Android 7.1.2 allows users to decide where to display Live Wallpaper

Handsets running Android 7.1.2 offer Live Wallpaper fans an option when it comes down to where to post the animated image. This choice is not available for Live Wallpaper on other builds of Android. Previously, if you selected a Live Wallpaper design for your phone, you had no choice but to have it appear on both your Home Screen and Lock Screen. But with the latest Android update, a prompt will appear that allows the user to choose between having the Live Wallpaper appear on the Home Screen, or on both Home and Lock Screens.

The phones that are receiving Android 7.1.2 include the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, and the Nexus 5X. The Nexus 6P will also be receiving the update. For a selection of compatible Live Wallpaper options, you are going to want to install the Google Wallpapers app available in the Google Play Store.

As far as static wallpaper is concerned, the update to Android 7.0 gave Android users the same choice between setting the image on the Home Screen or both the Home and Lock Screen. Customization and more options for users is what Android is all about, even for something as mundane as wallpaper.

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source: DroidLife

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6 Comments

1. haikallp

Posts: 319; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

People are still using live wallpapers?

5. 3DM-LiveWallpapers

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 23, 2016

Most LWP are simply...to simply. Latest LWP has more functionality like our procedural generated Endless Universe or Earth Time Lapse Mobile. Check in store, please ;)

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I have seem many casual user use live wallpaper. They don't care about efficiency just what is nice and if they get a full day battery life you would never be able to convince them not to.

2. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

How about Google get their thumbs out of their asses and quit bikeshedding the code forcing random Google Play Service related processes from.running when not needed allowing our high capacity batteries to last more than a day? Hell, I don't touch the phone and Android OS along with Google Play Services feel the need to ping the f**king processor.

3. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Subatomic live wallpaper is the best live wallpaper available with negligible battery usage. I guarantee it. No customisations though to keep the stability. I'm only a user of it! Just try it: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bitbunny.subatomiclivewallpaper

4. irossdrummer

Posts: 366; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

Last time I used a live wallpaper had to be my old htc evo 3D

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