Learn here how to fix animated wallpaper not working on iPhone 6S or later iPhone running iOS 11 or later. Apple’s new 3D touch iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S, & iPhone 6S Plus comes with worth features out of them, one of is a live photo, and they allow set as a live wallpaper. So this built-in feature is attracting more users. But, you can also use live wallpaper apps for your iPhone. The Animated/ Live wallpaper is giving great experience, in more, it is the best option for those folks who don’t like to set the static wallpaper.
To set live wallpaper is very easy. However, many users are reporting their problem as live wallpaper won’t work on iPhone. It might be due to the particular software glitch. The live wallpapers are not “animated” by themselves; you have to push a bit with 3D touch to see them moving on the iPhone screen. Notwithstanding, you are not satisfied, then refer following instructions carefully to resolve Animated wallpaper not working on iPhone 6S/ 6S Plus or iPhone 7 (Plus) line up.
The single line solution for all and it’s a
‘’Press on the Screen to see the wallpaper animate’’.
Fix Animated Wallpaper not working on iPhone
Fix Live Wallpaper not working on iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), 6S/ 6S+
Clue #1. Try to Change Animated Wallpaper
You should try once remove animated wallpaper and set still wallpaper after that try again to Set animated background. In most case, this fix works well. Get more here how to change wallpaper on iOS 11 or later. After trying it. However, animated wallpaper showing you same issue, then you should go with next troubleshooting.
Keep in mind: Animated background only works on the iPhone 6S or later look screen, not on the Springboard (home screen).
Clue #2. Make Sure Low Power Mode turned Off
First of all, make sure Low Power mode toggle is turned off. In case, you have Low Power Mode enabled iPhone, then temporarily stops certain features on your Apple iPhone. Affected features including dynamic Wallpaper (live background, animated wallpaper) and Perspective Zoom switched off, email fetch, background app refresh, automatic downloads, and some visual effects are reduced or turned off. You can read more about low power mode from here.
Steps to check Low Power mode on/ off
Step 1. Go to Settings.
Step 2. Tap on Battery.
Step 3. Check now the toggle of Low Power Mode on/off.
disable Low Power mode on iPhone to fix live Wallpaper not working
So whenever the animated background does not work due to low power mode ON, then hope above fix would help you.
Note: Please you turn toggle next to the Low Power mode off/ White. I mean, your iPhone top status bar battery icon must green not yellow.
In iOS 11 or later, you can add Low power mode to Control Center. This approach will give you shortcut to operate LPM on your iPhone quickly. An ideal and time-saving feature of iOS 11.
Clue #3. Make Sure that your iPhone 3D touch is enabled
Get here more to Adjust 3D touch sensitivity on iPhone.
Live wallpaper is a just pleasure. Even though, it eats more battery than the static wallpaper.
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