How to Reverse Video on iPhone for FREE

Discover the quick and hassle-free steps to reverse video on your iPhone using the InShot app. Find answers to common questions about the process.

By Abhishek Chandel
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How to Reverse Video on iPhone for FREE

How to Reverse Video on iPhone for FREE

Need to reverse a video clip on your iPhone but not sure how? In this short guide, I'll walk you through the simple steps to reverse video direction using a popular free app called InShot. Whether you want to play back a video backward for fun or fix a clip that was accidentally recorded in reverse, following these quick tips will have you reversing video footage on your iPhone in minutes.

Steps to Reverse Video on iPhone

Reversing videos takes just a few easy steps:

1. First, You'll need a video editing app to reverse clips. One great and free option is InShot. This app is available for download from the App Store.


2. As you open the app tap on the Video option on your screen.

3. Now import the video you want to reverse. Apps like InShot make it easy to access your camera roll videos.

4. After importing your video, you'll get different tool options in the app at the bottom, scroll to the end & tap on the "Reverse" option.

5. On your screen you'll see that this tool will start the process of reversing your video. It'll just take a few seconds depending on the size of your video.

6. As the process of reversing the video is complete you'll see a watermark at the bottom right corner. If you tap on its cross button then you can remove the watermark by watching an ad. After removing the watermark, tap on the save button in the upper right corner.

7. After taping on the save button you'll get the options to adjust settings like resolution, framerate, and Format before exporting. Now again tap on the save button.

8. As the process is complete, the app will save the reversed video to your iPhone's camera roll for easy sharing and viewing.


With just a few taps using the right video editing app, you can easily reverse any video saved on your iPhone. Now that you know the process is so quick and simple, don't be afraid to experiment with reversing clips to add a fun effect or fix one that was shot backward. Thank you for reading - I hope these steps have armed you with the ability to reverse your iPhone videos from now on.

FAQs - Reverse Video on iPhone 

Can I reverse a video on iPhone without a computer?

Yes, you can easily reverse videos directly on your iPhone without needing a computer. Apps like InShot provide built-in tools to reverse video clips right on your device.

Will reversing a video affect the sound?

Reversing the video will make the audio play backwards as well. The sound will be reversed along with the video when using the reverse tool.

How do I save the reversed video to my iPhone?

The video editor app will export the reversed video back to your iPhone camera roll or storage. You can find it there after exporting it for easy sharing and viewing.

Can I reverse only a part of the video clip?

Yes, you don't have to reverse the entire video. Just select the clip segment you want to reverse before applying the tool if you only want to reverse part of the footage.

Is it possible to reverse a Live Photo on iPhone?

Unfortunately, the native iPhone camera Live Photos format doesn't allow reversing just the video portion. You'd need to convert the Live Photo to a standard video file first before you can reverse it.

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