How to Use TikTok Video as Live Wallpaper on Android


Got a video you like on TikTok? It is actually possible to set it as a live wallpaper on your Android phone. Here’s how to do it.

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If you want to set wallpaper on Android, you can use the standard or more exciting static live wallpapers. Live wallpapers can be more fun than static wallpapers, you might want to use them more, and you can even use videos from TikTok.

In this article, we are going to show you how to set TikTok videos as your wallpaper on Android.

How to use TikTok videos as live wallpapers on Android

TikTok has a dedicated app that lets you set any video on the platform as your wallpaper. That’s right, if you came across an exciting TikTok video, you can use it as your wallpaper.

To do this, you will need to download another app from TikTok. Once you have the app, you can set any TikTok video as your wallpaper on Android. But there is a catch: it only works if the downloader has enabled the download feature in the privacy settings.

Here is a step by step guide to set any TikTok video as Android wallpaper:

  1. Download and install TikTok Video Wallpaper from Google Play Store. It’s free.

  2. Launch the app and tap To continue accept the TikTok Terms of Service.

  3. Now launch the main TikTok app and search for the video you want.

  4. When you find it, select the To share icon.

  5. Under the Share to menu, select Set as wallpaper.

  6. Then choose whether you want to set the video as home screen wallpaper or as wallpaper for your home screen and lock screen from the pop-up window.

  7. Once you have selected a choice, the video will be set as the wallpaper.

This is how you set any TikTok video as your wallpaper. This guide only covers Android, but you can also set a video wallpaper for your desktop PC.

Remember that using a video wallpaper will drain your battery faster. If battery life is an issue, you should not use video wallpapers or other dynamic wallpapers. Otherwise, be prepared to charge your device more regularly due to battery drain.

Related: Proven and Tested Tips to Extend Battery Life on Android

Use TikTok videos as dynamic wallpapers on Android

Setting TikTok videos as wallpapers on Android only requires an additional app, and once you’ve installed it, you’re good to go. Although using video wallpapers is exciting, you should beware of the battery drain effects. Your screen on time is probably going to take a hard hit. Be prepared for this if you want to use video wallpapers.

Using videos as wallpapers is just one more thing you can do with TikTok. To learn more, check out our other tips for getting the most out of TikTok as a beginner.


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