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How to Loop a Video on iPhone Without an App: A Step-by-Step Guide for You

Looping a video on your iPhone is easy! Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how you can do it without the need of an app.

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Published Apr 22, 2022

Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 minutes

What you'll need: iPhone

In today's world, having the ability to loop a video on your iPhone can be incredibly useful, whether it's for creating tutorials or replaying memories. Unfortunately, some users may not know that iPhones don’t have an in-built video looping feature. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to get around this obstacle without downloading specialized apps for the task. In this guide we will discuss various methods of looping videos on your Apple device without an app. We will explain how to use Safari’s developer tools, as well as other available workarounds. Additionally,-we will look at alternative video players and describe how you can stream YouTube content directly from your iPhone using its native media player. By following these steps, you'll be able to create seamless loops of videos quickly and easily without having download any additional applications!

how to loop a video on iphone without an app

Looping a video on an iPhone without an app involves using the Photos app to select the desired video, then pressing "Edit" and selecting the Repeat setting from the editing menu options. This will allow users to loop their videos endlessly without having to download any additional apps.

  1. Open your web browser on your iPhone and go to the page containing the video that you want to loop.
  2. Tap and hold the video until a menu appears with options like Play, Copy, etc.
  3. Select “Copy”, so that you can paste it into a new HTML document.
  4. Create an HTML file, paste in the copied code and then save it locally on your device or upload it to a cloud storage service like Dropbox.
  5. and add this piece of code "" between two tags <video> and </video>.
  6. Save or refresh the HTML document containing the edited code containing "embed loop=true" and watch your video looping endlessly!

    Our takeaway

    By following the simple steps in this article, you now know how to easily loop a video on your iPhone without needing to search through an app store. Not only is it convenient and fast, but it also provides you with all of the customization features you could want while looping your video. Now that you can make professional-looking videos right from your phone, who knows what kind of projects you'll create? Unleash your creativity and let those ideas come alive in the form of videos! Get creative and have fun!


    What type of iPhone models are compatible with looping videos?

    Looping videos are compatible with all iPhone models running iOS 10 or higher.

    Is there an app available to enable video looping on iOS devices?

    Yes, there are several apps available on the App Store that allow users to loop videos on their iOS devices. Some of these apps include Looper for Apple Clips and Boomerang.

    How much storage space does it take up to loop a video on an iPhone?

    The amount of storage required to loop a video on an iPhone depends on the length and size of the original video file. Generally, the storage requirement is minimal as long as the looped video is kept relatively short.

    Is it possible to share the looped video from an iPhone via email or other media channels?

    Yes, it is possible to share a looped video from an iPhone via email or many other media channels. Popular applications such as Messages, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube allow you to easily share your looped video.

    Does processing time vary for different length loops when looping a video on an iPhone?

    Yes, the amount of time it takes to complete a loop will depend on the length of the video and how large its file size is. Longer videos with larger file sizes may take longer to process than shorter videos.

This article was originally published on 22 Apr 2022 but has been regularly updated to keep the information current.
Kyle Crisp
Kyle has been using Apple products for over 25 years. He loves helping people learn how to use their Apple devices.
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