Not all GIFs make great live wallpapers. As you can see below, these effects don't add much to this live wallpaper. However, they still work out okay, but portrait GIFs will probably be better. If you can't find the right Live Photo, GIFs are the next best thing, and experimenting with them feels like a game almost. For live wallpapers, the best thing to do is select the "Full Screen" option. Not only can you browse their huge library of GIFs, but you can save them as Live Photos right from the app. Just keep in mind if you also set it as your home screen wallpaper, it will not animate there.
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If you chose to add a "Loop" or "Bounce" effect, they won't bounce or repeat indefinitely.
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Next, select the Live Photos icon the circles within circles , and you'll be shown two options in the popup:. You'll only get a glimpse of the effect in action until the Live Photo stops playing, then you'll need to let go and press the screen again to rewatch it. Live wallpapers can only be animated on the lock screen. Keep in mind that portrait-shaped GIFs will work better than square- or landscape-shaped ones since your iPhone's lock screen is in portrait orientation only.