How to Make a Live Wallpaper from TikTok on iPhone

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.

Save a TikTok Video as a Live Photo on iPhone

Step #3. Now, to set the TikTok video as a live wallpaper on your iPhone lock screen, go to SettingsWallpaperChoose a New Wallpaper.

Tap on Wallpaper and Choose a New Wallpaper on iPhone

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”.

Set TikTok Live photo as a iPhone Wallpaper

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.”

Save a TikTok Video on your iPhone

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.

Summing Up

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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