Apple® iPhone® - Record and Send Video via Messaging

Note The following steps also apply to when sending an iMessage. When a message is sent, the message type (e.g., iMessage, SMS, etc.) is indicated by different colors.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Messages Messages icon.
  2. Tap the New Message icon New message icon (upper-right).
  3. From the To field, enter a 10-digit mobile number
    Note Alternatively, enter a contact name.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to add additional recipients.
  4. From the Text Message field, enter a message.
  5. Tap the Camera icon Camera icon (on the left).
  6. From the camera mode options at the bottom, swipe to choose VIDEO.
    Note For iPhone 4 / 4s, tap Take Photo or Video
  7. Aim then tap the Record icon Record icon to begin recording.
    Note Alternatively, press either volume button (left-edge of the device).
  8. When finished, tap the Stop icon Stop to discontinue recording.
  9. Tap Done (upper-right).
    Note For iPhone 4 / 4s, tap Use Video (lower-right)
    Note To discard and record a new video, tap Retake (at the bottom) then repeat step 9.
  10. Tap the Send icon Send Message Icon.
    Note The Send icon appears green in text messages and blue in iMessages.


Related Topic: Send an Existing Video via Messaging