You can switch to recording 4K video by default on your iPhone 14 by going to Settings > Camera > Record Video > and selecting a 4K option.
Our guide continues below with additional information about changing the iPhone recording resolution, including pictures of these steps.
You can also check out our video about how to record 4K video on iPhone 14 for more on this topic.
How to Create IPhone 4K Videos (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 14 Plus in the iOS 17 operating system.
These steps work in many other versions of iOS as well and on other iPhone models, including the following:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Camera option.
Step 3: Select the Record Video option.
Step 4: Tap one of the 4K options to make that the default video recording resolution.
Note that the frames per second (FPS) option that you choose will affect the size of the video file that you record. A higher FPS will result in a larger video file.
You can also adjust the video recording resolution for each individual video by opening the Camera app, selecting the Video option, then tapping the resolution button at the top-right corner of the screen.
Now that you know how to adjust the video recording resolution for your iPhone 14, you can set the app up so that you are always recording high-resolution videos whenever you take a video.
Video – Recording in 4K on iPhone
Summary – Using 4K Video By Default
- Open Settings.
- Select Camera.
- Choose Record Video.
- Tap a 4K option.
With the cost of higher-resolution televisions and monitors coming down considerably over the past few years, the ability to view 4K content in your home is getting more affordable.
Suppose you often look at the videos that you record from your iPhone on a large monitor. In that case, you might like to take advantage of the capabilities of 4K devices so that you can watch the clearest and crispest videos possible.
Fortunately, the iPhone 14 has a setting where you can choose to record 4K video in the default Camera app on the device, and you can even elect to make that the default recording format.
Hopefully, our tutorial above about how to record 4K video on iPhone 14 has helped you to adjust these settings as needed so that you can create videos that look as good as possible on large screens.
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