Some sites like Instagram will only let you post videos from their app on a mobile device. This guide walks you through how to transfer your Lumen5 videos from your computer to your phone so you can post on those sites!

For Mac + iPhone users:

Select all of the videos that make up your Story and send them to your iPhone using Airdrop.

To learn more, see Apple's help documentation for using Airdrop.

For Windows + Android users:

You can use messaging apps that support messaging yourself like Facebook Messenger to transfer videos. You can also use a cloud storage service like Dropbox or Google Drive.

Facebook Messenger

  1. Open Facebook Messenger.

  2. Start a new chat with yourself as the recipient.

  3. Click on the icon to send an image or video (see screenshot below).

  4. Choose all of the videos that make up your Story.

  5. Open Facebook Messenger on your phone, navigate to the chat, and download the videos to your phone's gallery or camera roll.

All phones and operating systems

Dropbox

  1. Go to Dropbox.

  2. Navigate to a Folder you want to save your videos

  3. Choose Upload files

  4. Upload all of the videos that make up your Story

  5. Open Dropbox on your phone and save the files to your phone's gallery or camera roll.

What next?

Once you have transferred the videos to your phone, share them to Instagram or share them to Facebook.

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