How To Turn a Video into Live Wallpaper On iPhone (iOS 16 Updated)

Do you wish to have a video wallpaper on iPhone? To have a lively background while working on the iPhone is attractive and gives you a break from the usual pictures set as wallpapers. One of the methods is to use the in-built live wallpapers for your home and lock screen on iPhone. Another method will be on how you can use a GIF or a video recorded on your phone as a wallpaper on your phone. 

How To Put A Video As Your Wallpaper On iPhone.

It is simple method for the pre-installed options for the video wallpapers on your iPhone. To apply a live wallpaper on your device, all you need to do is follow the steps below:

Step 1: Launch Settings app on iPhone. 

Step 2: Head to Wallpaper, and go to Choose a New Wallpaper. Here you can see the option of Dynamic and Live wallpapers.

iPhone lvideo wallpaper settings

Step 3: Select one of the options shown to you from either the Dynamic or Live wallpapers categories.

Step 4: Turn on the Live photo button from the bottom of the screen.

Step 5: Click on Set, and it will ask you where you want to set this wallpaper – Lock screen or Home Screen or Both.

  • Select your choice, it can be Set Home screen if you want the video wallpaper on iPhone for the background.
  • Select Set Lock Screen if you want this to be present as a video wallpaper on iPhone for the lock screen.
  • Select Set Both if you want to set the same wallpaper on your phone for both home and lock screen.

Note: You will only see the video moving on the lock screen for live wallpapers, once you touch the screen for a few moments. As your touch is lost, video wallpaper will stop moving.

How To Make A Video Your Lock Screen On iPhone

We can also use an app to set any video available in the local storage on our iPhone. For that, you can use VideoToLive, which is available on AppStore. You can readily get this on your iPhone.

The first page it opens is your gallery once it is successfully downloaded. Now you can choose a video from to set as the video wallpaper on iPhone’s lock screen.

It will show you the option at bottom to make changes to the video wallpaper clip. The duration can be chosen, which you want to select to be played on your iPhone’s lock screen. The cover image can be given from the stills shown from the video clip.

Once it is done, click on convert and you will see the complete process message after a few moments.

Now, select the same steps to set the video wallpaper above and select this clip from the live wallpaper options. Use Set Lock Screen  to apply this wallpaper on your iPhone’s lock screen.

You can also use this method for your iPad and iPod Touch.

Remember that this video wallpaper is not going to drain the battery faster. This is because the live wallpaper comes to work only when pressed hard on the screen to watch it. Other times, it is not using the phone battery, and therefore you can relax and experiment with the new video wallpapers on your iPhone along with other iOS devices. 

Enjoy video wallpaper on iPhone! 

Now get a video wallpaper on iPhone with these tricks. We hope you are able to learn how to set video wallpaper on the iPhone with the simple aforementioned steps. Enjoy the self-made videos to be applied as a video wallpaper on your iPhone.

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