How to Set and Use Live Wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus

I know many folks would like setting and using live wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus as they are enormously popular. If you are also charmed by them, read on to use Live Photos as your lock or home screen wallpaper to ensure your device' screen looks more enviable!

It’d be really fun to set and use Live wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus. Keeping in mind how attractive the moving pictures look, you would like to use Live Photos on your device to make the screen more appealing. Head over to bring those charismatic shots into action!

Live wallpaper is a hot favorite among the folks who want their device’ screen to look not just appealing but also come alive when touched. Considering how much it’s loved, I thought it’s apt to create a post on how to set up and use live wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus.

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How to Set and Use Live Wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8For those who are unfamiliar, “Live Photos” arrived in iOS 9 for iPhone 6s/6 Plus and was one of the biggest highlights of the smartphone. The photo animates 1.5 seconds of motion before and after the still. You can play it back with 3D Touch or a long-press on your iOS device.

How to Set Live Photos as Wallpaper on iPhone X, 8 or 8 Plus

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Tap on Wallpaper.

Tap on Settings then Wallpaper on iPhone X, 8 or 8 Plus

Step #2. Now, you need to tap on Choose a New Wallpaper.

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Tap on Choose New Wallpaer in iPhone X, 8, or 8 Plus Settings

Step #3. Next, you can choose from three types of wallpaper like Dynamic, Stills and Live. Tap on Live and then select the image that charms you.

Select Live Wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone 8

Step #4. Next up, make sure Live Photo is selected. Tap on Set at the bottom right corner.

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Set Live Wallpaper on iPhone X, 8 or iPhone 8 Plus

Step #5. Up next, you have four options:

  • Set Lock Screen
  • Set Home Screen
  • Set Both
  • Cancel

I’m going to select Set Both.

Use Live Wallpaper on iPhone X, 8 or 8 Plus

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That’s it!

Check out the wallpaper is glowing on your device screen.

How to Set Live Photos As Wallpaper on iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X

Step #1. Open Photos app on your iPhone → Tap on the Albums tab at the bottom right corner.

Step #2. Next, tap on Live Photos album → Next up, find the photo you want to set and then select it.

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Select Live Photo on iPhone X, 8 or 8 Plus

Step #3. Tap on share icon at the bottom left corner → Select Use as Wallpaper.

Select Live Photo to Use as Wallpaper on iPhone X, 8 or 8 Plus

Step #4. Now, ensure that Live Photos tab is selected. Tap on Set.

Use Live Photo as Live Wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8-8 Plus

Step #5. Finally, choose to set it up on your Lock Screen, Home Screen or for both.

Set and Use Live Wallpaper on iPhone X, 8 Plus and 8

That’s pretty much it!

Once you have set Live Photos as wallpaper, lock your device and then wake the screen. Next, touch and hold on the screen, your photo will come alive.

Wrap up:

So, that’s how you can get the most out of moving photos on your iOS device! I wish I could play Live Photos on Home screen as well. Here I’m hoping iOS soon breaks this little jinx. What do you think?

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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