How to Fix Live Wallpapers Not Working on iPhone [Solved]

Live wallpapers add a dynamic appearance to the background of any iPhone. This enhances the look and brings a positive and enthusiastic feeling while using the iPhone. However, we have seen that recently many iPhone users started complaining about an issue on their iPhones where the live wallpapers are not working.

This issue may be occurred on their iPhones because of internal technical glitches, low power mode settings being enabled, problems with some particular live wallpaper, enabling the Reduce Motion settings on the iPhone, etc.

Upon researching more in-depth about these factors, we have arrived at a few solutions that might easily resolve your issue with iPhone in this article below.

Working Fix

If you have a passcode enabled , Just disable the passcode from th phone and then try again.

Fix 1 – Turn Off the Low Power Mode option

Step 1: Open the Settings app from your iPhone home screen.

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Battery option from the Settings menu by clicking on it as shown below.


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Step 3: Now look for the Low Power Mode option on the Battery page.

Step 4: You have to disable it by clicking on its toggle switch as shown below.


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Fix 2 – Disable the Reduce Motion Settings

Step 1: Launch the Settings menu page on your iPhone.

Step 2: Then search for the Accessibility option from the settings menu list and click on it as shown in the below image.


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Step 3: Now click on the Motion option from the Accessibility page as shown.


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Step 4: Turn Off the Reduce Motion option by clicking on its toggle button.


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Fix 3 – Enable 3D Touch settings

Step 1: First of all, you have to launch the Settings page on your iPhone.

Step 2: After the Settings page is launched, scroll down and choose the Accessibility option from the settings menu list as shown.

Step 3: Now click on the Touch option under the Physical and Motor section.


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Step 4: After that, you have to choose the Haptic Touch option by clicking on it once as shown in the below screenshot.


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Step 5: Make sure you have selected the Fast option from the list available as shown.


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Additional Fix

  • Try restarting your iPhone once to resolve any internal technical glitches present within your iPhone, which may be causing this issue.
  • Make sure your live wallpaper is being downloaded from a reliable source.
  • The Live Wallpapers does not work on certain models like iPhone SE first generation. Any model like iPhone 6S or later has no issues with live wallpapers.
  • Try changing your current live wallpaper to one of the default still wallpapers on your iPhone. Then after some time, try changing it back to the live wallpaper you wanted.