Facebook Reels: How to Record Clips at Different Speeds

Users can capture videos in slow- or fast-motion

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Facebook Reels allows users to capture video clips at different speeds. That is, they can record videos that play in slow-motion or sped up. Our guide will show you how to record videos at different speeds in Facebook Reels.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook application on iOS.

Step 1: Tap “Reel” at the top of your Facebook News Feed to open the Facebook Reels camera. Note: You can also open the Facebook Reels camera by tapping the camera icon in the top-right corner of the screen while watching Facebook Reels.

Screenshot of the Facebook News Feed with a red arrow pointing at "Reel" under the "What's on your mind?" text-entry field

Step 2: Tap “Speed” on the right side of the screen.



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