[Guide]How to Set Live Wallpaper on iPhone X/iPhone 8 in iOS 11

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Myra Updated on Jun 05, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Thanks to Apple, you can set live wallpaper for your iPhone to make it cooler. But how to set live wallpaper on iPhone X,iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus in iOS 11 remains unknown for some iPhone users. If you are one of them, this article is written for you by providing the detailed guide to make a live photo your wallpaper. No matter you want to set an existing live photo or the live photo you are going to take as the wallpaper, you can learn how to make it within minutes from this article. For more tips on how to use your new iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, go to iOS & Mac Tips to get more.

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How to set live wallpaper on iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus in iOS 11

Tip 1: Set live wallpaper on iPhone X/8/8 Plus in iOS 11 with the existing photos

Step 1: Open Settings App on your iPhone X/8/8 Plus in iOS 11.

Step 2: Go to Wallpaper > Choose a New Wallpaper.

Step 3: Choose Live and choose one of the live wallpapers Apple provides. (You need to press on the screen to preview the wallpaper. Similarly, once set, you need to press on the screen to view the live effects. Don't complain live paper not working when you don't use it correctly.)

Step 4: Tap on Set and choose Set Lock Screen, Set Home Screen or Set Both according to your needs.

How to set live wallpaper on iPhone X/iPhone 8 in iOS 11 - Tip 1

Tip 2: Set live wallpaper on iPhone X/8/8 Plus in iOS 11 with live photos

You can surely take a live photo you like on your iPhone and then set it as your iPhone wallpaper.

Step 1: Go to the Camera App on your iPhone in iOS 11.

Step 2: Make sure your iPhone is in Photo Mode (the standard mode you will see when you open Camera) and Live Photo is on (the circle in the top middle of your iPhone screen is yellow).

Step 3: Tap on the big circle at the bottom of the screen to start to take live photos on your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus in iOS 11.

Step 4: Click the Share button and then choose Use as Wallpaper.

Step 5: Press on the screen to preview the live wallpaper and then tap on Set to set the live photo as your lock screen wallpaper, home screen wallpaper or both.

How to set live wallpaper on iPhone X/8/8 Plus in iOS 11 - Tip 2

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone and iPad to your Mac with compatible USB cables and tap on Trust This Computer if you are asked. Run EaseUS MobiMover Free for Mac and choose iDevice to iDevice mode on the main screen.

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Step 2: MobiMover will check and load all the compatible files automatically as the screenshot shows below. There is no need for you to choose them one-by-one manually. 

Note: You can click the drop-down arrow close to the iOS device to set the source/target device directly. For convenience, you can plug into your iPhone at first.

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Step 3: Now, click Transfer to transfer data from iPhone to iPad at a fast speed. Please don't break off the USB connection before the process finishes. If you have too many large files to be synced at a time, please wait patiently.

how to transfer data from iPhone to iPad - step 3