1. Log-in to Outreach using your existing credentials.

  2. Click on 'Prospects' from the quick navigation bar on the left and select a prospect from the list.

  3. Click on the prospect’s email ID under the prospects name on the right side.

  1. In the compose email window, click on the Hippo Video icon at the bottom left. 

  1. You may record a new 1:1 video or choose an existing video from the library.

  2. To record a video:

    1. Click on ‘Start recording’ to record your message.

    2. Click on ‘Finish Recording’ when done. 

    3. If you wish to crop or edit the video, you can do it right there and also add text or emojis.

    4. Click on ‘Copy to Clipboard’ to finish up.

  1. To choose an existing video:

    1. Click on the ‘Choose from library’ button located on the bottom right tab. 

    2. All your pre-recorded videos shall be sorted by categories and displayed here. Select a video and click on ‘Continue’. 

    3. If you wish to crop or edit the video by adding text, inserting merge fields, or emojis, click on ‘Edit Video’.

  1. To personalize your video

    1. Click on edit video, to trim out any awkward pauses at the beginning or end of the video by clicking on the Scissor icon.

    1. Click on the ‘T’(text) icon and add your message.

    1. Click on the orange band on the seek bar to enter the start and end time of the text. This determines the duration and position of the text in the video. 

    1. Once you have completed editing, your video is now ready to be shared.

    2. If you wish to send out your video via a landing page, click the ‘Landing Page’ tab on the top right corner to select a landing page template to embed. 

Here’s a Pro Tip: You can create one sales page for multiple videos and the entire team can use it while sending videos. The Merge fields can be auto-replaced by the sender & prospect information eg: First Name, Company Name, etc.


    1. Then, click on the ‘Thumbnail’ tab on the top right corner to choose a thumbnail for the video. 

Here’s a Pro Tip: It is recommended to choose an animated GIF thumbnail over a static one.


    1. Once you’ve done, click on ‘Copy to Clipboard.

    2. You can now edit or remove the email text in the edit template window and paste the video.

Note: Press Ctrl+V (if you are working on Windows OS) or Command+V (if you are working on Mac OS) to paste the video.

  1. You will notice your video getting pasted as a thumbnail in the email.

  2. Now, click on 'Send'.