Customize Your Home Screen with the 7 Best Wallpaper Apps for iPhone

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Eventually, you’ll want to change your iPhone’s wallpaper to something fresh and new. Some people use their own pictures, but that limits you to what you have in your albums. There are other options, like trying to Google a cool wallpaper of your favorite character or place, or searching a webpage that hosts wallpapers, like ours.

But often, it’s pretty hard to come by with an image you really like.

If you’ve been in that situation, we have the perfect solution for you: wallpaper apps.

There are a bunch of apps on the App Store that will help you find a cool wallpaper for your iPhone.

You can find amazing designs, cute drawings, or cool pictures taken from people worldwide.

It doesn’t matter if you don’t know exactly what you want to use; these apps will help you find the perfect wallpaper you didn’t know you were looking for.

Live Wallpapers for Me

Live Wallpapers iPhone

Do you remember when Apple introduced 3D Touch and some cool wallpapers that moved when you pressed them? Those were the days. Now, even if we don’t have 3D Touch anymore, we still can use moving wallpapers on your iPhones, and that’s where Live Wallpapers for Me comes in.

This simple app lets you turn your home screen into a cool animated scene from beautiful landscapes or cute pets that’ll help you have a better day.

After the first time, using Live Wallpapers is pretty straightforward, and you can choose from a wide variety of options, with more live wallpapers coming each week.


Unsplash for iPhone

You’ve probably heard of Unsplash. It’s one of the best places to find royalty free pictures from all over the world. The best part is that you can also find your perfect wallpaper here.

Unsplash has a library of over 2.5 million images you can use, with more coming all the time. There are free pictures you can use anywhere, at any time. Each picture is high-resolution, to give your iPhone the best look possible.

Do you love taking your own professional-looking pictures? Then you can use Unsplash to contribute and share your work with the world. All right from the app.

What’s great about Unsplash, is that you can also use some of their pictures for your own work. If you’re looking for pictures to add to your website, or your presentation, you can take them from Unsplash without having any issues with the creators.


Background app for iPhone

Where else can you find your perfect wallpaper if not in Background, a place filled with amazing pictures. Background is an app similar to Unsplash, with an incredible selection of pictures available. However, Background goes one step further and curates every single picture available. This ensures you have the best pictures available to use as wallpapers.

Every picture available in the app is hand-picked and you’ll get new updates every day. Plus, the app is really simple to use. did you like an image? Just tap and hold it to save it on your iPhone.

And, just like Unsplash, you can also use these free images for your job or school work without asking the creators.


Pixs for iPhone

If you want to find realistic images or crazy, over-the-top designs that’ll fit your iPhone just right, Pixs is an amazing app to have.

Pixs is a clean and simple app to use with some hidden gems you didn’t know fit so well with your home screen.

You can find anything, from cute animals to big cities, art pieces, or dark images. There’s always something new to find and try out.

Zedge Wallpapers

Zedge for iPhone

The Zedge Wallpapers app is one of the most popular ones to find wallpapers on the App Store, and you know there’s a reason for that.

Zedge is a great app if you want to personalize your iPhone and make it stand out from the crowd. Not only will you get a huge library of pictures and images to use as wallpapers, but you’ll also find amazing icons to use on your home screen and even some cool videos and music you can use as ringtones as well.

The Zedge app is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to customize your iPhone. All high-quality, all easy to use, and best of all, it’s all free.

Vellum Wallpapers

Vellum Wallpapers iPhone

Another popular option on the App Store is Vellum Wallpapers.

According to Vellum, this is the only Wallpaper app you’ll ever need, and they might be right. This app is filled to the brim with some cool and unique wallpapers that are curated and hand-picked by the Vellum team.

What’s cool about Vellum is that you can also customize the wallpaper you want to use. You can easily edit and blur any wallpaper from the app, ensuring you won’t need to have the same wallpaper as everyone else.

There are thousands of free, high-quality images for you to choose from, with new packs and single wallpapers coming every single day.

Walli – Cool Wallpapers HD

Walli for iPhone

Last but not least, an app with some of the best, most creative wallpapers available. And also a personal favorite, Walli.

Walli is a simple app to use with a huge selection of wallpapers to choose from. Whether you want creative and crazy drawings, silly doodles, motivational quotes, and even photo-realistic drawings, chances are Walli has what you’re looking for.

You can search from a bunch of new designs introduced each week, or you can go for the popular images for the week. You can also follow and check your favorite creators to see what new designs they come up with.

Plus, if you really like the work of one of the artists, you can help and make a donation to help them. Not only that but if you’re an artist yourself, you can start uploading your designs and share them with the world.

That being said, Walli mostly has drawings or hand-made designs. And even if they’re photo-realistic, most images are just amazing drawings from creators. If you want to have real-life pictures as wallpapers, the other options on the list might be better for you.

Still, if you’re looking for crazy designs, or minimal drawings with witty comments, Walli is the best place for you.

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