1. Bosox20's Avatar
    Hello. I have a small issue that bothers the heck out of me Whenever I take a picture it looks fine and normal size but when I want to use it as my background pic is looks so big on screen and half the pic is cut out. Why does it do this?? Please help
    12-10-2013 02:50 PM
  2. taz323's Avatar
    Go into settings, general > Accessibility > turn on reduce motion > back out of settings, set wallpaper . When done turn off reduce motion if you wish.
    12-10-2013 03:10 PM
  3. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I don't know. Mine doesn't do that and fit perfectly on the screen when used as a background. Can you pinch your fingers on the display to scale the image to fit the screen?
    12-10-2013 03:11 PM
  4. Bosox20's Avatar
    Thanks but that didn't work
    12-10-2013 03:15 PM
  5. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Thanks but that didn't work
    Which one?
    12-10-2013 03:16 PM
  6. Bosox20's Avatar
    I try to pinch small and then save but it won't save when I pinch bit just goes back to normal size so frustrating
    12-10-2013 03:16 PM
  7. Bosox20's Avatar
    Turning on reduce motion did nothing
    12-10-2013 03:26 PM
  8. Massie's Avatar
    Here's what's happening: in iOS 7 wallpapers must be at least the full dimension of the screen size. So if your photo is smaller that the screen size (which it always will be on an iPhone 5) then iOS will enlarge it so that it fills the lock screen view.

    Here is a simple way around it: while in your Camera Roll, view the picture so it has a black background. Take a screenshot (press home and lock buttons at same time). You can then use that screenshot as a wallpaper (instead of the original photo) without having the same issue with enlargement because a screenshot is already the right size for iOS.

    Hope that helps!
    blackmagicwoman likes this.
    12-12-2013 07:37 PM

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