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Live Wallpapers are one of the most distinctive features of Android phones. Since this features availability we have seen really stunning wallpapers provided by the mobile manufacturers and also the community has created hundreds and thousands of them. The only problem is that you cannot keep separate wallpapers from your Home-Screen and Lock screen. Whatever you choose for your home screen will automatically be shown on your lock-screen. Despite, their stunning beauty, live wallpapers can consume more battery than static ones. Therefore people always wondered when will they be able to keep separate wallpapers for their home screen and lock screen.
Android 7.1.2 Nougat seems to have come to the rescue. It looks like with Android 7.12 Nougat you can keep different wallpapers on your home-screen and lock-screen. It means you can keep beautiful live wallpapers on your home-screen while keeping the static one on your lock screen.
Some are saying that this feature was already available on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and on the other hand people are also claiming that this feature is not even available on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Well, to find out the reality follow below steps and see if you have the feature on your mobile device.
How to set Live Wallpapers on Android 7.1.2 Nougat only for Home-Screen
Step 1: Tap and hold empty space on your home screen.
Step 2: Then Tap on Wallpapers and select one from the category labeled Live.
Step 3: Choose wallpaper and tap Set. Now see if you are able to set Live Wallpaper only on your home-screen.
That’s it! Hopefully, you had the functionality available on your build and enjoying Live Wallpaper only on your home-screen. Otherwise, try installing the latest version of Google Play Services. But chances are if it didn’t work the first time it won’t work after installing the latest version of Google Play Services.
Please let us know in the comments if it worked for you.