To create videos from the Hippo Video app:

  1. Open the Hippo Video app on your device and click on Sign In.

  2. Click on the Record Video icon at the bottom of your screen. 

  1. Click on Start Recording and then click on the Record button.


  • To pause the recording - click on the Pause icon and click on the Resume icon, to continue with the recording. 

  • Click on the Flip camera icon, to focus the recording person (switch between the front and rear-facing cameras).

  1. Once you’re done, click on the Stop button.

Note: You also have an option to retake your video, if required.

  1. By default, the background of your video will be black.

  2. To remove the black bars (left and right side of the video), click on Remove Black Bars toggle button.

  1. You will notice that the black bars are replaced with the blurred image from the existing video. 

  2. To change the virtual background, toggle on Change Background button. The ‘Choose image from phone’ link will be enabled.

  3. Now, click on the link. 

  1. All the images that are available on your phone will be listed.

  2. Select the background image you wish.

  3. You will notice that your video gets replaced with a selected background.

  4. Enter the title for your video.
    Note: By clicking on the Play icon on the video thumbnail, you can always see a preview of your video before sending it.

  1. Click Save at the top right corner.

  2. You will be automatically navigated to the Video Preview screen. 

  1. Once you’re done, click Send Email

  2. You will notice the video gets pasted as a thumbnail inside the compose mailbox.

  3. Enter the email address, subject line, and message. 

  4. Then, click on the Send icon at the top right corner of your device.

  5. You have successfully sent a video email to your prospect from your device. 
    Note: You also can share your videos on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. 

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