How to Send Large iPhone Video Files

Send a video using an iCloud link An iCloud link is a URL that you can use to send a large video with Messages or Mail. Tap Options, tap iCloud Link, then tap Done. to send the message or email. Recipients have 30 days to download a video sent with an iCloud link.

Sharing large video files with others can be a challenging task. Whether it’s a video message from celebrities or a personal message you want to send to your loved ones, sending a video file using the wrong method can result in a significant degradation in quality. In this article, we will teach you the best way to share large video files with others.

Firstly, it’s important to note that you should always film yourself in landscape mode, not portrait mode. The big reason behind this is that sending a video that is shot in portrait mode to an editor requires a lot of extra work, and the editor has to add a background or mirror the image on each side. This can be time-consuming, and the end result may not be satisfactory.

Once you’ve filmed your message, go to the Photos app and tap select at the top right. If you have multiple videos that you’re trying to send, this allows you to share all of them using one link. Then, tap the share button at the bottom left, scroll down a little bit, and tap on where it says “Copy iCloud Link.”

After copying the iCloud link, all you have to do is paste it into a text message or an email, and you’re done! However, it’s recommended that you only send the file when your phone is both receiving power and connected to Wi-Fi. This ensures that the file is transferred quickly and efficiently.

It’s important to note that sending a video as a text message is not recommended. Not only will the video not look great, but those files add up over time and can take up a lot of storage space on your phone. In fact, when you send a video file using the wrong method, you are looking at around a 60% degradation in quality.

In conclusion, sending large video files using the right method can make a significant difference in the quality of the end result. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can ensure that your video files are shared quickly and efficiently while maintaining their quality.


How do I send a video that is too big?
Dropbox. Dropbox keeps your files safe and organized. ... Onedrive. OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud-based storage services, gives you 5GB of storage space for free. ... Wetransfer. ... Google Drive. ... Animoto. ... YouTube. ... Dailymotion. ... Sproutvideo.
How can I send a large video from an iPhone to a computer?
Use a service like Box or DropBox: See Share files with a cloud storage service. Use an external storage device: See Transfer files between your iPhone and computer with an external storage device. Use a file server: See Use a file server to share files.
How can I send large files from my iPhone?
Send large files from iPhone to an email address To share from an iPhone to an email address, copy a link to the file on Dropbox cloud storage and send the link via email. Alternatively, use a file transfer tool such as Dropbox Transfer to create a download link or email the file directly.