Many people set their phone’s wallpaper to a picture that brings them comfort, makes them laugh, or is in some way meaningful to them. Many K-Pop fans could even have their wallpaper set to a picture of their bias or their favorite group as an excuse to smile whenever they pick up their phone.
Here are seven times that K-Pop idols revealed their phone’s wallpaper, showing what matters most to them.
1. EXO’s Lay
In a 2020 episode of CZR 2 – I’m Singer – Songwriter, EXO‘s Lay showed that his members are the most memorable thing to him. When the host of the show asks Lay about the relationship between the members of EXO, Lay responds by showing his phone’s wallpaper with a smile.
Lay’s wallpaper at the time was a photo of his members, showing how he treasures their bond and how they have such a wonderful relationship.
2. GOT7’s Jackson
GOT7‘s Jackson recently flew to Los Angeles to continue preparations for his upcoming album, Magic Man. Fans were excited to see all the content of the idol interacting with different celebrities and enjoying himself at some parties.
In one of the clips from a party, fans could figure out that Jackson’s wallpaper was a picture of him and his mom.
Jackson’s wallpaper is further proof of how much Jackson values his family, as the idol often expresses his gratitude for the sacrifices his parents made for him and his brother.
3. ITZY’s Chaeryeong
In a recent live stream, ITZY‘s Chaeryeong accidentally exposed her phone’s wallpaper when a fan asked her to check the time.
Fans were amused to realize that Chaeryeong’s phone wallpaper is set to a photo of her abs, especially since it’s not the first time the idol has accidentally exposed her phone wallpaper.
Fans are happy that Chaeryeong has confidence in herself and her image. And, after all, who wouldn’t set their wallpaper to their abs if they looked this good?
4. BTS’s Jungkook
Longtime fans of BTS were able to spot Jungkook‘s wallpaper once.
And were delighted to realize that Jungkook had his phone’s wallpaper set to a goofy photo of V, showing the duo’s incredible friendship.
5. BTS’s RM
RM has consistently voiced his respect and appreciation for other artists, so it didn’t come as a surprise that the idol once revealed that his phone’s wallpaper was a photo of artist Tinashe.
And RM isn’t the only Tinashe fan. BTS’s J-Hope once revealed that his computer’s wallpaper was also set to a photo of the artist.
6. BTS’s J-Hope
In a live broadcast, RM, V, and J-Hope all got together to talk about the creation of their 2020 album, BE. During the live stream, J-Hope pulled out his phone to read fans’ comments.
Sharp-eyed fans could recognize his phone’s wallpaper as a group photo of BTS during a trip to a strawberry farm, proving just how meaningful that trip was to them.
7. BLACKPINK’s Lisa
In a 2021 interview for IQIYI, BLACKPINK‘s Lisa was told that many of her fans use her as their phone’s wallpaper. Which Lisa expressed her gratitude for.
I’m so glad. I’m really happy. You love me, and I’m very happy.
You have me as your wallpaper, which must mean you like me a lot. I’m glad I can be an inspiration to them. I also thank them for their love.
And when the interviewer asked Lisa about what she uses for her phone’s wallpaper, Lisa eagerly shared that she uses a photo of her cat Leo.
My wallpaper is Leo. My first cat. My wallpaper is a cat–a picture of it.
Bonus: Actress Song Ji Hyo
In an iconic scene from the variety show Running Man, Lee Kwang Soo exposed Song Ji Hyo‘s wallpaper when Song Ji Hyo gave him her phone so that they could navigate.
Lee Kwang Soo was at a loss for words when he noticed Song Ji Hyo’s wallpaper.
What’s this? Your lock screen is a list from January to December in English.
-Lee Kwang Soo
Fellow cast member Haha reasonably assumed that Song Ji Hyo must be diligently studying the English language.
Haha: Ji Hyo, are you studying English?
Song Ji Hyo: I just set it as that for no reason!
Haha: That’s okay. I also get November and December mixed up.