All about VersePics

How to Use Our VersePics

To use our VersePics, you need to save a VersePic onto your device. You can do this by tapping a VersePic to bring it up in the lightbox, and then pressing the download link. (For iOS users, you will need to open the link in a new tab, and then press and hold on the photo to save the VersePic to your Camera Roll.)

For iOS Users:

  1. Go to the Photos App, and find the VersePic in the Camera Roll.
  2. Tap the VersePic, and tap the universal Share menu.
  3. Find the “Use as Wallpaper” setting.
  4. Center the text and make sure all text is showing, and then tap “Set as Lock Screen”, after making sure that “Prospective Zoom” is set to “Off”.

For Android Users:

(Note: Android is highly customizable and depending upon your manufacturer and/or your version of Android, the process may or may not have been changed slightly, and some Android phones do not support having a different photo on your lock screen than on your Home Screen.)

  • Method One:
    1. On the Home Screen, press and hold on the background or wallpaper.
    2. When the customization menu comes up, select wallpaper, or lock screen. (Some phones may skip this step.)
    3. Select the application you want to change your wallpaper from, in this case, Photos or Gallery.
    4. Find the VersePic in your Photos app, and tap it.
    5. Position the verse is in the center of the phone, and make sure that all of the text is showing, and tap “Set Wallpaper” or “Set Lock Screen”.
  • Method Two:
    1. Go to the Settings App.
    2. Find the Wallpaper menu. (It could also be the Sound and Display menu.)
    3. Select Change Wallpaper, and Select the Photos or Gallery app.
    4. Find the VersePic and tap it.
    5. Position the verse is in the center of the phone, and make sure that all of the text is showing, and tap “Set Wallpaper” or “Set Lock Screen”.

For Windows Phone Users:

  • In the App list, tap Settings Settings icon > Lock screen.

  • Under Background, tap the list, and then do one of the following:

    • Tap Photo > Change photo, swipe over to the album it’s stored in, and then tap the photo. Pinch your fingers together on the screen or stretch them apart to zoom in or out, and then tap Crop Crop icon when the image is framed the way you want it, with the verse text entirely showing on the screen.

 

Creating VersePics with YouVersion Bible App

Ben uses a combination of Pixelmator, professional photography, old fashioned creativity, and Over to create our VersePics, but you can easily make your own VersePics at home on your phone or tablet too! You can create images with verses on them in the YouVersion Bible App. (Unfortunately, the verse image feature is unavailable in the YouVersion Bible App for Windows Phone at this time.) To create a verse image in the app follow these steps:

To create a verse image
  1. Select the verse(s) you want to share
  2. Tap the orange image icon on the action menu that appears
  3. Scroll down and tap to choose an image from more than 60 beautiful, high-resolution backgrounds, or tap the greyed out icon on the top of the list to choose a photo from your device
  4. Tap the checkmark in the bottom right corner of the Choose Image page
  5. Customize your image with fonts, colors, and other effects
  6. Tap Save
  7. Tap  Done on iOS or Share on Android
  8. Instructions on how to set your new VersePic as your Wallpaper or Lock Screen are shared above.