How To Make A Video Your Wallpaper

Mobile phones are one of the most important aspects of our lives in this technological era. It almost defines a person’s personality and character. Any innovation in the field of mobile customization is warmly welcomed.

Setting a video as the wallpaper on one’s phone is a fun upgrade that everyone enjoys. Here we’ll explain how to make a video your wallpaper on your Android or iPhone.

It is interesting to change the home screen and lock screen of your phone as they are the first things you see when you turn it on. It would be nice to make a video of your iPhone wallpaper.

The Android and iPhone both support video wallpaper, but depending on the model, there are a few ways to set it up.  Android phones, such as the Samsung Galaxy S10, have a built-in video wallpaper, while other Android phones, such as the Google Pixel 3, require an additional third-party app in order to display a video wallpaper.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video on your home screen is worth even more. Let’s take a look at how you can set a video as your iPhone wallpaper.

Also Read: How to make a video a live photo.

How to make a video your wallpaper on iPhone?


Select any video clip you captured using the Live Photo feature in the iPhone camera app to use as a video wallpaper on your iPhone.

Step 1: To change the wallpaper, go to Settings > Wallpaper.

Step 2: Click on Choose a New Wallpaper.

Step 3: To use one of the preloaded animated wallpapers, select Live button.

Step 4: To use a video you took, scroll down and select your Live Photos folder.

Step 5: You can choose the live wallpaper you want to use.

Step 6: Press the screen to see the animated effect.

Note:  If you only want to turn off the animation, tap Live Photo in the lower-middle of the screen.

Step 7: Choose Set in the bottom right when your iPhone wallpaper is ready for your video.

Step 8: You can choose to set your lock screen, your home screen, or both.

How to make a video your wallpaper on Android?

To create video wallpapers, you can use several Android apps, such as the Video Wall or Video Live Wallpaper apps, which are available in the Google Play store. The Video Live Wallpaper app uses the following methods, while VideoWall does the same.

Step 1: Install the Video Live Wallpaper app on your Android device.

Step 2: Select Choose Video, then tap Allow to access your media files by using the Video Live wallpaper app.

Step 3: Choose a video from your phone to use as your live wallpaper.


Step 4: Drag the slider along the video’s timeline to change the start and end times. To see a preview of the video, tap Play.

Step 5: To see what the live wallpaper will look like, tap the Picture icon in the upper-right corner.

Step 6: Choose the Settings menu icon in the upper-right corner of the preview screen to adjust the video’s look. You can then alter the Scale Fit setting and enable or disable the audio.

Step 7: Depending on your preferences, select Set wallpaper. There are two options to choose from.
1) Home screen
2) Home screen and lock screen

Tip: Live wallpapers can be created natively on newer Android versions. Select the video in the Gallery app and choose Set as Live Wallpaper.You'll need to trim the video if it's too long.

Two different ways to make a video lock screen are outlined above. What are your thoughts on this blog? We’d appreciate it if you could share this blog with others if you find it useful.