To a large extent the video has passed, if not to replace, at least to complement to photography as the medium of choice for smartphone users to record everything that is important, fun or eye-catching. And if we consider that we usually look at our mobile between 100 and 150 times a day, it is then logical to think that the idea of using one of these videos as a wallpaper could be attractive to us. To this end, in this guide we will tell you how to put wallpaper video on android and how to put wallpaper video on iphone.
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Follow these steps to put a wallpaper video on iPhone.
Step 1: Go to Settings and select Wallpaper.
Step 2: Select the option Choose a new wallpaper. Tap on the Live option or select one of your Live Photos.
Step 3: Set the video that you will use as the wallpaper for your iPhone. Once you’re done, tap on Define; You can use it as a background for your lock screen, home screen or both. The Depth option makes the wallpaper move as you tilt your iPhone.
Ready, you already have a video as a wallpaper on your iPhone.
Keep in mind that to put a video as a wallpaper your iPhone needs to be 6s or a newer model, and the 1st and 2nd generation iPhone SE, as well as the iPhone XR, do not support this function.
Android cell phone users have different options to put a video as the wallpaper. In Samsung phones this option is included in the system, while in other models it is necessary to use an app to put a video as the wallpaper.
How to put a wallpaper video on a Samsung cell phone
Follow these steps to put a wallpaper video on your Samsung cell phone:
Step 1: Open the Gallery app and select the video you want to use as your wallpaper. Remember that you can watch all your videos by clicking on the three horizontally stacked lines in the lower right corner.
Step 2: Select a video and click on the three stacked dots in the lower right corner and select Set as wallpaper. If the video is less than 15 seconds long, you can use it as your lock screen or call background. If the video is longer than 15 seconds, go to step 3.
Step 3: If the video you want to use as your wallpaper is longer than 15 seconds, you will need to trim it. You can do this by tapping on the pencil in the toolbar that appears below the video, or after pressing Set as wallpaper you will see a preview of your video with scissors in the center.
Step 4: Tap on the scissors. The editing tool will open, which will automatically make a 15-second cut. Press the play icon (the triangle pointing to the right) to watch your video. If you don’t like the cut, you can edit it yourself by moving your fingers over the horizontal bar at the bottom. When you have your cut ready, press the Done option and then tap on Define on lock screen.
Ready, you already have your video as a wallpaper on your Samsung cell phone.
How to put a wallpaper video on an Android cell phone
Follow these steps to put a wallpaper video on your Android cell phone.
Step 1: Download the VideoWall app from the Google Play Store and install it. You will need to give it permission to access your files.
Step 2: Open the app and select the Pick Video option. Your file manager will open, where you must select the video you want to use as wallpaper.
Step 3: Choose your video and trim it if you consider it necessary. There is no time limit, but we suggest using a short video or a few seconds edit.
Step 4: When you finish your edit, tap on OK and select Set as wallpaper. You will have the option to use it as a background for your home screen and your lock screen.
Ready, you already have your video as your wallpaper.
Remember that putting a video as your wallpaper will affect your cell phone’s battery life and will probably affect your phone’s performance as well.