How to Remove Music from Video on iPhone and iPad

How to Remove Music from iPhone Video

More often than not, I capture some exciting videos and share them with friends. To prevent the unwanted ambient noise from ruining my creativity, I make sure to remove audio from my videos using iPhone. What about you?

Well, turning off video sound on iOS isn’t a big deal. And once you’ve done the basics, it hardly takes a few steps to get things done. Moreover, if you ever want to bring back the audio, you won’t have to travel that far either. Let me show you how to mute video sound on the iOS device the quick way!

Remove Audio from Video on iPhone

Step #1. Head over to the video and then tap on Edit.

Tap on Edit in Video on iPhone

Step #2. Next, tap on yellow-colored volume icon from top left.

Tap on Volume Icon in Video on iPhone

Step #3. Finally tap on Done.

Tap on Done to Remove Music from Video on iPhone and iPad

Play the video, and you will find that it has no sound. Also, if you notice, you will see that the volume icon is greyed out.

If you ever wish to bring the audio back, follow the above steps, and tap on RevertRevert to Original and sound will be restored.

Tap on Revert bring audio back in Video on iPhone

This method was the simplest and you do not need to download any app. As you saw, it was hardly four taps! However, if you are looking for an alternate method, follow along.

How to Mute Music from Video on iPhone and iPad using iMovie

In this tutorial, I’m going to use Apple’s highly appreciable video editing app “iMovie” as it gets the work done easily. So, ensure that you’ve already installed the app on your device. The app is available for free and requires iOS 11.4 or later.

Step #1. Launch Photos app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Now, open the video which audio you wish to mute.

Step #3. Next, Tap on Edit, tap on the tiny more button (three dots inside a circle) at the bottom.

Tap on Edit in iPhone Video

Step #4. Up next, tap on iMovie. If you are using iMovie for the first time, the app will ask you to let it access your media library. Just tap on OK.

Tap on iMovie While Editing iPhone Video

Note: If you there is no iMovie option, tap on More → Turn on the switch next to iMovie and hit Done to confirm.

Step #5. Check out the audio button, tap on it to mute the video sound. Make sure to tap on Done at the top right to confirm the change.

Remove Music from Videos on iPhone or iPad

Check out, you’ve successfully removed the video sound using your iOS device. Now, you can add music of your choice to the video. To do so, jump over to this complete guide about creating a movie using iMovie on iPhone and iPad.

Told you, it’s quite easy!

If you ever wish to bring back audio to this video, all you need to do is follow the same steps and then hit the audio button.

Add Audio to iPhone or iPad Video

That’s all there is to it!

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So, these were the two straightforward ways to mute or remove audio from videos on your iOS device. Even though there are a good many video-editing apps for iOS, I like using iMovie for its simplicity and easy-to-use functionality. Whether it’s creating a fun-filled movie trailer or making a hilarious flick, the app has you fully covered.

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