How To Make a 3D Wallpaper Using LucidPix and TikTok

Note: This tutorial is for iPhone users.

The wallpapers on our phone’s lock screens are a significant aspect of our identities. They reflect our personalities, current moods, and interests. Many people include photos of their friends or family, aesthetic images, or pictures from their favorite movies or TV shows. However, having a static wallpaper can become boring and uninteresting, especially if you’ve kept the same photo for a long period of time. A great way to elevate your phone’s background is to add a live 3D wallpaper to your lock screen, simply by using LucidPix and TikTok.

By adding dimension and movement to your lock screen wallpaper, you’ll be able to spruce up your iPhone’s lock screen and make it more lively and upbeat. Hang with us here, we know this looks like a lot of work, but it really only takes a minute or two once you get the hang of the process.

Step 1: Convert Your Wallpaper To 3D

First, select a photo that you would like to use as your 3D wallpaper and save it to your camera roll. Then, if you haven’t already, download and launch LucidPix from the Apple App Store.

Tap the camera icon at the bottom of the screen to upload your photo from your camera roll. Select the photo that will be the source of your 3D wallpaper from your camera roll. Then, tap the Generate 3D Photo button to convert your wallpaper to 3D. Tilt your phone in all directions and watch how your wallpaper moves in 3D!

Step 2: Save As A 3D Video

If you’d like to add more to your 3D wallpaper, feel free to add a filter or text by clicking the filter or T icon , respectively. If you’re satisfied with how your wallpaper looks, scroll through the Share to options at the bottom of the screen and tap the 3D Video button .

Experiment with the different styles of camera movement, such as Orbit, Zoom, Slide, and Square, and choose the movement you like the best. You can also change the speed of the camera movement by dragging your finger across the speed slider. When you’re satisfied with the movement of your photo, tap Save video to save your 3D wallpaper as a 3D video to your camera roll.

Step 3: Upload Your 3D Video To TikTok

Now, head over to TikTok and tap the plus icon at the bottom of the screen. Tap the upload icon in the bottom right corner of the screen and select your 3D wallpaper (now converted to a 3D video) from your camera roll. Set your TikTok’s visibility settings to Private so that your video is only visible to you. Then post your TikTok!

Step 4: Save Your TikTok As A Live Photo

Now that you’ve posted your TikTok, select it from your profile page to view it in full screen. Tap on the 3 dot menu on the bottom right corner and scroll through the Save options at the bottom of the screen. Tap Live Photo to save your TikTok as a Live Photo to your camera roll.

Step 5: Set Your 3D Wallpaper

Now, all there’s left to do is to set your 3D wallpaper as your lock screen background! Head over to the Settings App. Navigate to Settings>Wallpaper and select Choose New Wallpaper at the top of the screen. Tap All Photos and select the TikTok you posted, which should now be saved as a Live Photo. Make sure that the Live Photo option at the bottom of the screen has been switched On and the Perspective Zoom option Off. Then select Set and choose Set Lock Screen. Now your 3D Wallpaper has been added to your lock screen! To view the 3D magic, lock your phone by tapping the power button. Then, press and hold down on your lock screen wallpaper to watch it come to life!

Check Out the Final Product!

If you have any questions about setting a 3D wallpaper or how to navigate the LucidPix app, please feel free to use our contact page to get in touch. For inspiration on which photos to set as your 3D wallpaper, don’t forget to check out our Facebook and Instagram pages for amazing 3D photos!