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Edit a video using the Microsoft Stream (Classic) mobile app

You can trim a recording to your liking and apply annotations to new recordings to personalize them before or during the recording. Learn which annotations are included in Stream (Classic) Mobile for iPhone and Android, respectively, below.

iPhone Android
iPhone annotation bar. Android annotation bar

In addition to the Annotation bar, there are standard editing functions like undo, redo, rotate, and so on. See Record a video topic

Annotation bar on iPhones

Ready to experiment? Try one or more of these features on your iPhone:

Icon Name Details
Filters button. Filters Apply a range of colored filters
Filter screen
Text button. Text Type text in different colors
Text screen
Emojis button. Emojis Insert a variety of emojis
Emojis screen
Drawing button. Draw Finger paint or write right on the screen
Drawing screen
Whiteboard button. Whiteboard Sketch, squiggle, or write on a whiteboard or blackboard
Whiteboard screen
Photos sticker button. Photos sticker Add one photo or many to create a collage or add visual interest
Photos sticker screen

Annotation bar on Android phones

Ready to experiment? Try one or more of these features on your Android phone:

Icon Name Details
Filters button. Filters Apply a range of colored filters
Filters screen
Emojis button. Emojis Insert a variety of emojis
Emojis screen
Drawing button. Draw Finger paint or write right on the screen
Drawing screen
Whiteboard button. Whiteboard Sketch, squiggle, or write on a whiteboard or blackboard
Whiteboard screen
Photos sticker. Photos sticker Add one photo or many to create a collage or add visual interest
Photos sticker screen

Edit a video on an iPhone

You can share your thoughts by writing or typing them out, insert stickers to add sentiment, apply filters or background color for a different look, include a photo for a collage effect, and shorten the clip, too.

  1. Open the Microsoft Stream (Classic) app

  2. Select +, then Create new video from the list that pops up at the bottom

  3. Select Rotate button. to choose a camera view

    Note

    The default mode is the world-view camera, but when you rotate the camera Rotate button. to self-view.

  4. Select Record button. to begin recording and editing

  5. Select the Next button Next button. to review your recording and rearrange clips in the order you prefer or add a photo from your photo library
    Photo selection

  6. Tap on a specific clip in the timeline to get to the Trim screen
    Trim button.

  7. Drag the handles to trim
    Trim screen.

    Note

    Select the Mirror button. to reverse the recording. If you recorded in self-view mode with text behind you, the mirror flips the recording so the text can be read properly.

  8. Select Confirm > Upload when you are satisfied with your edits to stitch the video together and start the upload process

Edit a video on an Android phone

You can insert emojis to add sentiment, apply filters or background color for a different look, include a photo for a collage effect, and trim it to your preferred length, too.

  1. Open the Microsoft Stream (Classic) app

  2. Select +, then Create new video from the list that pops up at the bottom

  3. Select Rotate button. to choose a camera view

    Note

    The default mode is the world-view camera, but when you rotate the camera Rotate button., the mode will change to self-view.

  4. Select Record button. to begin recording

  5. Annotate the screen before you begin or during the recording

  6. Select the Next button Next button. to review what you have recorded thus far

  7. Select Upload when you are satisfied with your edits to stitch the video together and start the upload process

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