How to set and use live wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus

set and use live wallpaper

Smartphone users are always in search of trying unique and attractive style on their mobile device. Especially, with the device like iPhone X, iPhone, and iPhone 8 Plus, you would love to set different images and background wallpapers to enhance the appearance of the mobile. And, with the availability of the live wallpaper, you can re-design the look of mobile display and home screen.

Seamlessly, a moving wallpaper would look fantastically fascinating on your device. It enhances the attractiveness and makes the device screen look livelier. In addition to that, it appears to be an excellent choice to have live wallpaper on your device to feel the frequent change.

Set live photos as wallpaper on iPhone X, 8 or 8 Plus

Live wallpaper is turning out to be a hot-favorite topic among the millennial’s. It enables users to make the screen alive when touched. Knowing the fact that live wallpaper is immensely preferred and loved by the iPhone users, we have decided to present an article in which you will find a complete guide on how to set up and use live wallpaper on your respective iPhone models.

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People who are still unaware of the Live Photos, we would like to provide you some necessary information about the same.  It was first introduced in iOS 9 and iPhone 6s/6 Plus. Additionally, during our research, we have found that it is considered as one of the prominent highlights introduced in smartphones. The live photo animates for 1.5 seconds with motion and then appears to be still. If you want to get it back, all you need to do is perform a long-press on your iOS device.  Due to the availability of 3D touch,  you can turn still photo into animation mode.

Follow the mentioned steps below to Set live photos as wallpaper on iPhone X

Step 1: Open Settings app on your iPhone.
Step2: Next, tap on Wallpaper.

tap on wallpaper

Step 3: Next up, you need to select ‘Choose a New Wallpaper’ option.

choose a new wallpaper

Step 4: Now, you will find three options that are Dynamic, Stills, and Live. From those options, you can make your selection. In our case, tap on Live.
Step5: Next, select the image that you wish to set as live wallpaper.

set live wallpaper

Step 6: Thereafter, ensure that you have selected Live Photo.
Step 7: From the bottom right corner, tap on Set.
Step8: Now, you will find four options which are:

set lock screen wallpaper

  1. Set lock Screen
  2. Then set Home Screen
  3. Set Both
  4. Cancel

You can select as per your requirement. For example, here, we are selecting Set Both.

That’s all, you can check out the home screen, in which you will find glowing live wallpaper on your device.

How to set up live photos as wallpaper on iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X

 Follow the steps mentioned below to set up live wallpaper.

Step 1: Launch Photos app on your iOS device.
Step2: Tap on the Albums, provided at the bottom right corner
Step 3: Then, you need to tap on Live Photos album.

tap on live photos

Step 4: Next up, search for the photo that you wish to set as a live wallpaper, and make the selection.
Step5: Now, you need to tap on the share icon, provided at the bottom left corner.
Step 6: Tap on Use as Wallpaper.
Step7: Here, you need to make sure that Live Photos tab is enabled.
Step 8: Next up, tap on Set.
Step 9: Just like Live photos, you need to make a selection from the options. Choose any of from Lock Screen, Home Screen, or for both options to set up a live wallpaper.

To experience the new look of your device, lock your device, and then wake the screen. After that, you need to touch and hold the screen to make the photo alive.


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