How to Pause Video on iPhone

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of struggling to pause videos on your iPhone? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to pause videos on your iPhone with ease.

Using the Pause Button

If you’re watching a video on your iPhone and want to pause it, there’s a simple solution. Just tap on the pause button located in the center of the screen. This button appears as two parallel vertical lines.

Using Headphones

An alternative way to pause videos on your iPhone is by using headphones with remote control functionality. Here’s how:

  • Step 1: Connect your headphones to your iPhone.
  • Step 2: While playing a video, press the center button on your headphones once to pause it.
  • Step 3: To resume playback, press the center button again.

Using AssistiveTouch

If you find it difficult to reach the pause button while watching a video, you can enable AssistiveTouch on your iPhone. Here’s how:

  • Step 1: Go to Settings.
  • Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Accessibility.
  • Step 3: Tap on Touch.
  • Step 4: Tap on AssistiveTouch.
  • Step 5: Toggle the switch to enable AssistiveTouch.

Once you have enabled AssistiveTouch, a floating button will appear on your screen. To pause a video, simply tap on the floating button, then tap on Device and finally tap on Pause.

Using Control Center

The Control Center provides quick access to various functions on your iPhone, including video playback controls. Here’s how to use it:

  • Step 1: Swipe down from the top-right corner of your screen (iPhone X or later) or swipe up from the bottom of the screen (iPhone 8 or earlier) to open the Control Center.
  • Step 2: Locate the playback controls section, which consists of a play/pause button, previous track button, and next track button.
  • Step 3: Tap on the play/pause button to pause the video playback.

In Conclusion

Pausing videos on your iPhone is a simple task that can be done in multiple ways. Whether you prefer using the pause button, headphones, AssistiveTouch, or Control Center, you now have all the tools at your disposal. Choose whichever method suits you best and enjoy uninterrupted video playback on your iPhone!

We hope this tutorial has been helpful. Happy pausing!

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