How to Set Live Wallpaper for iPhone Lock Screen

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Myra Posted on Jun 30, 2017 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

One of the things you can do to customize your iPhone lock screen is to change the wallpaper as you like. If you are using an iPhone 6 or later iPhone models, you can set live wallpaper for your iPhone lock screen. You can make it by following one of the two methods below.

How to set live wallpaper for iPhone lock screen

Tip 1: How to set live wallpaper on iPhone via Settings App

Step 1: Go to "Settings" App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Choose "Wallpaper" among the options.

Step 3: Select "Choose a New Wallpaper".

Step 4: Then there are three kinds of wallpaper you can choose, Dynamic, Stills or Live. Select "Live".

Step 5: Now you can see all the live wallpaper Apple provides. Choose the one you like and make sure "Live Photo" option is selected.

Step 6: Tap on "Set" and choose "Set Lock Screen" to set a live wallpaper for your iPhone lock screen. (Of course, you can also set a live wallpaper for your home screen by choosing "Set Both".)

How to set a live wallpaper on iPhone 7

You can do many things via Settings App, like inverting colors on iPhone, installing an iOS, using Reduce White Point or setting a live wallpaper in this case. To set a live wallpaper for your iPhone, using Settings App is just one choice. There is another shown below.

Tip 2: How to set live wallpaper on iPhone via Photos App

If you have taken some live photos on your iPhone 6, iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 and want to set one of them as wallpaper, you can set it directly in Photos App.

Step 1: Go to "Photos" App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Find the Live Photo you want to set as wallpaper and tap on it.

Step 3: When the menu appears at the bottom of the screen, tap on the Share icon.

Step 4: Swipe across the options and choose "Use as Wallpaper".

Step 5: Keep "Live Photo" checked and adjust the photo if you need.

Step 6: Click "Set" and choose "Set Lock Screen".

How to set a live wallpaper for iPhone 6/6S lock screen