Yes, as you may already know, iOS 12 is here in an initial pre-release form. That is extremely exciting news and great for all registered developers out there who can access the initial seed. However, it’s now as exciting as what we have for you, right here, right now: the official iOS 12 wallpaper set for use on any device.

Let’s be honest with ourselves here; it would be utterly perfect if every individual could get instant access to iOS 12 and all of the goodness and the changes contained within.

However, given that it’s only an initial pre-release seed, and that Apple has months of development ahead in order to get it ready for global public consumption, it’s just not realistic to allow all compatible devices to run pre-release firmware. That would result in a lot of unhappy iPhone and iPad owners and make support for Apple almost impossible.

So, getting to grips with iOS 12 and its features is out of the immediate question. However, experiencing a small part of that iOS 12 experience through the use of official wallpapers is well and truly possible right away. To allow you to do exactly that, we have got the official wallpaper that will ultimately ship with iOS 12 when it goes live later in the year.

What this means is that you can instantly download all the stock wallpaper right now, get it onto your existing hardware running iOS 11, and set it as backgrounds for your Lock screen or Home screen. It may only be a small token gesture toward iOS 12 but it’s all that we can offer right now.

It’s always an amazing thing to see how passionate device owners and designers get about any set of wallpapers which ship with a new device or new firmware version. Some designers even like to go through the process of viewing the official wallpaper as extracted from the firmware files and then try to replicate the visual themselves or port it to different resolutions for different devices and types. Whatever your pleasure, or whatever you like to do with this, just be safe in the knowledge that you can download it right now for your own personal use.

Official iOS 12 wallpaper can be downloaded from here.

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