How to Record Slow Motion Video on iPhone with Slo-Mo (2022)

Slow-motion videos are a lot of fun to watch and share. Here's how to make your own Slo-mo videos on your iPhone!

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Did you know you can record slow-motion video on your iPhone? No slow-motion app is needed; you can use the Slo-mo setting in the Apple Camera app. Here's how to make a slow-motion video on your iPhone.

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Use Slo-Mo Mode to Record Slow-Motion Video on iPhone

Recording slow-motion video on your iPhone is a great way to get a shot that would have otherwise gone by too quickly, or to just get a great laugh watching and re-watching your Slo-mo videos (pets and kids are the funniest Slo-mo subjects). Depending on which iPhone model you're using, you can record slow-motion video at 30, 120, or 240 fps (frames per second).

First, choose the setting you’d prefer to record your slow-motion video in. To do this:

  1. Open the Settings app.

    iphone settings app
  2. Tap Camera.

    tap camera in iphone settings
  3. Tap Record Slo-mo.

    tap record slo mo
  4. Tap 1080p HD at 30 fps1080 HD at 120 fps, or 1080 HD at 240 fps.

    tap record slo mo speed

Once you’ve made your selection, return to the Home screen, and you're ready to shoot a slow-motion video. To make your slow-motion video recording:

  1. Open the Camera app, either from Home screen or with the Control Center.

    iphone camera app
  2. Tap Slo-mo.

    camera slowmo setting
  3. Tap the red record button to begin; tap it again to stop recording.

    tap the record button to record videos in slowmo

That's it! You've taken your first slow-motion video on your iPhone; now you can send your video in a text message to friends and family or watch it any time you like in your Photos app.

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