How Can I Set A Video As Wallpaper On My Samsung Galaxy Phone?

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Android users are of the opinion that their devices are more customizable than the iPhone, and we tend to agree. For instance, except for the fairly restricted trick involving Live Photos, it is not possible to use a clip as your iPhone’s wallpaper, but it is very simple to do on Android if you have the right application.

Some Samsung devices come with the feature built-in, but this is not advisable because that running clip on your Home screen will only continue to drain your phone’s battery on a daily basis. There is another way, and the process is not complicated. See the answer to your How Do I Set A Video As Wallpaper On My Android Device question:

How Can I Set A Video As Wallpaper On My Android Device?

Since this is a quiet lengthy article, we have added a table of contents for easier navigation.

If you wish to set a clip as the wallpaper on your Android device, just download an app that can make it happen on the Play Store. There are several applications that can do this but “Video Live Wallpaper.” is the option we recommend. It is free, dependable, and safe and it will transform your background to video as fast as possible.

  • Download Video Live Wallpaper from the Google Play Store if you are yet to do that.
  • Launch Video Live Wallpaper and click “Choose Video” from the main screen.
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  • From the list of clips stored in your gallery, choose the clip you wish to use.
  • Use the control way down on your screen to choose the portion of the clip you wish to turn into your wallpaper. You can drag the beginning and endpoints, and use the “Play” button to preview it.
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  • Click the “Preview” button at the top right of the display, it resembles a small square picture.
  • If the aspect ratio is not right, click “Settings” at the top right of the display and click “Scale Fit.” Then head back to the preview by clicking “Preview” at the top right.
  • Lastly, if you are fine with the result, click “Set wallpaper” way down on the screen. In the pop-up, decide if you wish to set the clip as wallpaper on just the Home screen or on the Home screen and Lock screen.

How Can I Set A Video As Wallpaper On My Samsung Galaxy Phone?

Samsung allows you to set a clip as wallpaper without downloading any applications, however, it only works on the Lock screen. See how:

  • Access the Gallery application and select a clip you wish to use as wallpaper.
  • Click the three-dot icon at the top right of the display.
  • In the dropdown menu, click “Set as wallpaper.”
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  • You are restricted to 15-second clips. If it is not as short, you will be notified to trim the clip. Click “Edit” in the middle of the display.
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  • Drag the clip edit box until you have chosen the section of the clip you wish to use, then click “Done.” The application will make a fresh, briefer copy of the clip and save it in your gallery.
  • Click “Set on Lock screen.”
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