Who said wallpapers have to be photos? Thanks to live wallpapers or animated wallpapers on Android, it is also possible use videos as wallpapers on Android, although not factory-made: you need to install an application.
If you want to give your mobile phone a more animated touch and you can not find the animated wallpaper you like, you can always use an app to use one of your videos as wallpaper. We tell you cHow to set video as wallpaper on Android, very easy.
How to put video as wallpaper on your mobile phone
Android does not allow you to put video as a background by itself, although you can use third-party applications to create animated wallpapers based on your videos. That is, the first step is install an application for that
There are several applications in Google Play to use your own videos as wallpapers. We tried a few and we are left with live video for wallpaper which is not the best, but it is free and allows you crop video to fit mobile, something that not all similar applications do and that greatly changes the quality of the result.
Live video wallpaper
The application is very simple, although it has everything you need to set a video as a background. As soon as you open it, you have to press Select a video for select a video that you have already saved on your mobile phone. If you still do not have the video on your mobile phone, you will need to download or transfer it to your mobile phone from another device.
Once you select the video, it will be displayed and can cut the piece you want to use it as wallpaper, in case it is not the whole video. After making the cut, press the image button in the top bar and you will have the video background ready.
It shows you the preview of the wallpaper with Android, where you can see the video in action. If everything is correct, press Apply and done, although if you want to change additional settings, you can press Settings, which will take you back to the application.
The application has several settings for how the video is displayed. You can select a video snippet, enable or disable sound and choose whether the video will fit the screen or whether the ratio will be maintained. Here is an example of the result:
If you change your mind later and want to change any of the settings, you do not have to repeat the whole process. Instead, open Live Video Wallpaper and the changes you make will be applied immediately in background.