Apple Device

How To Check Video Size On iPhone

Curious about the size of a particular video on your iPhone? You’re not alone. There are tons of people who are just as curious about the size of videos on their iPhone as you. You might want to know the size of a video so you know if it is too large to send as a text or post on social media.

You might also want to know the size of a video so you can determine if you want to delete it or not, some videos that are large in size are completely unnecessary to a lot of people. 

Whatever your reason is, you’re obviously driven to find out the size of a video on your iPhone. The real question is, can you check it? If you can, how exactly do you do it? Fortunately, this article provides answers to most of those questions. Keep on reading.

 

CAN YOU CHECK VIDEO SIZE ON IPHONE

Checking the size of a video on your iPhone is very possible. It is also pretty easy if you follow the right steps. There are lots of methods you can use to check out the size of a video on your iPhone. You can check the size through the photos app on your iPhone, you can also check a video size through your file explorer.

HOW TO CHECK VIDEO SIZE ON IPHONE

Like we mentioned earlier, there are a few methods you can use to check the size of any video on your iPhone, let’s take a look at some of these methods.

Through the photos app:

You can check the size of a video using the photos app on your iPhone, although this feature may not be available to all iOS users. If you’re using an iOS 12, you will not be able to view the size of a video through the photos app. If you’re using iOS 13 and newer, here’s how you do it:

  1. Open the photos app on your iPhone.
  2. Look for the video you want and tap on it.
  3. The size of the video should be at the bottom left part of the screen.

Through Google photos:

Google photos is a popular app that can let you view the size of any video without much stress. If you don’t have the Google photos app on the app store for free. After downloading the Google photos app on your iPhone you can follow the steps below to view the size of a video.

 

  1. Open the Google photos app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on the video you want.
  3. At the top right corner of the screen you should see three dots, tap on it.
  4. You will be shown a list of options, tap on “info”.

On the next screen you should be able to see the size of the video.

Through file explorer:

Another way you can use to check the size of a video on your iPhone is by exporting it from the photos app to file explorer. Let’s head on to how it’s done:

  1. Open the photos app on your iPhone.
  2. At the top right of the screen, tap on “select” so you can select the video you want.
  3. Select the video you want.
  4. After selecting the video, export it by tapping on the share icon at the bottom left of the screen.
  5. On the next screen, tap on “save to files”.
  6. Tap “on my iPhone” and the list of folders on your file explorer will pop up.
  7. Tap on the file you want to save the video in.
  8. On the top right of the screen, tap on “add”.
  9. Exit the photo app and launch your file explorer.
  10. Tap on “on my iPhone”.
  11. Tap on the file you saved the video.

When the file opens, you should be able to see the size of the video.

Must Read

How To Make Facetime Full Screen On iPhone

How To Recover Unsaved Screen Recording iPhone

How To Add YouTube Banner On iPhone

Using the shortcuts app:

The shortcuts app is a pre-installed app available on iPhone but if you can’t find it on your iPhone, you can download the app from the app store. After downloading the app you can follow the steps below to view the size of video on your iPhone:

  1. Launch the shortcuts app.
  2. On the top right of your screen, you should see a plus “+” sign, tap on it
  3. Tap on add action.
  4. On the next screen, type in “get details of files” on the search bar.
  5. Tap on file, you will then see a list of options. Tap on shortcut input.
  6. Tap on the plus icon (it’s usually blue).
  7. Type in “show notification” then you tap on it.
  8. Tap on hello world. An option called “file size” will appear on your keyboard. Tap on it.
  9. At the top right of the screen you will see three dots. Tap on it so you can set a name for the shortcut you just created.
  10. Enable show in share sheet, turn on notifications and tap on “done”. You’ve just created a shortcut you can use to view video size.
  11. Open the photo app.
  12. Tap on any video you want, then tap on the share icon.
  13. Share the video to the shortcut name you had saved.
  14. You will get an immediate notification of the video size.

Through the videos app on iPhone:

The list of methods would definitely be incomplete if you do not add the videos app. It’s pretty quick and easy but it might not be available to all iOS users. You have to check and see if the feature is available on your iOS. Here’s how you use the video app to check the video size:

  1. Launch the videos app.
  2. Tap on the video you want.
  3. Tap on the thumbnail.

That should display the video size quite easily.

 

HOW DO YOU SORT VIDEOS BY SIZE ON IPHONE?

Sometimes you might want to sort your videos by size. This way, you can easily see which video is small or large enough to be taking up storage space on your iPhone. To sort out your videos by size, you have to use the Videos app on your iPhone.

Open the videos app and tap on albums. On the next screen you will see a few options, tap on size. After doing this your videos will now be sorted by their sizes from smallest to largest.

Conclusion

The above listed methods are the best you can use to check the size of any photo on your iPhone. 

If you are using an iOS 12 it will not be possible for you to check the size of a video from your photos app. You will definitely need a third party app or save the video in your file explorer before you can check the video size. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button