How to get iPhone X-exclusive Live Wallpapers on any iPhone

iPhone X comes with a new exclusive feature called, Live Wallpaper. Here’s how you can download these live wallpapers on your iPhone for free.

iPhone X comes with exclusive Live wallpapers

With the release of iOS 11.2 beta 2, iPhone X users can enjoy “Live Wallpapers” on their new device.

Live wallpaper is an animated wallpaper that activates only when you perform the 3D Touch gesture on your lock screen.

iPhone X

Unsurprisingly, Apple is trying its best to keep iPhone X as exclusive as possible. This means all users who are on older iPhone devices such as iPhone 7 and even iPhone 8 will not be able to enjoy these features.

While this is a good thing for Apple, users who own older devices are certainly not happy with this move.

But since we are jailbreakers, we have got to find a loophole and exploit that to our benefit. Here’s a quick tutorial on how you can get these exclusive live wallpapers onto your iPhone for free.

Remember, you must have a computer or laptop available for immediate use for this tutorial. If you try this procedure with your iPhone, the quality of the live wallpaper won’t be as crisp.

Requirements

  • Any iPhone (with or without jailbreak)
  • A computer running macOS or Windows
  • IntoLive app
  • Simple Transfer app
  • Internet connection

How to install iPhone 8 Live Wallpapers on your iPhone

Step 1 Start your computer and download the live wallpaper video files from this link. You must right-click on the desired video and select the “Save video as” option.

Step 2 Extract the contents of the ZIP archive from step 1 and place the video files in a folder.

Step 3 Download the free Simple Transfer app on your iPhone. What this app does is, it allows you to transfer photos and videos from any computer to your iOS device without iTunes, USB cable or other complicated stuff.

Simple Transfer - Photo+Video
Simple Transfer - Photo+Video

Step 4 Open the app and establish a connection between your device and your computer. Here’s how you can do that –

  • Open a web browser application such as Chrome on your computer.
  • Go to this URL – simpletransfer.rambax.com.
  • Check your device and ensure the connection has been established.

Step 5 Now press the Upload button on the Simple Transfer interface to start the transfer process.

Step 6 Select the wallpaper videos you downloaded in step 1 and upload them.

Step 7 Now download the intoLive application from the App Store. This app allows you to transform a video into a live wallpaper.

intoLive
intoLive
Developer: ImgBase, Inc.
Price: Free+

Step 8 Once the app is on your home screen, open it and select the desired video file. Remember, you must give this app all the necessary permissions before you begin creating your wallpaper.

Step 9 Select the No repeat option.

Step 10 Now press the Save Live Photos option to save it on your camera roll.

Step 11 Open Photos app and go to the live wallpaper you just created in the above step.

Step 12 Press the Share button and then select Use as Wallpaper.

Step 13 That’s all there’s to it!  This will set it as your live wallpaper. You can now begin playing around with this iPhone X-exclusive feature on your older device.

If you happen to run into issues while following this tutorial, just leave a comment below.

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