Camera : How to add lenses to your video and selfie

Flipgrid wants to empower you to engage your learning community. We've added lenses with amazing AR effects to the Flipgrid camera. We also want to foster an inclusive environment for our community so we offer the option to display a different background in your recording environment. These lenses allow the community to express themselves by using masks, backdrops, objects, filters or scenes!

How to add lenses to your video

1. Select Add a response.  
2. Select the mceclip0.png the smiley icon that is beside the record button.
3. Swipe left or right to change to different lenses.

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4. Optional: Select mceclip1.png the cancel icon on top of the record button if you want to remove the lenses.

5. Press record and start filming your video with these cool lenses! You can also add other effects like filters, frames, stickers, and gifs! Only backdrop is not available when lenses are turned on. 

 

How to add lenses to your selfie cover image

1. Select Add a response.  

2. Select the record button on the bottom of the camera to start and pause the camera. Add fun stickers, filters, effects, backdrops, text, music and more. Tap the Next button on the right to advance.

3. Trim, rearrange, or add more video clips. Tap the Next button to advance.

4. You will be prompted to the Submit your video step. Select Edit cover

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5. Select Take Selfie.

6. Select the mceclip0.png the smiley icon that is beside the record button.
7. Swipe left or right to change to different lenses.

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8. Select the capture mceclip0.pngicon to take your selfie.

9. Optional: Retake, Mirror, or add more Effects to your selfie.

10. Select Next to finalize your selfie. 

11. Add an optional link, description. Select Submit

  • The lenses work on the iOS app, and the Android app will be coming soon! Lenses are not available on the web browser. 

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