How to set a TikTok video as wallpaper?

Tiktok video as wallpaper

In this post we will talk about how to set a TikTok video as wallpaper on your mobile. And something that we love about our smartphone is the possibility of customizing it. In this sense, we can choose the theme, colors and wallpapers that suit our tastes and preferences. Now, one more option that technology offers us is set a TikTok video as wallpaper, whether on the home or lock screen. How is it done? What is the procedure to follow depending on the type of mobile phone we have? Let's see.

Since TikTok is one of the most popular social networks in recent years, it is logical that many of its users want to get the most out of it. One of its special functions is to add a short video as wallpaper. Next, we will see how to do it easily and quickly, both on iOS and Android devices. This way you can personalize your mobile and add one of your favorite TikTok videos as wallpaper.

What do you need to set a TikTok video as your wallpaper?

Tiktok on mobile

To set a TikTok video as your wallpaper, the first thing you need to do is you should do is download the TikTok application on your mobile. This step is essential, since you will not be able to do it from the TikTok website. On the other hand, you must take into account the brand of your phone, since the procedure varies from one brand to another.

For example, On some mobiles you need to download a plugin in order to put one of the TikTok videos on your screen. AND, In others, you will have to download the video before setting it as your background. Taking all this into account, let's see how to use one of your favorite TikTok videos for your mobile screen.

How to set a TikTok video as wallpaper?

Both on some Android phones and on iPhone, the option of put videos as wallpaper It is incorporated from the factory. The creators of TikTok know this and, for this reason, they have added the possibility of setting a video as wallpaper to their main options. Let's start by seeing the steps to follow if you have a Samsung mobile. Later, we will see how to do it on other Android phones and, finally, on the iPhone.

at Samsung

If your mobile is a Samsung, putting a video or an image as an animation is not a problem, since this function is built into these terminals. For it, you must first save or download the TikTok video to your gallery. Once done, follow this procedure:

  1. Open the gallery
  2. Select the saved video
  3. Open the menu by tapping the three vertical dots
  4. Click on the 'Set as wallpaper' option. You can choose between the home screen and/or lock screen.
  5. Choose the length of the video (up to 15 seconds)
  6. Press 'OK' and that's it.

On other Android phones

TikTok Live Wallpaper

In case you have any other brand of Android such as Xiaomi or Huawei, you can also put a video on your wallpaper. But, as we already mentioned, this time you must have a TikTok Plugin to achieve this. The app is called TikTok Live Wallpaper, is completely official from TikTok and is designed precisely for this purpose.

What should you do once you have it installed on your mobile?
Follow these steps to put a TikTok video on your Android wallpaper:

  1. Enter the TikTok app.
  2. Locate the video you want to use.
  3. Tap on the Share arrow.
  4. Now select the 'Use as wallpaper' option from the displayed menu.
  5. Wait for the download to complete.
  6. Tap 'Apply' and select the screen where the video will be viewed: main, lock or both.
  7. Ready! This way you can enjoy a video as wallpaper.

Keep in mind that, in case you have not downloaded the TikTok plugin, when you touch the 'Use as wallpaper' option you will get the following warning “Install the wallpaper plugin? You will need to install this update to use this video as your wallpaper.” At that point, you have the choice to install it or decide 'Not now'.

On iPhone

Tiktok iPhone Video

The procedure to set a TikTok video as wallpaper on an iPhone is very similar to the one we would follow on an Android. However, as with Samsung, You won't have to download any third-party apps to achieve this.. These are the steps to follow to set a video as wallpaper on your iPhone:

  1. Open the TikTok app and locate the video you want.
  2. Now tap on the 'Share' icon.
  3. Choose the option live photo so that the video becomes an animated photo.
  4. Now open the app Photos from your iPhone and locate the animation you saved.
  5. Then, press the 'Share' icon.
  6. Finally, tap on the 'Use as wallpaper' option.
  7. Ready! This way you can put your video as wallpaper on your iPhone.

Esto You can also do it from the phone's Settings. Once there, you must tap on Choose a new wallpaper and select the animated photo you took from the TikTok video. In any case, you can place the video in the position and size that you want it to be displayed on the screen. Additionally, you can also choose whether you want the video to be placed on the home screen, lock screen, or both.

Use TikTok videos as wallpaper and give life to your mobile

Mobile with Tiktok app

Live wallpapers are a very creative and original way to personalize our phones. And what can we say about TikTok videos! These little clips can now be right there on your mobile screen. The best of all is that You don't need to register on TikTok to use these videos.

Furthermore, as long as the owner of the video does not have a private account or has disabled the option to save the videos, you can download any you like without any inconvenience. And as we saw, it is not only possible to save them to share them with your friends and family. You can also put them as wallpaper on your phone to give it life and originality.

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