How to Import and Set Live Photos as Wallpaper on iPhone

How to Import and Set Live Photos as Wallpaper on iPhone

Recently we’ve shared information on how to take Live Photos on iPhone and sharing Live Photos with iPhone 6s/6s Plus. Now it’s time to show you another tricks about Live Photos. In this article we’ll show you how to import Live Photos to iPhone. If you have an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, you can download the Live Photos you like and set them as wallpaper on your device.

How to Import Live Photos to iPhone

Step 1: Search the Live Photo online and download the Live Photos you like on PC. Then rename the files for whatever you like.

Step 2: You will need to use a tool like iTools. Download and install them on PC.

Step 3: Run iTools on computer and then connect iPhone 6s/6s Plus to iTools via the USB cable. Then you will see the management interface. Click on the Device icon.

Step 4: Then import the Live Photos from computer via this path: /DciM/103APPLE.

Step 5: After all Live Photos are transferred to iPhone. Go back to the management interface of the program and select the device icon to open the folder on computer: follow this path: /DCIM/.THMB to delete all files inside. If you can find this folder, then move on to the next step.

Step 6: Follow this path of computer: Go to /iPhoneData and delete Photos.sqlite. Then you can restart your device. After that you can go to Photos to view and use the Live Photos.

That’s it! Now you can select the Live Photo you like and follow the steps below to set it as wallpaper on your iPhone.

How to Set Live Photos as Wallpaper on iPhone 6s/6s Plus

Step 1: Go to Photos app on the Home screen. And select the Live Photo you want.


Step 2: Tap on Share button and you will see an interface pull-up from the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: Tap on Use as Wallpaper, then you can re-adjust the photo as the way you want. You can press down the photo to play it so you can make sure the action fits perfectly. Then select Live Photo button at the bottom of the screen.


Step 4: Tap on Set if you make sure everything is done. Choose Set Lock Screen or Home Screen or Set Both optionally.


That’s all! Have you been using Live Photos on your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Let us know what you think of this post in the comments section below.


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