How to change Apple iPhone XR wallpaper

It is easy to change Apple iPhone XR wallpaper and you don’t have to worry about downloading some as your device already comes packed with good ones that are well-crafted for its screen. You may also download some free wallpapers online if you think the default ones don’t suit your eyes. Moreover, there are applications that will also let you download and set some cool pictures as the wallpaper of your iPhone XR.

Picking from default iPhone XR wallpapers

When you simply want to change the look of both the home and lock screens, you already have a lot of choices as far as changing the wallpaper is concerned.

  1. Launch the Settings app
  2. Tap on Wallpaper.
  3. Tap on Choose a New Wallpaper.
  4. Now choose whether you want to use a Dynamic wallpaper or just Still one.
  5. Tap the wallpaper that you like to view it in preview mode.
  6. Tap Set and then choose which screen you want the wallpaper to be set. You may choose Set Lock Screen, Set Home Screen or Both.

Once the wallpaper is set, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to go back to the Home screen and there you can view the new wallpaper.

Change iPhone XR wallpaper from Photos app


Aside from going into the Wallpaper menu under Settings, you can also change it right from the Photos app. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Launch the Photos app.
  2. Tap the image you wish to use.
  3. Tap on the Share button.
  4. Swipe left and select Use as Wallpaper to enter Preview mode.
  5. Position and zoom the image accordingly.
  6. Set the wallpaper as Still or Perspective.
  7. Now, tap Set and choose whether to set it on the Home screen, Lock screen or both.

Go back to the Home screen to check how your iPhone XR looks now that it has a new wallpaper.

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