How to Make a DIY iPhone (Mobile Phone) Tripod Stand - in 30 Seconds!

 How to Make a DIY iPhone (Mobile Phone) Tripod Stand - in 30 Seconds!

How to Make a DIY iPhone (Mobile Phone) Tripod Stand - in 30 Seconds!

Behind the scenes, I'm experimenting with  mobile video timelapses for future inclusion in my social media content strategy. For that, I need a steady platform to sit my phone on while I wait for a scene to unfold. Undoubtedly, I'll end up buying a proper tripod and stand in the near future, but I wanted to see how a quick DIY option would suffice in the meantime. So here's my DIY iPhone stand, and how you can create one too:

These lids tend to be pretty sturdy, which you'll need to hold the weight of your phone.

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Cut the lines as straight as you can, all the way down or just a little bit short.

Nearly there...

The edges of the cut lid can be a bit sharp, so if you're even the littlest bit worried about scratching your phone, make sure it's protected!


Over to you

That's all there is to it! I tried this method on a windswept seafront the other night (new iPhone 6 perched somewhat perilously on a ledge over a 10ft drop!) and it held up pretty well. Let me know if you're going to give this a go, and tweet me @andrewmacarthy to show me your efforts!


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