TikTok is a fun app to create and watch short entertaining videos. You can easily download the videos you like for later viewing. Even better, you can make a live wallpaper from TikTok on iPhone! Moreover, you don’t need an account to check out the content on this app. But in case you do create an account, it’s easy to delete it when you want. There are also some other similar apps but TikTok is by far the most popular. So let’s check out how you can save videos from it to your iPhone.
How to Save a TikTok Video as a Live Photo on iPhone
Step #1. Open the TikTok app on your iPhone and find the video you want.
Step #2. Tap the “Share” icon (the curved arrow) and select “Live Photo” from the second row of options. The video will be converted into a Live Photo, which can be found in your Photos app.
Step #3. Now, to set the TikTok video as a live wallpaper on your iPhone lock screen, go to Settings → Wallpaper → Choose a New Wallpaper.
Step #4. Select the Live Photo from the list. You can zoom and move the image around as you like. When satisfied, tap “Set,” then choose “Set Lock Screen”.
Note: You can also choose “Set Both.” to put the photo on your home screen although it won’t be a live photo. On iOS, live wallpapers only work on the lock screen, and only on devices with 3D Touch.
Now, whenever you force-press on the lock screen, your selected TikTok video will play. In case you just want to download or save a TikTok video on your phone, you can follow the steps below.
How to Save a TikTok Video on your iPhone
Step #1. Open the TikTok app and find the video you want.
Step #2. Tap the “Share” icon (the curved arrow) and select “Save Video.”
The video will be downloaded and stored on your device, locally. To find it, open the Photos app and swipe to the bottom of the All Photos album.
That’s all. We hope this helps you save a video as a live photo on TikTok. You can also set any other video as a wallpaper on iPhone. Let us know in the comments below if you’re looking for other such tips and tricks.
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Mehak has a master’s degree in communication and over ten years of writing experience. Her passion for technology and Apple products led her to iGeeksBlog, where she specializes in writing product roundups and app recommendations for fellow Apple users. When not typing away on her MacBook Pro, she loves being lost in a book or out exploring the world.