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I've lost the ability to change my lock screen wallpaper (in the course of trigger-happy removal of some phone company apps). I used to be able to do 'Menu > Wallpaper' and be prompted for either the phone or lock screen, but now this stage doesn't appear and I'm taken straight to the 'Select wallpaper from' screen.

I'm looking for a way to get the lock/home screeen prompt back or failing that, possibly the location where the active wallpaper is stored in the file system if that would work, or an app that would let me change the lock screen wallpaper directly. (No luck with Google.)

I'm using an Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) running Android 2.1.1

Edit:  and Launcher Pro.

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With the standard Android launcher, and with the launcher modifications made by most manufacturers, the home screen and lock screen wallpaper are the same. I think your problem is Launcher Pro, if you temporarily switch back to your phone's default launcher this should just work. –  GAThrawn Nov 22 '10 at 11:33
Yep, it was Launcher Pro. –  pelms Nov 22 '10 at 21:40

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I also had this issue. I'm using LG GT540. When using default LG home screen, I can change the LockScreen Wallpaper.

But if I use any other Launchers the option is not there.

Now what I'm doing is: I will switch to LG Homescreen just for changing the Wallpaper and then will switch back to LauncherPro.

You should do something like this. I know this is not the answer you are looking for; I'm just giving you some hints.

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Thanks Aji. I forgot to mention I'm also running Launcher Pro. I've removed the Orange home screen switcher unfortunately. –  pelms Nov 19 '10 at 15:50
I used 'Home Switcher' app to get back to the Android home screen and could then change the lock wallpaper. Feature request for Launcher Pro to be able to do this I guess. –  pelms Nov 22 '10 at 12:58

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