How to Record Video in iOS 7 on the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 has a lot of different features that allow it to be the only device that you carry with you. Whether you need to read and compose emails, watch videos or view documents, there is probably a way that you can do it on your iPhone 5. You also have access to one of the best smartphone cameras around, as well as a capable video camera. However, some people have problems figuring out where the video camera function is located, so you can follow the steps below to learn how to find it in iOS 7.

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Where is the Video Camera on the iPhone 5?

One of the reasons that a lot of people have difficulty locating the video camera on the iPhone 5 is because it is not a separate application from the normal camera. You are simply switching a setting within the camera app that allows you to record video instead of still images. So with, that in mind, you can learn how to record videos on your iPhone 5 in iOS 7.


Step 1: Touch the Camera icon.

open the camera app



Step 2: Locate the function row above the shutter button.

lolcate the function row above the shutter button



Step 3: Swipe the function row to the right so that the Video option is selected.

how to record a video in ios 7 on the iphone 5



Step 4: Touch the red button to begin recording.

select the video function



Step 5: Touch the red button again to stop recording.

stop and record video by touching the red button



Recorded videos are stored in the Photos app, inside of the Videos album.


There is a really interesting interaction between your iPhone 5 and Apple TV that allows you to wirelessly mirror vidoes from your phone to your television. Click here to learn more about the Apple TV.

Are you having trouble using the Wi-Fi feature on the iPhone 5? Click here to learn how to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

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