equal or less than 1920 x 1080 pixes in therms of resolution, and;
  • the file size should've only 2MB or less.

Further reference: this is a Full HD resolution hence it should be large enough to display properly across all the SuccessFactors screens.

For different options for setting up your image you want to use as your theme background, please refer to: About Background Image Settings

See Also

2157471 - Hosting files in SuccessFactors

2396622 - Background Image Requirements for the new SF Login Page

2396622 - Background Image Requirements for the new SF Login Page and Mentoring

About Background Image Settings


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