1. Judson50's Avatar
    In iOS6 one could resize a picture (smaller or larger) as their wallpaper.

    However now in iOS7 you can make the picture larger but not smaller as wallpaper.

    Has anyone else ran into this?
    missmouse3 likes this.
    09-24-2013 10:04 PM
  2. madeinhb's Avatar
    Yes. You have to turn on Reduce Motion in order to to do it. Settings-General-Accesibility
    MzzAngel likes this.
    09-24-2013 10:10 PM
  3. zerog46's Avatar
    Go into setting and general' accessibility and turn on reduce motion. That will fix the issue.
    09-24-2013 10:10 PM
  4. Judson50's Avatar
    That doesn't seem to fix the issue in both my wife's and my phone. We've had that off for a long time now.

    I want to "pinch" the picture smaller. It seems ios7 defaults to a particular size and won't let you make is smaller.

    Does that make sense?
    09-24-2013 10:13 PM
  5. goodevening's Avatar
    That doesn't seem to fix the issue in both my wife's and my phone. We've had that off for a long time now.

    I want to "pinch" the picture smaller. It seems ios7 defaults to a particular size and won't let you make is smaller.

    Does that make sense?
    I turned on the setting for reduce motion on my phone and it would not let me pinch the photo to make it smaller to the point where it would show black above and below the picture like it would before. Instead when I pinched it would bounce back to the bigger size.
    09-24-2013 10:51 PM
  6. mpham2's Avatar
    I've tried all the listed fixes on my iPad and iphone4. None of them have worked so far. Still can't resize what I want.
    09-25-2013 04:45 AM
  7. lush242000's Avatar
    In iOS6 one could resize a picture (smaller or larger) as their wallpaper.

    However now in iOS7 you can make the picture larger but not smaller as wallpaper.

    Has anyone else ran into this?
    Yep. That's the way it is.


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    09-25-2013 02:49 PM
  8. Judson50's Avatar
    I turned on the setting for reduce motion on my phone and it would not let me pinch the photo to make it smaller to the point where it would show black above and below the picture like it would before. Instead when I pinched it would bounce back to the bigger size.
    exactly my problem.
    09-25-2013 10:14 PM
  9. Fausty82's Avatar
    I've tried all the listed fixes on my iPad and iphone4. None of them have worked so far. Still can't resize what I want.
    exactly my problem.
    Let Apple know how you feel.

    Apple - iPhone - Feedback
    09-25-2013 10:38 PM
  10. Scatabrain's Avatar
    I have made an app to give you the control over the wallpaper and some new ios7 customization along with it. I am testing and need to have icons made.

    Thread here:

    Wallpaper-Zoom-Fix-App?
    http://forums.imore.com/showthread.php?t=262668



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    09-26-2013 01:00 AM
  11. Judson50's Avatar
    Let Apple know how you feel.

    Apple - iPhone - Feedback
    DONE!
    09-26-2013 08:18 PM
  12. Carol de Turenne's Avatar
    Same problem for me
    09-28-2013 02:36 AM
  13. missmouse3's Avatar
    Why not just leave it as it was in IOS6? that worked perfectly well!
    10-12-2013 03:05 PM
  14. Massie's Avatar
    Why not just leave it as it was in IOS6? that worked perfectly well!
    Answered in the other thread.
    10-12-2013 04:27 PM
  15. fred perry1's Avatar
    I have a solution for this!! It is not ideal but it does work. If you go into your photos and view the photo you would like for the wallpaper, then with your index and middle finger scale down the photo and keep your fingers on the screen, then with your thumb and finger from the other hand, screenshot it and use that screenshot at the wallpaper. It take a few attempts to get it right but hey, it works haha hopes hat helps
    Cindy Scagliotti likes this.
    10-15-2013 02:16 PM
  16. Massie's Avatar
    Correct, a screenshot is a good simple workaround. Basically, any image you use has to reach all sides of the screen.
    Cindy Scagliotti likes this.
    10-15-2013 03:12 PM
  17. idrisinan's Avatar
    Make wallpaper sizes below
    For iPhone 4S: 1,360 x 1,040
    For iPhone 5: 1,536 x 1,040


    iHarika iPhone'umdan gnderildi
    10-16-2013 01:57 AM
  18. clubatc's Avatar
    Has anyone found a solution to fitting pictures to the wallpaper on iPhone5 iOS. As in Smaller
    10-19-2013 09:32 AM
  19. clubatc's Avatar
    Better but like many of the other respondent's, I want to reduce further like I did previously on iOS6.
    10-19-2013 09:45 AM
  20. clubatc's Avatar
    That is better but still unable to reduce to the extent desired and able to do with iOS6. I am pleased with 7 but would certainly like to see this issue resolved
    10-19-2013 09:47 AM
  21. Fausty82's Avatar
    Has anyone found a solution to fitting pictures to the wallpaper on iPhone5 iOS. As in Smaller
    Again, READING IS FUNDAMENAL, my friend:

    http://forums.imore.com/ios-7/262668...ml#post2103164
    10-19-2013 10:44 AM
  22. Brad Cook1's Avatar
    I turned on the setting for reduce motion on my phone and it would not let me pinch the photo to make it smaller to the point where it would show black above and below the picture like it would before. Instead when I pinched it would bounce back to the bigger size.
    The reason it won't allow the picture to be shrunk down a large amount is because the iPad selects the smallest size scale that accommodates landscape AND portrait orientations. It sets a lower limit because it assumes you want roughly the same view in both orientations. Simplified, it doesn't want your picture to look amazing in landscape and stupid in portrait.
    10-21-2013 10:27 PM
  23. Brad Cook1's Avatar
    The reason it won't allow the picture to be shrunk down a large amount is because the iPad selects the best size scale that accommodates landscape AND portrait orientations. It sets a lower limit because it assumes you want roughly the same view in both orientations. Simplified, it doesn't want your picture to look amazing in landscape and stupid in portrait.
    10-21-2013 10:31 PM
  24. HankUSMC418's Avatar
    it doesn't work changing it to "reduce motion" does nothing and I still am unable to make smaller my photo so as to fit into my phone screen size properly.
    10-23-2013 11:04 PM
  25. Auxsheelia Brijit's Avatar
    There is an app for that, called Wallax- Scale, Resize & Make your own wallpapers for iOS 7. https://itunes.apple.com/app/id72226...mUvbUpU2117802 works for both iPhone & iPad. Which lets you resize & scale iOS 7 wallpapers like in iOS 6 but instead of black background in iOS 6 it adds the blurred version of the wallpapers itself. It also helps you make 8 different styles of wallpapers for iOS 7 like plain, gradient, dotted, Blur, White & Black, Bokeh, Focused & Padded. More effects coming soon..
    10-25-2013 11:59 AM
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