How to Get ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpapers on Any Android Phone

How to Get ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpapers on Any Android Phone

Asus unveiled the ROG Phone 5s recently. Apart from the presence of a Snapdragon 888+ chipset and minor display improvements, not a lot has changed in the flagship device when compared to the ROG Phone 5. However, one aspect that’s new with the ROG Phone 5s is fresh live wallpapers. And thanks to linuxct of XDA Forums, you can get ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on any Android phone. In this article, you will learn how to set ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on your phone.

Get ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpapers on Any Android Phone

ROG Phone 5s comes with two live wallpapers – Drones of Detection and Star Ship. To get started, you will have to sideload the apps and run an ADB command. You can grab all the required apps from the next section and follow the steps below to use Asus ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers right now.

Apps Required to Use ROG Phone 5s Wallpapers

1. Drones of Detection

Drones of Detection is a new live wallpaper Asus has introduced with the ROG Phone 5s. If you like the video preview in the tweet below, you can download the ported live wallpaper from the link given below:

Download Drones of Detection Live Wallpaper

2. Starship

Another live wallpaper added in the ROG Phone 5s is Starship. Notably, this wallpaper is also available in ROG Phone 5. If you would like to give your phone an extra sci-fi look, I suggest you go ahead and download Starship port from the link below:

Download Starship Live Wallpaper

3. X Mode 2.0

Lastly, you should also download the X Mode 2.0 app. This app adds a Quick Settings toggle that you can use to switch the state of wallpaper. While this app won’t bring Asus’ X Mode to your phone, it helps replicate the animation behavior and brings it closer to what you will find on ROG Phones.

Download X Mode 2.0

Set ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpaper on your Android Phone

Once you have downloaded and installed all the required apps, you can set the ROG Phone 5s live wallpaper from your phone’s wallpaper picker. If it doesn’t list the wallpaper, you could use the Google Wallpaper app (Download, Free) to set the wallpaper.

apply rog 5s live wallpaper

Configure X Mode 2.0 App and Use ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpaper

When you open X Mode 2.0 app on an unrooted phone, you will see an error message urging you to run the following ADB command. Install ADB on your PC if you haven’t already (or run ADB from your browser) and run the following command:

adb shell pm grant space.linuxct.rogcontroller android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS

run adb command rog phone 5s

After running this command, you can bring the X Mode toggle to the Quick Settings panel. To do that, tap on the pencil icon and drag the toggle to the active area. You can now turn it on or off to change how the wallpaper looks.

enable x mode toggler

And well, if you are wondering whether it works or not, it does, and that too flawlessly. I installed all the apps on my Pixel 3 running Android 12 and was able to use the Asus ROG Phone 5s’ live wallpapers with ease. Here’s how it looks:

rog phone 5s live wallpaper

Enjoy ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpapers on Your Phone

So, that brings us to the end of our short guide to help you set the new ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on any Android phone. If you face any issues while using the wallpapers, let us know in the comments, and we will try to help you out. Meanwhile, you could also check out Mi Mix 4 wallpapers, MIUI 12 Super wallpapers, or create your own wallpapers from emojis.

comment Comments 1
  • 007 estimation says:

    It is not animated? i can just change two photos when i turned x mode on or off.

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