Steps to change the wallpaper on iPhone and iPad

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iOS strives to improve every year, providing users with better experience. With the release of iSO 10, Apple now allows you to do many things we previously considered impossible. One of the new changes added to iOS 10 is the ability to change the wallpaper of your lock and home screen.

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In reality, you cannot completely change how your iPhone or iPad looks, but a customized wallpaper is really something that we have been expecting from Apple for a long time.

In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to change the wallpaper on your iPhone and iPad. Before we begin, make sure that you are now running iOS 10 or newer.

  1. Steps to pick a wallpaper for your iPhone and iPad

Step one: First off, you need to open the Settings app from your home screen. After that, you have to tap on Wallpaper to proceed

Step two: Next up, you now need to tap on Choose a New Wallpaper at the top. Once you are done, you now can select a photo from either Apple’s stock imagery or your photo library

Step three: Once everything is done, choose the type of wallpaper you want to use on your iPhone or iPad

Step four: You now have to select your new wallpaper, then you will get a preview mode of your iPhone lock or  home screen with your chosen wallpaper

Step five: From the Preview mode, you will be presented with how you want to your image to be displayed. Your new wallpaper can be a still image, a Live photo or change perspective when you move your phone around

Step six: Tap Set and select where you want to set your new wallpaper.

  1. Steps to adjust your wallpaper for your iPhone and iPad

If you want to change the settings of your new wallpaper, iOS allows you to easily do that. Here is how.

Step one: First off, you have to launch the Settings app from your home screen and then tap on Wallpaper

Step two: Next up, you need to tap on one of your currently-set wallpaper to access the Preview Mode. From here, you will be presented with how your image will be displayed

Step three: Once you are done, tap Set to apply the change

  1. Steps to change the wallpaper from the Photo app

You can change your wallpaper directly from the Photos app on your iPhone, eliminating the need to head over to the Settings app. Here is how

Step one: Open the Photos app from your home screen and select the image you wish to set as wallpaper

Step two: Once you are done, tap on the Sharing button at the bottom left corner of the screen

Step three: Next up, tap Use as Wallpaper and customize your image to your liking

Step four: Once you are done, select how you want your image to be displayed, then tap Set

Step five: Select where you want to use your new wallpaper.

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