by Mike Andrici, 11 months ago
Most Android fans know that Google’s OS is the only mobile OS that currently supports Live wallpapers, although on a personal level, I’m not exactly sure that a GIF-like background for your smartphone is worth…
One of the perks of having an Android phone is that it is easy to customize. Every phone may look the same on the outside, but may differ in the inside. Advanced users usually customize their phones by changing the ROM’s features, improving its performance, and removing the bloatware apps installed on the phone.
In contrast, newbies tend to customize their phones by downloading tons of third-party applications from the Google Play Store. You can download and install keyboards, launchers, widgets, and beautiful live wallpapers.
In today’s app list, we will be tackling some of the best paid live wallpapers that can help you personalize and customize your Android phone’s homescreen.
The pouring of rain, the dark and cloudy nimbus clouds, and the bolt of lightning from Zeus are some of the magnificent and awesome treats from Mother Nature. The sound of rain’s pitter-patter on the rooftop and the flashes of lighting may be frightening to others, but some may see these as a sight of beauty and art. If you want to see the rage of Zeus on your Android phone, you may want to download and use the Thunderstorm Live Wallpaper app.
This live wallpaper transforms your homescreen to the scene of lighting and rain in a stormy sky. The live wallpaper has a free version that allows you to use the live wallpaper with only its default settings. If you are allured by its stormy scene, you can buy the pro version and unlock the live wallpaper’s settings menu.
On the setting menu, you can customize and add your personal touch to the live wallpaper. You can adjust the bolt interval, how fast the clouds will move, camera speed, rain style, background, and much more. You can also change the color of the bolts into red, blue, yellow, pink, green, and whatever color that you like. The app also enables you to create lightning at the tip of your fingers whenever you touch the screen.
Make the Thunderstorm Live Wallpaper your live wallpaper and view the stormy sky on your Android phone.
After the stormy sky has settled, the clear and peaceful sky appears to brighten our day. I can imagine myself watching the view of the clear sky with patches of cottony clouds while lying down on a grassy field, shaded by the shadow of an oak tree and the wind blowing against my face. What a sight to behold!
But, reality has sent me to a four-cornered room inside a house right in the heart of the city, where the wind has been stained with dust and the clouds painted with foul colors. But, thanks to Blue Skies Live Wallpaper, I can now view the clear sky right on my Android phone.
The live wallpaper transforms your phone’s home screen into the beautiful view of the clear sky. This live wallpaper also has a free version for you try. You can enjoy the live wallpaper with its default settings. If you find this app amusing, you will need to buy the premium version to unlock the live wallpaper’s settings menu.
Unlocking the live wallpaper’s setting menu lets you customize the live wallpaper on your homescreen. You can adjust the number of clouds, set wispy clouds, change the background image, alter the wind speed, adjust the light according to the time of the day, and many more. The wallpaper also allows you to view beautiful balloons flying in the sky. There is also an option that allows the balloons to represent the number of unread text messages in your inbox. The app also allows you to view a flying saucer when your phone’s battery runs low.
View the clear sky with the Blue Skies Live Wallpaper right on your Android phone.
The elements of Mother Nature are soothing to the eyes. Imagine yourself in a garden full of green trees and boasting with life. You can see the beams of sunlight above, covered by the thick leaves of the trees. You can also hear the birds singing and flowers dancing along to the whisper of the wind. If you want to view this beautiful scene, transform your Android phone’s homescreen into a mini garden with the Season Zen HD live wallpaper.
The app lets you have a mini virtual garden right on your home screen. The live wallpaper brings the elements of Mother Nature to your Android phone. You can see a bird flying, the flowers dancing with the wind, a butterfly passing by, the eggs sitting quietly in the bird’s nest, the beams of sunlight, and much more. What’s more is that you can enjoy this view in high-definition.
The live wallpaper also includes different seasons for you to choose from. You can enjoy the radiant glow of the sun by selecting the Spring theme. Enjoy a snowy treat by applying the Winter theme on your phone. Go and look for the Easter eggs with the live wallpaper’s Easter theme. You can also customize and combine each element in the garden according to your liking.
Grab the Season Zen HD live wallpaper and enjoy a virtual garden right on your phone’s home screen.
Why go to the beach when you can have your own virtual beach right on your phone’s home screen? Download the My Beach HD live wallpaper and enjoy the relaxing scenes of the beach. The free version of this wallpaper will let you enjoy its default settings. But, if you want to fully customize the wallpaper, you will need to unlock the settings menu by buying the premium version of this live wallpaper.
You can do lots of cool stuff once you unlock the wallpaper’s settings menu. You can add your personalized message on the sign board, watch an airplane fly by, watch the sun as it sets in the horizon, customize the beach waves, watch a ship pass by, and much more.
My favorite scene is watching the night sky on the beach. I also placed a bonfire to keep my phone looking warm even with the coldness of the night visuals. At a distance, I can also see the lighthouse and a colorful fireworks display on the night sky. What’s more is that the effects and graphics are all in high-definition.
What are your waiting for? Make your own virtual beach on your phone’s home screen with the My Beach HD live wallpaper.
Bring out the Christmas spirit on your mobile phone by installing the Christmas HD live wallpaper. This live wallpaper decorates your home screen with Christmas decorations. You can enjoy the colorful Christmas tree with its little sparkling lights, the gifts covered with colorful wrapping paper, the fire place that gives the room a yellowish glow, beautiful floral decorations, a note for Santa, and many more.
The live wallpaper also allows you to customize and enhance the wallpaper with your personal touch. You can change the color of the lights, choose the wrappers for the gift box, place your personal picture in the picture frame, put your names on the socks, change the decorations, and a lot more. You can enjoy all these features in high-definition graphics.
Bring out the Christmas spirit by adorning your phone with the Christmas HD live wallpaper.
The Chinese believe that raising Koi can bring good luck. That’s why most Chinese business establishments have a mini pond with Koi fish in it. If you want to attract good luck to your mobile phone, make virtual Koi your live wallpaper with the Koi Live Wallpaper. Basically, this live wallpaper transforms your phone into a mini pond with Koi.
You can try out the live wallpaper’s free version and install it on your phone. The free version lets you enjoy the live wallpaper with its default settings. The default settings includes a fixed background, some Koi fish, and the ripple effects when you tap water (touchscreen).
If you want to fully customize the wallpaper, you will need to unlock the settings menu by purchasing the the wallpaper’s premium version. With the unlocked version, you can add new Koi to the pond. You can even choose their sizes and colors. Put in more Koi in the virtual pond to bring more luck.
The premium version also allows you to change the background, add rain effects, put some lily pads on the pond, add some floral decorations, and much more. Bring in more luck by raising Koi with the Koi Live Wallpaper on your Android phone.
If you’re dreaming of having an aquarium full of exotic fishes, you may want to try the aniPet Aquarium Live Wallpaper on your Android phone. This live wallpaper transforms your phone into a virtual aquarium. Aside from being a live wallpaper, this can also be your virtual pet fish on your phone’s home screen.
The live wallpaper lets you choose from 180 varieties of fish to add to your fish tank. You can also customize the size of your fish. The best feature I found in this app is the option to make your fish your virtual pets. You can enable the feature to keep your fish alive by feeding them. If left unfed for 4 days, your fish will die. You can feed your fish by tapping any vacant part of your home screen. Your fish will also grow. Mature fish will lay eggs and produce more baby fish.
Other options included are changing the background, changing the fish grow rate, customizing fishes, support for landscape mode, and much more.
Have yourself a virtual pet and a live wallpaper with the aniPet Aquarium Live Wallpaper.
Another aquatic live wallpaper for your Android phone is the Aquarium Live Wallpaper. Like the aniPet Aquarium Live Wallpaper, this wallpaper transforms your Android phone into a virtual fish tank. You can also customize the wallpaper such as changing the background, choosing what fish to place, adding some decors, and much more.
The Aquarium Live Wallpaper also features a 3D display that makes the live wallpaper more realistic. However, unlike aniPet Aquarium Live Wallpaper, this wallpaper only features a limited variety of fishes. It also doesn’t have an option to keep your fish alive by feeding them or setting your fish’s grow rate. But, you can still feed your fish by double-tapping on the screen.
Make your home screen the home for aquatic creatures with Aquarium Live Wallpaper.
Transform your Android phones into a winter wonderland with the Snowfall Live Wallpaper. I’m amazed at how this wallpaper transforms my home screen into a beautiful winter scene. It is like looking through the window and seeing the trees all covered with snow. The snow falling and the trees swaying with the wind makes this wallpaper stand out.
The live wallpaper will also allow you to add your personal touch. You can change the snowflakes to either crystals or blobs. You can also change the density of the snow and adjust the snow variance. The live wallpaper also has an option for you to change its background according to the time of the day and add some aurora effects to decorate the sky with colors.
The Snowfall Live Wallpaper can also be used to bring out the Christmas spirit on your mobile phone. You can add some Christmas lights on the trees, making them a natural Christmas trees on your mobile phone. You can also enable the Santa Sightings option. You can rarely see Santa pass by on your homescreen, but it will get more frequent as Christmas day approaches.
Transform your Android home screen into a winter wonderland with Snowfall Live Wallpaper.
We have been talking about live wallpapers of fishes, trees, seasons, beach, and clouds. We should also not forget the things made by human hands. Transform your Android phone’s homescreen into a view of the city lights with the City at Night Live Wallpaper.
This live wallpaper lets you view a beautiful time lapse of the city. You will be able to see the moving lights of the cars, the blinking lights of tall buildings, and the flashing lights from airplanes as they pass by on your phone’s home screen. Accessing the settings menu lets you customize the live wallpaper. You can change the color of the clouds, adjust the traffic speed, change the wind direction, and many more. You can also allow the app to automatically change the background according to the time of day or manually add a background for a specific time of the day. Watch the city lights on your phone’s home screen with the City at Night Live Wallpaper.
With these live wallpapers, you can magically transform your phone’s homescreen into a snowy forest, a warm beach, a virtual fish tank, a cheerful Christmas hearth, an above-Earth expedition with the clouds, and a busy city. What live wallpaper makes your phone interesting and alive? Why do you like that wallpaper? Share your thoughts in a comment below.
If you’re searching for cool live wallpaper apps for your Android tablet instead, take a look at our post about the best paid live wallpapers for Android tablets. For something more stellar and eye-popping, you might want to see our article about the best HD live wallpapers for Android phones and tablets.