How do I set a video as my lockscreen wallpaper?

Last modified : Jul 31. 2018

On devices running Android 8.0 Oreo you can set your videos (up to 100mb) as wallpaper on your lockscreen. If you need help changing the home screen background or would like information on Wallpapers and Themes, click here.

Please note: It is possible to set as wallpaper both downloaded or recorded videos if playing-time is less than 15 seconds.

To set a video lockscreen wallpaper:

1 Open the Gallery
Open the Gallery
2 Select the video file you wish to use on your lockscreen
Find and Open the video file you wish to use
3 Select the 3 dot menu button and then select Set as wallpaper
Select the 3 dot menu button and tap Set as Wallpaper
4 If the file is too large or too long you will only be able to Edit . Select the edit button to crop the file to size
Select the edit button to trim the video to size
5 Trim the video file (up to 15 seconds) and select Done in the top right of the screen to continue
Adjust the slider to trim the video to 15 seconds or less
6 Select Set as wallpaper to save your video as the lockscreen wallpaper
Select Set as wallpaper to save and finish

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