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AI Wallpapers not working on Pixel 8 Pro: How to Fix

In this guide, we will show you a couple of workarounds to fix the issue of AI wallpapers not working on Pixel 8/Pro. The newest addition to the Pixel family beholds a slew of intriguing features that have managed to grab the attention of the masses. However, there are a few under-the-hood goodies that seem to have missed the limelight.

One such feature is AI Wallpaper which allows you to create numerous custom wallpapers using generative AI. You could either go through a preset carousel of categories or even type in your own prompts and create the wallpaper of your choice. All in all, the possibilities stand endless, with your imagination being the only limiting factor, and a bug that just seems to have crept in.

AI Wallpapers not working on Pixel 8 Pro

Talking about which, numerous users have voiced their concern that the AI wallpapers are not working along the expected lines on their Pixel 8/Pro. Whenever they try to use it, the AI wallpaper crashes straightway and gives out the “Couldn’t load images” error. If you are also facing the same issue, then this guide will help you rectify it. Follow along for the fix.

Fix AI Wallpapers not working on Pixel 8/Pro

AI Wallpapers not working on Pixel 8 Pro

It is recommended that you try out each of the below-mentioned workarounds and then see which one spells out success. So with that in mind, let’s get started.

FIX 1: Turn off Animations

Some users were able to rectify this issue after disabling the animations on their devices. So if you have it enabled, then consider turning them off using the instructions given below:

  1. Head over to Settings > Accessibility > Colors and Motions.
  2. Then enable the toggle next to Remove Animations.
  3. Check if the AI wallpapers are now working on Pixel 8/Pro.AI Wallpapers not working on Pixel 8 Pro

FIX 2: Delete Data of AI Wallpaper App

Next up, you should consider deleting the data of the Wallpaper as well as the AI Wallpaper app. Here’s how it could be done:

  1. Head over to Settings > Apps > Wallpaper and Style.
  2. Then go to Storage and Cache and tap on Delete Data.
  3. Likewise, delete the data of the AI Wallpapers as well.AI Wallpapers not working on Pixel 8 Pro

That’s it. These were the two methods that should help you fix the issue of AI wallpapers not working on Pixel 8/Pro. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.

  • Google doesn’t have a solution for this, it doesn’t work! It worked after I unpacked it. Then at some point a Google update came and since then it has stopped working! It’s a Shame