We all know this:
Everybody loves Christmas! Christmas is a season to be jolly.
We’re living in the age of technology. So it’s pretty much expected that the holiday of giving will be celebrated with coalescing of technology. Most of us will do so by using a Christmas Live Wallpaper on our computer and gadgets like a smartphone.
So if you’re looking for free live Christmas wallpapers that are high-definition, high quality, and that can be in 3D or with music, look no further as we list down 20 of the best Christmas Live wallpapers that are free for your Android phone.
The best part is…
You have lots of options! Since Christmas wallpapers are quite popular on the Google Play Store, you can pretty much expect an ample amount of apps for it. Whether it’s a live picture of a few red and green candles or a 3D picture of a stunning Christmas tree, these wallpaper apps will put anyone in a festive mood.
NOTE: Experience the apps below. You do NOT need to download apps. You can also see how irritating ads pop up
Best Free Christmas Live Wallpapers for Android
1. Christmas Candle 3D Wallpaper by Wiktor Bronowski
Christmas Candle 3D Wallpaper, as the name suggests, is an app that installs a 3D wallpaper of a Christmas candle. The app has been around since 2016 and its simplicity and design make it one of the simplest yet worth recommending app on our list.
If you want a Christmas candle 3D wallpaper that uses Christmas balls in the color red—to warm yourself up in the cold winter, then better check this app out.
Tip: If you’re using Gboard as your default keyboard for your phone, you can change the way it looks to complement your Christmas wallpaper. Simply tap System and then Languages & input > Virtual Keyboard > Gboard. Tap Theme. Pick a theme. Then tap Apply.
2. Winter Holiday Live Wallpaper by Acinis
This wallpaper app takes advantage of 3D parallax, HD graphics, and OpenGL, enabling this app to provide realistic snow falling live wallpaper to any Android phone.
To further elevate the effect, the app uses the wallpaper of a beautiful house on the edge of the forest. If you want to get rid of the ads, you can buy the premium version of the app for a small fee.
3. Christmas in HD Gyro 3D by CodeKonditor
Let’s stick with Christmas trees for a minute and look at another one, but this time a little closer than before.
What’s special about this 3D wallpaper is that it uses parallax scrolling and the gyro sensor in your phone to give you a truly 3D experience. It even has a shimmering candle in the background for people like me that enjoy the gentle glow, so what’s not to love?
4. Christmas Wallpapers by eBook Apps
Instead of another live or 3D Christmas tree wallpaper this time, what about almost any Christmas theme you can think of?
This pack of HD wallpapers has different Christmas scenes, festively dressed pets, and winter scenery to choose from. You can switch wallpapers at any time, so if you get bored of having just one wallpaper to look at, it’s easy to swap them as many times as you like.
5. Christmas Puppy Live Wallpaper by Live Wallpapers 3D
We still don’t know where we fall on the cats vs dogs debate, but we know that we still love animals getting into the Christmas spirit. If you’re the same way, then you’re going to love the HD Christmas dog wallpapers.
There’s more than one dog to choose from in this pack of wallpapers. So find your favorite, or even switch between them as much as you want—it definitely adds cuteness to your home screen.
6. 3D Christmas Live Wallpaper by Wallpaper HD
Have you ever wanted a Christmas themed house? We don’t mean just the decorations on the inside, but the whole thing, outside and all. While it costs way more than we have in our savings to build a house like this, there’s a set of great 3D wallpapers that have the next best thing.
You get to choose from different styles and designs, and then see what your Christmas house would look like during the snowy middle of winter right on your home screen.
7. Winter and Christmas Wallpaper by Cosmic Mobile
Next up is a wallpaper set that you can change on the fly with just a few taps as you watch snowflakes rain across your home screen.
There are a few different winter scenes to choose from here, with all of them worth a look, and all of them able to remind you of a cold winter day. We wouldn’t recommend looking at these wallpapers if you’re already feeling cold, but they’d be good to watch on a toasty day.
8. Xmas Cat Live Wallpaper by KKPICTURE
Are you a cat person? Then check out this app that offers a wide list of Christmas cat wallpapers. The app specializes in offering wallpapers that incorporate cats and Christmas together.
If you’re more of a cat person you’ll probably like this HD wallpaper pack more instead, but even if you like them both equally it doesn’t hurt to have both pet packs on your phone for later.
9. Christmas Moon free by TDL media
We’ve always been fans of looking up at the moon, and a full moon on a snowy night is one of the best sights we can see out here for free.
Instead of waiting for the winter months to come around and hopping on that perfect night, there’s a Christmas themed live wallpaper that does the same thing. This is the free version of the app, so a few of the live features are locked off, but the free version is still great in its own right. It may not be the exact same thing as looking up at the sky, but it still puts a smile on my face thinking about it.
10. Santa 3D Live Wallpaper by Bratanov
Nothing’s more iconic in representing Christmas than Santa himself riding his sleight with a reindeer pulling it. The app does just that. It installs a peaceful, interactive, 3D rendered wallpaper of Santa Claus and his faithful reindeer, Rudolph, carrying the sleigh with Christmas presents.
The app takes advantage of the 3D parallax and gyroscope of your phone for the wallpaper effects to work. It currently has 8 different animations including Running, Galloping, Barrel Roll and more.
11. Christmas Live Wallpaper by BlackBird Wallpapers
There’s nothing like a roaring fireplace on a cold winter night, or at least that’s what we’d like to say; we don’t have a good one to use anymore. However, we’ve got the next best thing—a live wallpaper that we can just look at on my phone to scratch that itch.
This isn’t just a fireplace either, it’s a whole Christmas themed den to help get you in the spirit even if you don’t have a fireplace or the space to do this yourself.
We can’t feel the roaring fire from our phones, but we’re sure it’d be overheating if we did anyway.
12. Christmas Rink Live Wallpaper by 7art Studio
It’s been a long time since we’ve been to a skating rink, but this customizable wallpaper has put the thought back into our head again.
Once you’ve chosen an ice skating rink that looks like one you’d like to plaster over your home screen, it’s easy to populate it and add other personal touches that help make the live wallpaper feel like your own creation.
13. Christmas Free Live Wallpaper by maxelus.net
If you want a wallpaper that uses Christmas lights to form various Christmas elements, then we recommend checking this app out. It uses gyroscope and 3D parallax to work wonders with its effects.
The app has a total of 15 different Christmas elements with changeable background colors, lights, spark colors, and more.
14. Christmas Live Wallpaper by Sergey Konyukhov
We’ve got another Christmas tree wallpaper up our sleeve just in case the other ones didn’t have what you were looking for. Instead of being an inside tree this time, how about a beautiful outside one, still adorned with glowing lights?
You can sit and watch this live wallpaper for as long as you want without feeling as cold as you would watching something like this outside normally, and it’s completely free! The lights change their intensity the longer you watch, so give this one a look.
15. Christmas Live Wallpaper by Aqreadd Studios
This next live wallpaper features Santa’s sleigh, but it does more than just fly its way across your home screen.
If you give your phone a shake while staring at this Christmas themed wallpaper, it even starts to play holiday jingles as you watch Santa make his journey across the world.
The wallpaper uses a gyroscope sense, so try moving your phone around to watch his sleigh fly as the music plays.
16. 3D Christmas Fireplace by Christmas Wallpapers HD
We’re not done with fireplace scenes and imagery just yet, because we’ve got one last 3D fireplace wallpaper to show you.
You’re free to customize and explore this 3D den to your heart’s content. Take a spot by the fire, sit and admire the tree, or just lounge around in the den until Christmas is finally here; it’s up to you.
17. Christmas Live Wallpaper by Appspundit Infotech
While this next pack of live wallpapers isn’t all about fireplaces, it still has a few to sit by and admire. This is a great collection of different winter scenes, and cozy winter rooms to hide from the cold in.
If you want to get a healthy amount of live Christmas wallpapers on your phone, but don’t want to download a bunch of apps, this is a good place to start.
18. Countdown Live Wallpaper by Wasabi
We also have a countdown live wallpaper app. This app basically does what it says it does and that’s to countdown all special events in a year.
If you want a live wallpaper that does a countdown of events like New Year & Christmas, then better check this app out. It already has over a million downloads from the Google Play store.
19. Christmas Tree Live Wallpaper by ⭐ Live Wallpapers HD ⭐
Another Christmas Live Wallpaper from the Live Wallpapers HD developers is the Christmas Tree Live app. This app is quite simple, it portrays a beautiful Christmas tree decorated with fairy lights that pulsate like true Christmas lights. The panorama also depicts a small city handling a fireworks show for the festivity occasion.
The wallpaper also comes with a sweet melody. Other than that, you can also customize the aspects of this wallpaper. You can change the snowfall intensity, snowflake speed, snow direction, presence of Christmas tree fairy lights, presence of Christmas music, and presence of fireworks.
20. Waiting for Christmas Live Wallpaper by Acinis
Another popular live wallpaper from Acinis is the Waiting for Christmas Live Wallpaper app. As the name suggests, the wallpaper used by this app focuses on times where one waits for Christmas.
Additionally, the app incorporates various parallax effects and other decorations with effects as well.
Commonly Asked Questions: Christmas Wallpaper
Christmas Live Wallpapers for Android – ‘Tis the Season!
These are some of the best Christmas wallpapers for the winter season, but don’t let that stop you from getting more to yourself.
Winter is our favorite season and we’re glad that there are so many great live wallpapers to choose from.
If you don’t see your favorite Christmas wallpaper up here, feel free to tell us about it in the comments below!