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

Asus recently unveiled the ROG Phone 5s. Aside from the presence of a Snapdragon 888+ chipset and minor screen improvements, not much has changed on the flagship device when compared to the ROG Phone 5. However, a new aspect of the ROG Phone 5s is the new live wallpapers. And thanks to linuxct from XDA Forums, you can get ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on any Android phone. In this article, 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. To get started, you’ll have to load the applications and run an ADB command. You can grab all the apps you need in the next section and follow the steps below to use Asus ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers now.

Apps needed 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 like the video preview in the tweet below, you can download the ported live wallpaper from the link below:

download Drones of Detection Live Wallpaper

2. Starship

Another live wallpaper added on ROG Phone 5s is Starship. Notably, 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

3. X 2.0 Mode

Finally, you should also download the X Mode 2.0 app. This app adds a quick settings toggle that you can use to change wallpaper state. While this app doesn’t bring Asus’ X Mode to your phone, it does help replicate the animation behavior and bring it closer to what you’ll find on ROG Phones.

download X 2.0 Mode

Set ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpaper on your Android phone

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

apply rog 5s live wallpaper

Set up X Mode 2.0 app and use ROG Phone 5s Live Wallpaper

When opening the X Mode 2.0 app on a non-rooted phone, you will see an error message asking you to run the following ADB command. Install ADB on your PC if you haven’t already (or run ADB from your browser) and run the following command:

adb shell pm grant space.linuxct.rogcontroller android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS

run adb rog phone 5s command

After running this command, you can switch X mode to Quick Settings panel. To do this, tap the pencil icon and drag the button to the active area. Now you can turn it on or off to change the appearance of the wallpaper.

activate x mode switch

And well, if you’re wondering whether or not it works, it works, and that’s perfectly fine. I installed all the apps on my Pixel 3 with Android 12 and I was able to use the Asus ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers with ease. See how it looks:

rog 5s phone live wallpaper

Enjoy ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on your phone

So that brings us to the end of our little guide to help you set the new ROG Phone 5s live wallpapers on any Android phone. If you face any problems using the wallpapers, let us know in the comments and we will try to help you. In the meantime, you can also check out Mi Mix 4 wallpapers, MIUI 12 Super wallpapers or create your own wallpapers from emojis.

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