How to access the “top secret” Hyperlapse labs menu

By now you’ve seen a lot of examples of businesses and brands using Hyperlapse by Instagram to create timelapse and stop-motion videos.

You can view them here  and here.

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to experiment and use Hyperlapse yourself.

Did you know there is also a secret Hyperlapse labs menu!

In this article, I’m going to show you how to access a “top secret” Hyperlapse labs menu filled with a lot of powerful settings.

What is in Hyperlapse labs?

Hyperlapse labs includes a lot of very useful settings.

Here are some of them.

Hyperlapse labs menu

Learn how to access the Hyperlapse labs secret menu where you can change the video resolution.

  • Change the resolution from 720p to 1080p
  • Alter the frame rate
  • Set background saving
  • Run calibaration
  • Use Hyperlapse EXTREME to increase the speed from 12X to 24X and 42X
  • And more…

To access Hyperlapse labs, follow these instructions.

How to access Hyperlapse labs


Step 1: Launch the Hyperlapse app

Step 2: With four fingers, tap on the screen four times

You’ll now see a “top secret” Hyperlapse labs menu.

Step 3: Adjust the settings in Hyperlapse labs

You can control the resolution in Hyperlapse.
For example, you can switch to 1080p recording instead of 720p.

Step 4: Select “Done”

You now have access to the secret menu in Hyperlapse!

Your turn

I’m really excited about these advanced Hyperlapse settings. In particular, the 1080p.

This way I can record better Hyperlapse videos!

Take a look at the Hyperlapse labs secret menu and answer this question in the comments below.

Question: Which of these features are you most excited about changing? If you don’t see a feature you want to change, what feature would you to be able to change?