The 10 Best Halloween Themed Backgrounds for Android

It’s the peak of the Halloween season and there’s no better way to show your love for the spooky month than customizing your Android phone with cool wallpapers of creepy crawlies, ghosts, goblins, pumpkins, and anything else you can think of. There are countless Halloween themed backgrounds out there, most of them free, and it can be daunting to choose the right one. To make things easier for you we’ve collected the 8 best Halloween wallpapers for your Android device in one easy list. Enjoy and Happy Halloween.

The Michael Meyers Wallpaper

Arguably nothing symbolizes Halloween more these days than Michael Meyers, the original slasher villain of the Halloween film franchise introduced in 1978. The Halloween Live wallpaper has a free and premium version, but the free version is all you really need. This cool background is animated, with lightning flashes, lit windows, Meyers’ face that appears periodically in the upper right corner, and blood that runs down the screen every time you receive a message alert. You can also turn off any of these features if they become too obtrusive or obnoxious for you.

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The Michael Meyers Wallpaper

The Pumpkin Background

If more family friendly backgrounds are what you’re looking for, then this cool wallpaper is for you. It features a variety of carved pumpkins with different faces set against a backdrop of an oversized full moon, a sky full of candy corn, and a silhouette of spooky buildings in the distance. Even better, this Google Play wallpaper is free so if you get tired of there’s no skin off your back deleting it.

Pumpkin
The Pumpkin Background

For Tim Burton Fans

While not officially a Tim Burton themed wallpaper, these creepy characters could easily be ripped from The Nightmare Before Christmas or any other number of his spooky gothic animated films. Seemingly part of the scariest entertainment troupe ever, this wallpaper features a lounge singer, ballerina, percussionist, and singer. Just don’t play on your phone too much before bed or it might give you nightmares.

Tim Burton
Tim Burton

The Razortoothed Pumpkin

Featuring perhaps the scariest pumpkin I’ve ever seen, this free wallpaper is guaranteed to give you chills. Simple, but effective, the only thing you need to see are the glowing razor-toothed smile and spooky evil eyes of this demented jack-o-lantern to insure you have restless nights for the unforeseeable future.

Razortoothed Pumpkin
The Razortoothed Pumpkin

The Graveyard

Show your love of Halloween and the dead with this cool background of a row of tombstones against an orange sky with a crescent moon. If you love the films Night of The Living Dead and Return of The Living Dead then this wallpaper should be right up your alley, as it evokes the imagery of those two classic zombie horror films.

The Graveyard
The Graveyard

The Lone Jack-O-Lantern

Maybe the most elaborate wallpaper on this list, this background is a feast for the eyes. Clearly a lot of effort went into creating this wallpaper. Front and center is the ghoulish looking pumpkin, alone in a creepy graveyard surrounded bats, an ominous looking tree, and in the sky a threatening full moon. This free wallpaper is perfect for any Halloween obsessives.

Jack-O-Lantern
The Lone Jack-O-Lantern

Halloween 2013

A slight change of scenery, but no less terrifying, this wallpaper is guaranteed to creep out anyone who sees it. A bloody room with “I See You” printed in blood on the window, clearly a massacre happened in this bedroom. Though not an official “Halloween” background, the Michael Meyers mask under the bed is a nice touch for those unlucky enough to catch it.

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Halloween 2013

Friday The 13th

If you prefer Jason Voorhees from the Friday The 13th franchise over Michael Meyers then you will love this wicked background. Nothing fancy, just the menacing Jason with his trusty machete staring you down ready to ruin your night. It’s been a few years since the last entry into the franchise so this should hold over any die hard fans restless for more Jason.

Friday The 13th
Friday The 13th

House of Terror

This background is confusing and scary in equal measure. With lightning strikes, pained faces, and a creepy house it is sure to haunt your dreams. You can have this wallpaper for free that will terrify even your most steely friends.

House of Terror
House of Terror

Hellfire

This last wallpaper is basic but effective. An evil burning skeleton engulfed in flames with lit up eyes that are sure to penetrate your soul, the free background will complete your Halloween accessorizing for free. Just don’t manage to scare yourself every time you look at your phone and you’ll be fine.
Hellfire
Hellfire

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