How to put a video as your wallpaper on an iPhone by converting it to a Live Photo

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You can’t put a video as your wallpaper on an iPhone, but you can use an animated Live Photo.
Live Photos are photos that also capture footage for a few seconds after you take the picture.
With the third-party app intoLive, you can easily convert video clips into Live Photos, allowing you to then use these moving images as your iPhone wallpaper.
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Our phone’s wallpapers, the images displayed on our lock screen and our homescreen, say a lot about us. These are, after all, the images we see more than any other, every time we look at our phones.

But if a picture says a thousand words, a video can say thousands more, so using a video clip as your iPhone wallpaper is a great way to personalize your phone.

And while you can’t use an actual video as wallpaper on your iPhone, you can use an animated Live Photo, a file that’s easy to create with the intoLive app.

Note, however, that not all iPhones support setting Live Photos as moving wallpapers. If you have an iPhone SE or iPhone XR, you can set a Live Photo as your wallpaper, but it won’t move.

Read more: How to use the Live Photo feature on your iPhone to take motion-enhanced photos

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How to put a Live Photo as your iPhone wallpaper

1. Launch the Settings app and scroll down to and tap “Wallpaper.”

2. Tap “Choose a New Wallpaper.”

3. Tap “Live Photos” and select the file you just created. Make sure the “Live Photo” option is highlighted.

4. Tap “Set” then select “Set Lock Screen,” “Set Home Screen,” or “Set Both.”

To enjoy the new live wallpaper, simply touch …read more

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