Create and post a video response

Ready to share your voice? You can create a video either on the web at Flipgrid.com or on the Flipgrid app. You’re able to either record and submit a video directly to a topic or to your profile. Learn how to join a topic.

To create a video response, there are 3 general steps:

Step 1: Record your video

After you open the Flipgrid camera, you’re able to set up and record the type of video you want. Add camera filters, texts, and to help share exactly what you want. Learn about all the Flipgrid camera's options and effects.

Step 2: Review your video

After you record, you can watch what you just recorded and decide whether you want to trim the recording, record more, or add music.

Step 3: Post your video

Add a cover image or brief description for your video, then choose whether to post it directly to a topic or to your profile.

How to record and post a video response

You’re able to add a response directly to a topic if you’re in that topic or when you’re ready to post a video. If you don’t want to post to a topic immediately, you can save the video response to your profile and add it later.

Note: Some camera options and effects may differ between Flipgrid on the web and the Flipgrid app. Learn about all the Flipgrid camera's options and effects.

Web Browser Mobile Application
  1. Open Flipgrid.
  2. Choose whether you want to post the video to a topic or post it to your profile.
    • To post to a topic: Select the group > the topic where you want to post your video. Then, click Add response.
    • To post to your profile: In the top right, click Camera Camera_web_.png.
  3. In the Flipgrid camera, to record your video, click Record Camera_app_.png.
    • Before you record, you can choose different options or effects to set up your response.
    • You can also change some options and add effects while you record.
  4. To stop recording, click Pause Pause.png.
    • To delete the response and try again: In the bottom left, click Retake.
  5. To go to the review step, in the bottom right, click Next.
  6. Review your video.
    • To trim the video clip: Under the video player, click the video clip bar. To adjust the length of the clip, select one of the 2 thick blue bars and move it along the clip. When you’re done, in the bottom right, click Confirm.
    • To add another video clip: Under the video player, to the right of the video clip bar, click Add more Add__Plus_in_square_.png. Select the type of clip you want to add.
  7. To go to the post video step, in the bottom right, click Next.
  8. If you want, you can edit your response’s cover image and caption.
    • To change where to post the video: Under “Post to:”, click Change. Select the topic from the list, or enter a topic name in the search bar. After you selected the correct topic, click Continue.
    • To return to the review stage: In the bottom left, click Edit video Back_arrow.png.
  9. To post your video, in the bottom right, click either Post to topic or Save to my profile.

How to post a video from your profile

You’re able to post a video to any topic that you're a member of from the “My videos” page in your profile. 

Important: When you remove a response from a topic, the video isn't deleted. You're able to find it again in your "My videos" page.

Web Browser Mobile Application
  1. Open Flipgrid.
  2. At the top right, click your Profile photo bubble Profile_bubble.png > Profile.  
  3. Scroll to “My videos.” 
  4. Under “My videos,” hover over a video. At the top right of the video, More More.png shows up.
  5. Click More More.png > Post to Add__Plus_in_square_.png.
    • To remove a response from a topic: Next to the topic name, click Remove X.png. In the "Remove from topic?" box, click Remove.
  6. In the "Post to topic" window, click the down arrow Down_arrow.png. Then select the topic.
  7. Click Post to topic.

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