• Hippo Video Account. Sign-up here if you are a new user. 

  • Hippo Video Chrome extension. Click on this link to install the extension.

  • Hippo Video Account - Sales Starter / Sales Pro / Sales Growth plan.

To send 1:1 video emails from the Linkedin inbox:

  1. Log-in to Linkedin using your credentials.

  2. Click on Messaging from the top navigation bar and then click Contact from the left side of the screen.

  3. Now, click on the orange Hippo Video icon at the bottom of your Linkedin inbox.

  1. You can either record a new video or choose an existing video from the Hippo Video library.

  2. To record a new video:

    1. Click on Start Recording to record a new video with webcam and mic.

    2. Click Finish Recording, once you’re done.

    3. You can also crop, add emojis or callouts, blur out parts of the screen or resize your video.

    4. Click on the T icon to add text.

    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 will be auto-replaced by prospect information, eg: First Name, Company name, etc.


    1. Thenclick on the Thumbnail tab on the top right corner to choose a thumbnail for the video.    

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

    1. Once you’re done, click on the Insert Video to finish upYour video gets pasted as a link. 

    2. Click on Send. The recipient would receive a video thumbnail along with the link.