OnePlus 6 – How to Customize Your Lock Screen Wallpaper Image

The OnePlus 6 has a beautiful 6.28-inch display that you can customize with your own photos or images for the lock screen wallpaper. Setting a custom lock screen wallpaper is a great way to personalize your device.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to customize your OnePlus 6 lock screen wallpaper:

Access the Wallpaper Settings

  1. Long press on any empty area of your OnePlus 6 home screen. This will bring up the customization menu.
  2. At the bottom left, tap on Wallpapers. - Push and hold on a blank area on the screen - It will zoom out to a customization menu, select Wallpaper
  3. This will open the Wallpapers app where you can browse and select wallpapers.

Choose a Custom Lock Screen Wallpaper

  1. In the Wallpapers app, swipe right from the left edge to go to the Lock Screen wallpaper selection. - Swipe right to switch to the lock screen preview (on the top left side).
  2. Tap on My Photos.
  3. Browse your photo gallery and select an image you want to use as the lock screen wallpaper.
  4. Crop or resize the image if needed.
  5. Finally, tap Apply Wallpaper at the bottom.
  6. Tap back to return to the Wallpaper app home screen. - Now open “My photos” and tap the menu icon from the top right corner - Select the desired picture - Crop it to fit - Once you are happy with the crop, tap Apply Wallpaper

Your selected photo is now set as the lock screen wallpaper image.

Set a Home Screen Wallpaper

You can also set a different wallpaper image for your home screen if you want.

  1. From the Wallpapers app home screen, tap on My Photos.
  2. Browse and select a different image to use for the home screen.
  3. Crop/resize if needed and tap Apply Wallpaper.
  4. When prompted, choose Home Screen.

Now you have unique wallpaper images set for both your lock screen and home screen.

Use a Live Wallpaper

If you want something more dynamic than a static image, you can also set a live wallpaper for your home screen background.

  1. In the Wallpapers app, tap on Live Wallpapers.
  2. Browse through the selection and pick one you like.
  3. Tap Set Wallpaper.
  4. Choose Home Screen when prompted.

The live wallpaper animation will now show on your home screen.

Set Wallpaper Shortcuts

For quicker access to change your wallpapers in the future, you can add home screen shortcuts:

  1. Long press on an empty area of your home screen.
  2. Tap Widgets at the bottom.
  3. Scroll down and select a Wallpapers shortcut icon to add to your home screen.

Now you’ll be able to quickly launch into the Wallpapers app from your home screen.

Additional Customization Options

Aside from wallpapers, there are a few other customization options for your lock screen, including:

  • Clock Style: Change look/color of lock screen clock
  • Ambient Display: Set notifications to show on lock screen
  • Lock Screen Message: Add custom text message

So be sure to explore these to fully customize your OnePlus 6 lock screen experience.

Where to Find Good Wallpapers

Looking for some fresh, high quality images to use? Here are some great places to find OnePlus 6 wallpapers:

  • OnePlus Wallpaper Community: Unique images taken with OnePlus devices
  • Backdrops App: Wallpapers tailored specifically for OnePlus phones
  • Pexels: Free stock photos and images
  • Unsplash: Free high resolution photos
  • Reddit: Tons of OnePlus wallpaper subreddits

Finding images with higher resolution will look best on the OnePlus 6 display. Be creative and choose wallpapers that reflect your personality!


Customizing your OnePlus 6 lock screen and home screen wallpaper images is easy and adds a great personal touch to your device. Not only can you set regular photos from your own gallery, but also animated live wallpapers.

Be sure to also explore other lock screen customizations like clock styles and ambient display settings. And use high quality images from places like OnePlus’s wallpaper community or photo sites like Pexels.

With all these customization options, you can truly make your OnePlus 6 stand out with a lock screen that matches your style!