How to Easily Fix: iPhone X/8/7/6S Live Wallpaper Not Working

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Live wallpaper not working on iPhone X/8/7/6S? Looking for a way to quickly fix the issue? Read on this guide to learn 3 simple and efficient solutions to fix this error with no effort.

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Live wallpaper is not working, I just bought the iPhone 7 plus yesterday and updated it to iOS 11, but still the animated live wallpaper is not working! Any ideas?

Setting a vivid live wallpaper for lock screen or home screen on iPhone/iPad could be an ideal choice to customize our device. But in recent days, a large number of iPhone users reported that live wallpaper not working on their iPhone X/8/7/6S in iOS 11/11.1, just like the user above. If you are also being bothered by this iPhone live wallpaper error, then read on this guide to get solutions. Here in the following, we will offer you 3 simple and reliable solutions to help you fix the iPhone live wallpaper not working issue with great ease.

Also Read: How to Edit Live Photos in iOS 11 on iPhone >

How to Fix: iPhone X/8/7/6S Live Wallpaper Not Working

Solution 1. Restart Your iPhone

Restart iPhone will close all the programs and processes running on the system. So, no matter what unexpected error you meet on your iPhone, the first method you can have a try is to restart your device.

1. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the slider appears.

2. Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone.

3. Press and hold the sleep/wake button again until the Apple logo appears on your phone screen.

Solution 2. Check Low Power Mode

If you have enabled Low Power mode on your iPhone, when the battery gets low, this mode will temporarily disable some of your features to last longer. Perhaps this is the reason why your iPhone live wallpaper not working. To get your live wallpaper in motion again, now you need to disable low power mode on your iPhone: Settings > Battery > Turn off Low Power Mode.

Solution 3. Set the Regular Wallpaper First

This simple tip works perfectly for some users to fix the live photo wallpaper not working error. Give it a try now:

Step 1. Go to Settings > Wallpaper > Tap Choose a New Wallpaper > Tap Stills > Choose one wallpaper you prefer and tap Set.

Step 2. Go to Settings again > Wallpaper > Tap Choose a New Wallpaper > Tap Live this time > Select one of the live wallpapers you like > Tap Set. Your live wallpaper should work now.

How to Fix iPhone X/8/7/6S Live Wallpaper Not Working – Solution 3

How to Fix iPhone X/8/7/6S Live Wallpaper Not Working – Solution 3

How to Fix iPhone/iPad Locked/Froze During iOS Update

To enjoy the wonderful features of the latest iOS version, most of iOS users choose to update their iPhone/iPad to iOS 11. However, many users complained that their iPhone/iPad get locked or froze during update. So, here we will to share a professional iOS repair tool – PhoneRescue to help these users out in a quick process.

With the iOS Repair Tools mode of PhoneRescue, you will no need to erasing all you data while repairing your locked/froze device via reset, or waste money on repair store. It can help you easily repair your iPhone/iPad breakdowns, like stuck on Apple logo, restarting loop, white screen, or black screen in just 1 click. Now, let’s have a look at its repairing steps.

Step 1. Go to the download page of PhoneRescue and choose PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery to download on your computer > Connect your locked/froze iPhone/iPad to the computer > Choose iOS Repair Tools mode and click right arrow.

How to Fix iPhone/iPad Locked/Froze During iOS Update – Step 1

How to Fix iPhone/iPad Locked/Froze During iOS Update – Step 1

Step 2. Click Advanced Mode to repair > Follow the steps as the screenshot shows to you to turn your device to Recovery Mode > Click "Download" button to download the firmware > Once the download completes, PhoneRescue will repair your iPhone/iPad to normal automatically. 

How to Fix iPhone/iPad Locked/Froze During iOS Update – Step 2

How to Fix iPhone/iPad Locked/Froze During iOS Update – Step 2

The Bottom Line

If you meet some other errors on your iPhone X/8/7/6S in iOS 11/11.1, just leave them in the comment section. We will go through your trouble and help you out soon. Also, here we would like to share you the most common iOS 11 problems and solutions that we collected from users, hope it can give you a hand on some iOS 11 problems you may meet.

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