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I friend of mine just got the thunderbolt, nice phone btw, and I liked the thunder live wallpaper it had. Is there anywhere that I can download the live/video wallpapers outside of the android market? Since I have an iPhone, I don't have direct access to it.
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I friend of mine just got the thunderbolt, nice phone btw, and I liked the thunder live wallpaper it had. Is there anywhere that I can download the live/video wallpapers outside of the android market? Since I have an iPhone, I don't have direct access to it.
You can't use Android live wallpapers on an iPhone.
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You can't use Android live wallpapers on an iPhone.
Are they not actual video files? I have no idea how they work(obviously). All I know is with the iPhone and vwallpapers, I just use mp4 video.
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Depends. If it's a live wallpaper that came with the phone, it is not likely to be available anywhere but the phone, since it was made specially for that phone. There are ways to pull it out, but you need access to root directories.

However, it's not worth your trouble. Android live wallpapers are actually wrapped as apps, and animated in java, it is unlikely that you could pull a video file. The reason for this is because the live wallpapers are rarely a straight video feed, and are designed to interact with the user. It generally makes for a nicer experience, but unfortunately, it puts a high barrier of entry to create your own wallpapers, and makes porting them to other devices a pain as well. I've had a few Live wallpapers I'd enjoy as a desktop/laptop screensaver.
    
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