2010

vWallpaper: Get Video Wallapers And Ringtones On Your iPhone 3G/3Gs And iPhone 4 Running iOS 4

Back in 2008, we showed you how to get video wallpapers and ringtones for your iPhone using vWallpaper. Almost one and a half years later, we get a new update for this app, which is identical to the previous version, but now it supports iOS 4.x . So , lets take a look at the the new update…

How to install vWallpaper:

1. Load Cydia > Manage and add source: http://i.danstaface.net/deb

2. Search for vWallpaper and install it. But MAKE SURE it’s the one for iOS4 only…

3. Now, respring and that’s it

How to enable video wallpapers:

1. Load vWallpaper

2. Tap on Video Wallpaper and turn ON ‘Enable video! ‘

3. Now, you can select an already downloaded video, download more videos, add new video repository ( if you know any ).

4. Once you chose the video you like, tap the home button. Your iPhone will respring and now you got a nice video wallpaper.

5. You can create your own video wallpaper and upload it to your iPhone ( we’ll show you how later )

How to enable video ringtones:

1. Load vWallpaper

2. Tap on Video Wallpaper and turn ON ‘Enable VideoRingtones ‘

3. Now, you can select an already downloaded video or download more videos.

4. Once you chose the video you like, tap the home button. Your iPhone will respring and now you got a nice video ringtone.

5. You can create your own video wallpaper and upload it to your iPhone ( we’ll show you how later )

How to use your own videos:

1. First of all you need a video file and a video editor

2. Choose a portion of that video ( around 30 seconds ) and export the video as .mov or .mp4. You will also need to export it for iPhone’s screen resolution. Some video editors allow you to export for iPhone. If the one you use, doesen’t have that option your video needs to be

  • 320×480 px for iPhone 3G/3Gs
  • 960×640 px for iPhone 4

3. Once your video is exported, SSH into your iPhone and copy the video in /private/var/mobile/Media/Skrew/Videos/

4. Now load vWallpaper and set the video you just uploaded either as a wallpaper or as a ringtone ( or both )