Many people love to customize their cell phones and mobile devices. Animated backgrounds can break up the monotony of a blank background and help to show your individuality. In this article we will show you how to make a nice live wallpaper from your holiday photo by adding a simple water effect.

Step 1: Preparing the Photo

First of all, you need to prepare your photo, since the screens of most mobile devices have much lower resolution than modern cameras.

1. Find the screen resolution of your device. The most popular options are 640x960, 320x480, and 240x320.
2. Resize and crop your photo in any image editor (e.g., GIMP or even MS Paint).
This guy is an Idiot, as above comments state, this instructable shud b renamed
<p>ny gift</p>
This is hardly a Instructable. Your in no shape, form or fashion showing how to &quot;make&quot; a live wallpaper. The APK that your pointing to does the &quot;creation&quot; from an .avi file. Unless your using Android SDK your not making a live wallpaper. This should be re-titled, &quot;How to use an .avi as a live wallpaper&quot;. I agree with Zdaddy, this more like an advertisement for an app and a program.
i tried it took a pic resized it but when i select the file using video lwp it says file is unreadable,corrupt or is nt a video file please help!!!
Meh...this is more like an ad for an app.
I have designed my own <strong>live wallpaper</strong> for my android device and you can check it :-&nbsp;<br> <br> <strong><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.inlko.android.bluecity" rel="nofollow">Hot air balloon Live Wallpaper</a></strong>

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