Recently, Xiaomi announced MIUI 12 in China and brought a laundry list of features with the new iteration of MIUI. Among them, Super Wallpapers stood out as one of the best features of MIUI 12. It’s basically live wallpapers of Earth and Mars, but with more dramatic animation. To test out Super Wallpapers, we installed the first MIUI 12 beta on our Redmi K20 and it really turned out cool. So, if you also want to experience the new Super Wallpapers on your smartphone then you have come to the right place. In this article, we show you how to install Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12 on any Android device including older Xiaomi phones having MIUI 11, OnePlus, Realme, and Samsung devices. With that in mind, let’s now jump to the steps.

Install Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12 on Any Android Device

The procedure to install MIUI 12’s Super Wallpapers is pretty straightforward, thanks to linuxct of XDA Developers who ported the live wallpapers from MIUI 12 for all Android devices. Apart from that, we have also mentioned how to access the Super Wallpapers along with some helpful tips for incompatible Xiaomi devices. Having said all of that, let’s now go through the steps.

1. First of all, download the Super Wallpapers ZIP file from here. After that, extract the ZIP file on your Android device.

2. Next, install all four Super Wallpapers APKs one by one.

Install Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12 on Any Android Device

3. After that, install the Wallpapers app by Google (Free). It will allow you to access Super Wallpapers on your device.

Install Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12 on Any Android Device

4. Now open the Wallpapers app by Google and scroll down to the bottom. Here, you will find “Live wallpapers”. Open it and you will find all the Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12. Now, select the wallpaper of your choice and tap on “Set Wallpaper”. You are done.

Install Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12 on Any Android Device

5. On some Xiaomi devices, the Wallpapers app doesn’t show the “Open” button, making it harder for users to access the Super Wallpapers. In that case, you will need to install Activity Launcher (Free) to trigger the Wallpapers app.

activity launcher

6. After the installation, open Activity Launcher and search for “Wallpapers”. Now, expand the “Wallpapers” menu and tap on the first option. It should take you directly to the Wallpapers app and from there you can easily access and set Super Wallpapers on your Android device.

Install Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12 on Any Android Device

7. In case, the first option does not work then try the other options. Apart from that, if you want to quickly access Super Wallpapers then you can create a shortcut as well. Tap and hold on the option and select “Create shortcut”. This will make a shortcut on your home screen.

create shortcut

Enjoy MIUI 12’s Earth and Mars Live Wallpapers on Your Android Device

So that is how you can install Super Wallpapers from MIUI 12 on your Android device. In my brief usage, it worked really well without any stutter or freezing behavior. It may be partly because of the powerful internals on my OnePlus 7T so your mileage may vary. Apart from that, there was little to no difference in battery life so that is good. Anyway, that is all from us. If you are having any kind of problem while accessing the Super Wallpapers then comment down below and let us know. We will surely help you out.

Comments


  1. I did all correctly and it worked perfectly. .like amul butter..though i didn’t taste it but heard it’s awesome ☺😑

  2. I am using k20pro.i have followed these steps and able to have the cool live mars wallpaper in the home screen, but unable to set or change lockscreen wallpaper through the google’s wallpaper app. Any help would be appreciated.. Thnka

  3. For all those people who are not able to apply the wallpapers on home screen and lock screen on Mi brand phones:
    Go to stock Miui wallpapers app and search for live wallpapers
    Apply anyone of them on both and homescreen
    Now simply go back to apply the super wallpapers using the Google Wallpapers app.

  4. I applied these wallpapers on my Realme X2 but after few hours wallpapers get restored to stock . Please suggest a solution .

    • downloading these files actually downloades apps. Go to settings and search “wallpaper” in apps settings, choose the correct wallpaper and delete it.

  5. It’s working for the home screen of my K20 PRO working on MIUI-11… Unable to have it for the lock screen as well!

  6. I am unable to install the wallpapers after extracting
    It is showing that there was a problem while parsing the package.
    Please help me

  7. XDA posted new links for always dark, always light and dynamic wallpapers, and also increased the varieties

  8. I have Followed the Same Steps And been Using It But Google Wallpapers is only Allowing me To have the wallpaper on Homescreen. The Animation/Transition is Not Happening from Lockscreen to home screen. i am using Realme 5

  9. For all those lol people who are not able to apply the wallpapers on home screen and lock screen both :
    Go to stock Miui wallpapers app and search for live wallpapers
    Apply anyone of them on both lockscreen and homescreen
    Now simply apply the wallpapers using the Google Wallpapers app.

  10. I ma using blackshark 2 running in joy UI 11.
    This wallpaper is perfectly running in main screen but can’t set for lockscreen..
    M not able to set this wallpaper in lockscreen.
    Help me.

  11. The wall paper is not getting applied on the lock screen so please help us out as we do not want to miss this cool feature
    I beg you please

  12. Tried so many times in different ways but the wallpaper only applies to the home screen it doesn’t applies to the lockscreen
    Plz give us an update about the problem

    • See , Go to Themes Application and then go to wallpaper section . Don’t search Live wallpapers just see that which wallpaper is moving and set it for both lock and home screen .
      Now go to Google Wallpapers App and apply our planet live wallpaper.

  13. Well I’ve read some comments about it not working on lock screen, to make sure it works, download any live wallpaper from mi themes wallpaper section and then go to Google wallpaper and set the one you want, it works fine for my redmi note 7 pro

  14. Hello sir
    The Epic rate and the process work but in my poco F1 car wallpaper does not set on lock screen please help me please it’s an request

  15. Tried installing and applying the wallpaper using Google wallpapers app but can’t seem to apply it to lockscreen. It’s only getting applied to homescreen and not lockscreen. I’m using Redmi Note 5 Pro running on MIUI11 stable update.

  16. I tried both the steps wallpaper app and activity launcher but couldn’t apply wallpaper on lock screen. I have redmi note 8. Can we help me in this.

  17. Inspite of downloading activity launcher, and choosing the mentioned option… The wallpaper is getting applied only in home screen just like other miui users too. But not the home screen.
    So we are not being able to enjoy this super wallpaper to the fullest.

  18. Hi, thanks for the wallpaper file. Please suggest how to get the lockscreen live wallpaper as well included in the live wallpapers. I’m using MIUI 11 on Redmi Note 5 Pro

  19. Mars wallpaper is appearing blue while zoomed in, and pretty dull. It was supposed to be orange in colour.

  20. Sure earth wallpaper..Lock screen Not working on Poco f1 but homepage was awesome working and very smooth.

    • First in stock miui wallpaper app apply stock live wallpaper on both Home screen and lock screen. Then goto wallpaper app then select live wallpaper and apply whatever wallpaper u want to apply mars or earth and that’s it. Wallpaper applied successfuly on both Home screen and lock screen.

  21. Super wallpaper is working on my note 5 pro phone in home screen but how should I use in lock screen also can u tell me

    • First in stock miui wallpaper app apply stock live wallpaper on both Home screen and lock screen. Then goto wallpaper app then select live wallpaper and apply whatever wallpaper u want to apply mars or earth and that’s it. Wallpaper applied successfuly on both Home screen and lock screen.

    • In that case, open Activity Launcher and search for “Live Wallpaper” as shown in step #7. After that, use Live Wallpaper Picker to set the wallpaper on both homescreen and lockscreen.

    • First in stock miui wallpaper app apply stock live wallpaper on both Home screen and lock screen. Then goto wallpaper app then select live wallpaper and apply whatever wallpaper u want to apply mars or earth and that’s it. Wallpaper applied successfuly on both Home screen and lock screen.

  22. Thanks for sharing, and also enjoyed your preview of MIUI 12 too on YouTube.
    I am on MIUI 11 on a Redmi Note 7 Pro, but after following your steps, the wallpaper does not get set on my lockscreen but only on my home screen inspite of me choosing to set it on both.

    • In that case, open Activity Launcher and search for “Live Wallpaper” as shown in step #7. After that, use Live Wallpaper Picker to set the wallpaper on both homescreen and lockscreen.

    • First in stock miui wallpaper app apply stock live wallpaper on both Home screen and lock screen. Then goto wallpaper app then select live wallpaper and apply whatever wallpaper u want to apply mars or earth and that’s it. Wallpaper applied successfuly on both Home screen and lock screen.