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

Asus recently introduced the ROG Phone 5s. Aside from a Snapdragon 888+ chipset and minor display improvements, not much has changed on the flagship device compared to the ROG Phone 5. However, one feature that’s new with the ROG Phone 5s is the new live wallpapers. And thanks to the linuxct of XDA Forums, you can get ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on any Android phone. In this post, 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. You’ll need to sideload apps and run an ADB command to get started. To use Asus ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers right away, you can get all the necessary apps from the next section and follow the steps below.

Apps Required to Use ROG Phone 5s Wallpapers

1. Detection Drones

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

download Detection Aircraft Live Wallpaper

2. Starship

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

download Starship Live Wallpaper

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3. X Mode 2.0

Finally, you should download the X Mode 2.0 application. This app adds a Quick Settings toggle that you can use it to change the status of the wallpaper. While this app doesn’t bring Asus’ X Mode to your phone, it helps replicate the animation behavior and brings it closer to what you’ll find on ROG Phones.

download X Mode 2.0

Set ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpaper On Your Android Phone

After downloading and installing all the necessary apps, you can set the ROG Phone 5s live wallpaper from your phone’s wallpaper selector. If it doesn’t list the wallpaper, you can use the Google Wallpaper app (downloadFree) to set wallpaper.

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

When you open X Mode 2.0 on an unrooted phone, you will see an error message asking you to run the following ADB command. If you haven’t already (or run ADB from your browser) install ADB on your PC 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 this, tap the pencil icon and drag the button to the active area. You can now turn the wallpaper on or off to change its appearance.

enable x mode toggle

And if you’re wondering if it works, it does, and it’s so flawless. 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, we come to the end of our short guide to help you set the new ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on any Android phone. If you encounter any problems while using the wallpapers, let us know in the comments and we will try to help you. By the way, you can also browse Mi Mix 4 wallpapers, MIUI 12 Super wallpapers or create your own wallpapers from emojis.