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 Mobile for iPhone and Android, respectively, below.

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

iPhone
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Android

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Annotation bar on iPhones

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

Name

Details

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Apply a range of colored filters
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Text       alternate text

Type text in different colors
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Emojis

Insert a variety of emojis

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Draw

Finger paint or write right on the screen

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Whiteboard

Sketch, squiggle, or write on a whiteboard or blackboard

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Photos sticker

Add one photo or many to create a collage or add visual interest

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Annotation bar on Android phones

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

Name

Details

Filters

Apply a range of colored filters

alternate text

Emojis

Insert a variety of emojis

alternate text

Draw

Finger paint or write right on the screen

alternate text

Whiteboard

Sketch, squiggle, or write on a whiteboard or blackboard

alternate text

Photos sticker

Add one photo or many to create a collage or add visual interest

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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 distinctive look, include a photo for a collage effect, and shorten the clip, too.

  1. Open the Microsoft Stream app

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

  3. Select the Rotate button alternate text  to choose a camera view

    Note: The default mode is the world-view camera, but when you rotate the camera alternate text to self-view.

  4. Select the Record button Stream Start recording button to begin recording and editing

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

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

  7. Drag the handles to trim

    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 fresh look, include a photo for a collage effect, and trim it to your preferred length, too.

  1. Open the Microsoft Stream app

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

  3. Select the Rotate button alternate text to choose a camera view

    Note: The default mode is the world-view camera, but when you rotate the camera alternate text, the mode will change to self-view.

  4. Select the Record button Stream Start recording button to begin recording

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

  6. Select the 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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See also

Record a mobile video

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Stream mobile apps overview

Get Stream mobile apps

Stream mobile FAQs

iOS mobile app terms of use

Android mobile app terms of use

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