How to Change Your Wallpaper on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to change your wallpaper on your iPhone. Whether you want to give your device a fresh look or personalize it with your favorite image, changing the wallpaper is a simple and effective way to do so.

Step 1: Open the Settings App

To get started, locate the Settings app on your iPhone’s home screen and tap on it. The Settings app is represented by a gear icon and is typically found on the first page of your home screen.

Step 2: Navigate to Wallpaper Settings

Once you have opened the Settings app, scroll down until you find the “Wallpaper” option. Tap on it to proceed.

Step 3: Choose a Wallpaper Source

On the Wallpaper settings page, you will see two options – “Choose a New Wallpaper” and “Choose a New Dynamic Wallpaper”.

  • Static Wallpapers:
    • If you prefer using static wallpapers (non-moving images), tap on “Choose a New Wallpaper”. This option allows you to select from pre-installed wallpapers or use your own photos.
  • Dynamic Wallpapers:
    • If you want animated wallpapers that can move and respond to touch, tap on “Choose a New Dynamic Wallpaper”. You can select from Apple’s collection of dynamic wallpapers.

Step 4: Select Your Desired Wallpaper

Depending on whether you chose static or dynamic wallpapers in the previous step, follow these instructions:

  • Selecting Static Wallpapers:
    1. Tap on “Stills” to browse through Apple’s collection of pre-installed static wallpapers.
    2. Choose a category and then select the wallpaper that you like.
    3. Once you have made your selection, preview the wallpaper or tap “Set” to apply it as your new wallpaper. You can choose to set it as the lock screen, home screen, or both.
  • Selecting Dynamic Wallpapers:
    1. Browse through Apple’s collection of dynamic wallpapers by tapping on “Dynamic”.
    2. Select a wallpaper that catches your eye.
    3. You can preview the animation by pressing and holding the screen. If you are satisfied, tap “Set” to apply it as your new wallpaper. Again, you can choose to set it as the lock screen, home screen, or both.

Step 5: Adjust Wallpaper Settings (Optional)

If you want to further customize your wallpaper settings, such as enabling perspective zoom or choosing between still or perspective mode for static wallpapers, tap on “Choose a New Wallpaper” again and follow the instructions provided.

Step 6: Enjoy Your New Wallpaper!

Congratulations! You have successfully changed your iPhone’s wallpaper. Take a moment to admire your new look and enjoy a fresh visual experience every time you unlock your device or access your home screen.

Remember that changing your wallpaper is not permanent and can be easily modified whenever you feel like giving your iPhone a different vibe. Have fun exploring different wallpapers that suit your style!

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