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(Pocket-lint) - Picking out a new iPhone wallpaper can be challenging. 

It has to be crisp, beautiful, breath-taking, inspiring, bold, rich, and preferably all of the above. We've scoured the web looking for some of the coolest and best iPhone backgrounds and made sure to only select ones with a high resolution. 

There are trippy geometric shapes, minimalist scenes, bokeh effects, space shots, starry nights, and more. We've even included hobby and sports-themed wallpapers, so everyone should be able to find something. Just be sure to click the download link under each cropped preview, and then you can long-press (or right-click) on the original, full-res image to save it to your iPhone. 

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How to change your iPhone wallpaper

You can set the wallpaper as your home screen, lock screen, or both. 

  1. In Settings, tap Wallpaper > Choose a New Wallpaper.
  2. Choose an image from dynamic, stills, live, or your own photos. 
  3. If you want your own photo, choose which one from your list of albums.
  4. Drag to move and scale the image - you can also pinch to zoom in and out.
  5. Finish by tapping Set.

The best iPhone wallpapers to download

The wallpapers visible below are cropped previews. Click the download link under each one to access the full-size (vertical) version in HD.

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