How to Turn Live Photo into Video on iPhone (2023)

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Can you save a Live Photo as a video on an iPhone? Yes! Here's how to turn a Live Photo to a video using two or more Live Photos. If you've been wondering how to make a Live Photo a video, read on to find out! 

Related: Live Photos: The Complete Guide to iPhone's Moving Pictures

How to Make a Live Photo a Video

Apple's Live Photos are fun, three-second videos that capture a brief period of movement and sound, rather than a standard, static picture. You can turn a Live Photo into GIF format, use a Live Photo as Lock screen wallpaper, save still photos from them, and more. Here's how to turn Live Photos into video. For more great photo-editing tutorials, check out our free Tip of the Day.

  1. Open the Photos app.
  2. Tap Albums.

  3. Find your Live Photos under Media Types.

  4. Find the Live Photos you want to use to create your video. 

  5. Tap the Share icon.

  6. You'll see the next photos in your Live Photo series; tap the other Live Photos you want to include in your video.

  7. Scroll down and tap Save as Video.

  8. Your Live Photos are now combined into a video; to view the video, navigate to the Albums tab, then tap Recents.

  9. Tap the video in your Recents tab to watch, edit, and share it.

Enjoy your videos and share them with friends and family! Next, learn how to master Cinematic mode for amazing iPhone videos.

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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays has over a dozen years of experience writing for online publications. As a Feature Writer for iPhone Life, she has authored hundreds of how-to, Apple news, and gear review articles, as well as a comprehensive Photos App guide. Leanne holds degrees in education and science and loves troubleshooting and repair. This combination makes her a perfect fit as manager of our Ask an Expert service, which helps iPhone Life Insiders with Apple hardware and software issues.
In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.