Edit Live Photos on iPad

In addition to using the photo editing tools (like adding filters or cropping a photo), you can also change the Key Photo, trim the length, or mute the sound in your Live Photos (available on supported models).

  1. Open the Live Photo and tap Edit.
  2. Tap the Live Photo button, then do any of the following:
    • Set a key photo: Move the white frame on the frame viewer, tap Make Key Photo, then tap Done.
    • Trim a Live Photo: Drag either end of the frame viewer to choose the frames the Live Photo plays.
    • Make a still photo: Tap the Live button at the top of the screen to turn off the Live feature. The Live Photo becomes a still of its key photo.
    • Mute a Live Photo: Tap the Mute button at the top of the screen. Tap again to unmute.
    A Live Photo in Edit mode. On the left side of the screen the Live button is selected. The photo is in the middle of the screen and the Live Photo frames are displayed below it. The selected Key Photo frame is outlined in white; the Make Key Photo option appears above the frame.

See Take a Live Photo.

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