Open the Videos app to watch movies, TV shows, and music videos. To watch video podcasts, install the free Podcasts app from the App Store—see Podcasts at a glance. To watch videos you record using Camera on iPhone, open the Photos app.

Tap a video to play it. Choose from the video category tabs at the bottom of the screen. Tap the Store button to add to your library. Tap the Edit button to delete videos.

WARNING: For important information about avoiding hearing loss, see Important safety information.

  • Watch a video. Tap the video in the list of videos.

  • What about videos you shot with iPhone? Open the Photos app.

  • Stream or download? If the iCloud icon appears on a video thumbnail, you can watch it without downloading it to iPhone, if you have an Internet connection. To download the video to iPhone so you can watch without using a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, tap the download button in the video details.

  • Looking for podcasts or iTunes U videos? Download the free Podcasts app or iTunes U app from the App Store.

  • Set a sleep timer. Open the Clock app and tap Timer, then swipe to set the number of hours and minutes. Tap When Timer Ends and choose Stop Playing, tap Set, then tap Start.