Can You Speed a Video Up on Camera Roll?

Have you ever captured a video on your phone, only to realize later that it’s longer than it needs to be? Maybe you want to speed it up to get to the good stuff faster.

Well, the good news is that you can actually speed up a video on Camera Roll. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how.

Step 1: Open the Camera Roll app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Find the video you want to speed up and tap on it. This will open the video in full screen.

Step 3: Tap on the “Edit” button located in the top right corner of your screen.

Step 4: In the bottom left corner of your screen, you’ll see two buttons – a turtle and a rabbit. The turtle represents slow motion, while the rabbit represents fast forward.

Step 5: Tap on the rabbit button once or twice (depending on how fast you want your video to be) until you reach your desired speed.

Note: You can also slow down your video by tapping on the turtle button instead.

That’s all there is to it! You’ve successfully sped up your video on Camera Roll. Now let’s answer some common questions about this process:

Can I Speed Up Any Video?

Yes! You can speed up any video that’s saved in your Camera Roll, regardless of whether you recorded it using your iPhone/iPad camera or downloaded it from another source.

Will Speeding Up My Video Affect Its Quality?

Nope! Your video’s quality won’t be affected by speeding it up. However, if you slow down a video too much, its quality may suffer slightly.

Can I Speed Up Only Part Of My Video?

Unfortunately, you can’t speed up only a specific part of your video on Camera Roll. The entire video will be affected.

What If I Want To Edit My Video Further?

After you’ve sped up your video, you can continue editing it by adding filters, trimming it, or even adding music. Just tap on the “Done” button when you’re finished speeding it up, and then tap on the “Edit” button again to access more editing tools.


Speeding up a video on Camera Roll is a quick and easy process that can save you time and get to the good parts faster. Now that you know how to do it, feel free to experiment with different speeds and see what works best for your videos.