How to Install VLC on an iPhone (Apple iOS)

VLC is natively available for Apple’s iOS devices like iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. It is free and supports every video and audio formats out there. By now, we know that VLC is universally available on all popular devices. VLC for Mobile supports all major platforms of smartphones today. So, we naturally have an iOS version. A great thing about this player is that it is completely ad-free and there are no premium versions of the application. So, we all get the real deal. Additionally, it supports all iOS versions. So, even if you have an old iPhone, VLC for mobile will be available on the App Store in it. Installing this app on your iPhone/iPad/TV will get you all the awesome features of VLC in your Apple device.

To download and install VLC on an iPhone or iPad, just follow these simple steps

  • Access the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Tap on the Search button on the bottom-right.
  • Search for VLC. VLC for Mobile will be the top result.
  • Click on the Get button.
  • Confirm using the side button with  a double-click.
  • Verify your credentials using Face ID or a password.

VLC for Mobile

VLC for iOS will download and install on your apple device. Access the app from your phone’s home screen icons. It is usually at the end because it is the most recent installed application. You can move the app icon around, if you want. When running VLC on an iPhone for the first time, it will ask for permissions. Depending on what you need, give it permissions to your network and local media. To fill up the media library, we have to sync it with our computer using iTunes. It is not as easy to use as the Android VLC Player because of the restrictive nature of an iOS device. But once you sync it with your audio files, you will be using VLC for iOS like a champ.


2 thoughts to “How to Install VLC on an iPhone (Apple iOS)”

  1. So, to paraphrase: do exactly as you do for every other app you ever installed on your phone.

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