How To Put A Video As Your Wallpaper On iPhone

Put A Video As Your Wallpaper On iPhone
How To Put A Video As Your Wallpaper On iPhone

Live wallpaper or the video wallpaper which are still, until you touch them are eye-catching & leave everyone awestruck. From device to device the method to set a video wallpaper varies a lot. Setting video wallpaper customizes iPhone and its lock screen. In this article, we will now talk about how to put a video as your wallpaper on iPhone in just a few simple steps.

Method 1: Via Phone Gallery & Settings App

  • Step 1: Go to the ‘Settings‘ on your iPhone.
  • Step 2: Tap on ‘Wallpaper’ > ‘Choose a New wallpaper’
  • Step 3: Tap on the ‘Live’ option present at the topmost section of the screen & select any ‘Live Photo’ of your choice.
  • Step 4: Tap on the “Set” option. It will ask where you want to set this wallpaper out of the lock, home screen, or in both and confirm your choice.
  1. If it’s “Set Home Screen” then the video wallpaper will be set for the background on your iPhone
  2. If it is “Set Lock Screen” then the video wallpaper will be set only for the lock screen on your iPhone
  3. If it is “Set both” then the same wallpaper will be set for both the background and lock screen

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Note: You will see the video moving on the lock screen until you touch it & once you remove your finger from the screen then the live wallpaper (as video) will stop moving further.

Third-Party App Installation

For this, you need to convert your video into a live photo using a Third-Party App before setting it as the wallpaper. Follow the steps in a sequence to get the best results.

  • Step 1: Go to the App Store and install “ Video to Live by Pixster Studio” on your iPhone.
  • Step 2: Launch the App to initiate the procedure.
  • Step 3: Go to the ‘Photo Library’ and choose the video that you want to convert as a live wallpaper.
  • Step 4: Drag the end areas of the clips & crop the specific part of the video which you want to use as live wallpaper.
  • Step 5: Tap on the ‘Download’ option present at the bottom right corner of the screen to convert video. into new live photo. You can also preview your new live photo here.
  • Step 6: Tap on the “Save” option to save the live photo on your iPhone.
  • Step 7: Tap on the ‘Wallpaper’ option from the Settings section.
  • Step 8: Select the “Choose a New Wallpaper” option that is located on the top right corner of the screen.
  • Step 9: Tap on the “Live photos” album and choose the live photo converted via 3rd Party Application.
  • Step 10: Long Press on the “New Wallpaper’ to preview it & it’s done.
  • Step 11: Tap on the ‘Set’ option to set the live photo as home screen wallpaper, lock screen wallpaper, or both.
  • Step 12: Long Press on the iPhone to view the wallpaper & it’s done.

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That’s it. These two methods have always been the most favorite amongst the iPhone users who constantly set live video as the wallpaper on their devices. If you’re an iPhone user & want to wish to set a spectacular live video as wallpaper follow the methods mentioned in this article & you’re good to go. Also always remember that your new wallpaper will only animate in the lock screen and you will need to long-press on the screen to view the animation. You can also use GIFs as your wallpaper although iPhone allows you to choose GIFs from the wallpaper selection menu. But for this, you have to convert your GIF to a live photo with the help of a third-party app before.

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