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Video to Live Wallpaper that survives a restart

I have an MP4 that I want as my live wallpaper. I can set it, but only through an app. The app does not, of course - automatically at startup - select the file, then set it as a live wallpaper. As I ...
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How do I get scrolling wallpaper through google wallpaper app on Galaxy J7?

I use Google's Wallpaper App for new wallpapers everyday. However, I am not getting scrolling wallpapers. I have gone through the complete settings of my device but it didn't find anything interesting?...
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Live wallpaper installation location

I've got Samsung A3 on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and some time ago I installed a few live wallpapers, but they are not showing in installed apps so I can't uninstall them. With the WiFi Transfer app, I ...
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Any way to extract a live wallpaper from a theme on the theme store?

I would like to extract/save/download a live wallpaper from a theme which I downloaded. Is there anyway to do this without rooting my phone?
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Wallpaper changer can no longer access/find home screen images on Samsung Galaxy A20/Android 11 to add to default album

Until recently, I was able to add one image at a time to the default album by (1) downloading image from Samsung Themes, (2) applying it to my home screen, (3) adding it to Wallpaper Changer's default ...
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Phone is killing important background/sync processes (Wiko Lenny 3) – what to do?

My friend recently bought a Wiko “Lenny 3”, which runs Android 6.0.1 After a short while of using it, it seems that this phone is configured by the manufacturer to very aggressively kill background ...
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Is it possible to use a GIF as my wallpaper?

So it has come to my attention that Live Wallpapers are not actually images but more of like, applications that are active in the background. This causes it to be a bit of a battery hog. So I was ...
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Live wallpaper selection on Pie?

I find the new Wallpaper app on Pie doesn't let you pick live wallpapers. Even when I downloaded the APK and installed it, it says 'cannot install'. It's not as though 9 doesn't support them, the ...
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Can I rotate between stock and/or live wallpapers?

I like the Living Universe wallpapers that come with android. I want to rotate between several of them. I tried setting up the Wallpaper Changer app, but I see no way to add them to its list (or any ...
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Where did the galaxy live wallpaper go in ICS?

Since I've upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich on my Nexus S, the galaxy live wallpaper - which was part of Android - is gone. Can I get the exact same live wallpaper for ice cream sandwich? It looks ...
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Switch Live Wallpapers Automatically without Root

I am wondering whether there is any way to switch between like wallpapers on my Pixel 2 without rooting it as it is a Verizon phone with a locked bootloader. I have 2 live wallpapers I like and would ...
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Live wallpaper has entirely taken over phone

One of my customers says my live wallpaper has completely taken over the screen. They tried restarting the phone, but all they can see is the live wallpaper. No way to unlock the phone. Are there any ...
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How do I use Tasker to download web images and set them as my background?

I recently purchased Tasker after having it recommended to me by several people. I am trying to take an image from a website (Unsplash Source) and set it as my background daily. As I am relatively new ...
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Can I get Apex Launcher's scrolling background to work on EMUI 4.1?

I got my new Honor 8 this past Monday, and after extensive tweaking (including hair pulling and uttering of words not approriate in respectable company), I got it to work and look the way I want it to,...
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Setting Up Live Wallpaper with Tasker

I'm trying to set up a Tasker widget to switch between a static wallpaper and a live wallpaper. I have no problem with coming up with the action for the static wallpaper, but I am unable to change ...
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What are the effects of live wallpapers on battery consumption and speed?

7" tablet, Azpen A727, running Android 4.2.2 What is the effect of using live wallpapers on Android tablets? I'm using a 7" tablet, running Jelly Bean 4.2.2 with a 1.5 GHz processor, 4GB flash ...
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Slideshow wallpaper using files in hidden folder

I've got some nice photos in one folder and their specially cropped versions in another hidden folder (the name starts with a dot). How can I use the cropped photos from the hidden folder for a ...
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Extract the apk of Live wallpapers

To extract the apk of any android application , it is simple just use any apk extractor tool and get the apk. However in the case for live wallpapers the apk extractor do not show the apk for ...
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Why live wallpapers use phone call info

When I install any live wallpaper, I am shown a list of items that the app will access. Most of these live wallpapers also access the phone call details. I cannot understand why? Is there any ...
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HTC Sense live wallpaper picker

Is there a way to set the image preview for the HTC Sense 4+ live wallpaper chooser? Currently, it just scales my thumbnail to a much larger size, which makes it look pretty bad. Here is an image of ...
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How do you change the screen background on Nexus S?

Just bought a Samsung Nexus S. No manual came with it. Apparently the moving default screensaver eats up heaps of battery life and I am not getting much battery life out of this new phone and I am ...
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Why did my wallpaper stop working?

I just upgraded to Android 4.1 Jellybean (OTA carrier update to my Verizon Droid RAZR MAXX), and my Multipicture Live Wallpaper app is not loading any pictures. Previously, each screen would load ...
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How much battery does using live wallpapers drain?

I know they are unnecessary, but they look so cool!
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Dropbox can't find live wallpapers on android phone

I would like to add live wallpapers to my dropbox from my android phone but I can't find them. I can find my apps from the backup folder, but how do I find the live wallpapers? I have tried going to ...
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move .apk files to Nokia 6303

I have downloaded many Live wall papers on my Samsung Galaxy ACE 5830 Phone . 1) Is there a way to move the these to Nokia 6303 Phone 2) how can i install .APK files on the same Nokia Phone from my ...
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How do I install live wallpapers I get from outside the android market?

I have downloaded lots of Live wall papers from Android market.They work like charm. I was trying to figure out a way to install Third party live wall papers (Non-Android Market Specific) on my ...
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How do I get Livewallpaper on HTC Wildfire?

I have a HTC Wildfire , and i have updated my android from 2.1 to 2.2 as i was developing application which creates the livewallpaper. Now the problem is inside my application there a option to ...
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Can I install live wallpaper on a Samsung Galaxy 3?

I am proud owner of Samsung galaxy 3 with android 2.1. Unfortunately it doesn't supports live wallpaper. So is there any alternatives/options for installing live wallpaper with or without rooting ? ...
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What makes the Polar Bear and Black Hole color palettes dynamic?

When using the Polar Clock live wallpaper, there are two color palettes labelled "(dynamic)": Polar Bear and Black Hole. What's dynamic about them? How long does it take to see it?