How to Easily Fix: iPhone 11/Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6S Live Wallpaper Not Working

Live wallpaper not working on iPhone 11/Xs/Xr/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.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 22, 2020

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PhoneRescue for iOS can help you fix iPhone/iPad from various types of breakdowns, like stuck on black screen, white screen, Apple logo, continuous reboot loop, etc. Also, it supports recovering lost data.

Q: Live wallpaper is not working, I just bought the iPhone 7 plus yesterday and updated it to iOS 12, 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 11/Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6S in iOS 13/12/11/10, 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: The Most Common iOS 12 Problems and Solutions >

How to Fix: iPhone 11/Xs/Xr/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 iOS users choose to update their iPhone/iPad to iOS 12. However, many users complained that their iPhone/iPad get locked or froze during the update. So, here we will share a professional iOS repair tool – PhoneRescue for iOS to help these users out in a quick process.

With the iOS Repair Tools mode of PhoneRescue for iOS, you will no need to erasing all your data while repairing the locked/froze device via reset or waste money on a 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 for iOS 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 for iOS 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 11/Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6S in iOS 13/12/11/10, 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 12 problems and solutions that we collect from users, hope it can give you a hand on some iOS 12 problems you may meet.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.