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Create videos using template builder inside the Android app

With the Hippo Video app, you can now create videos using the template builder feature in the Android app. The account admin can create custom templates through the browser app. Templates can be saved and readily used later by the entire team. You’ve just got to record only the essential part for the video while stitching multiple videos together.

To create videos using template builder from the Hippo Video app:

  1. Open the Hippo Video app on your device and click Sign In. You’ll be redirected to the library screen.

  2. Click the Record icon at the bottom right.

  1. Select the Create Video from Templates button from the pop-up.

  1. All the templates will be listed. Select the template of your choice. Here for an example, the Create Video Sandwich template is selected.

  1. Step 1: You can record a personalized video by calling out your prospect’s name to grab their attention & interest in the video or you can import a video that is recorded before from your hippo video library or from your local, or you can import the prospects company image or logo. Here, for example, click Record Video.

  1. Click the Record button, to start recording.

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

  1. You’ll have an option to playback the recorded video. By default, the background of your video will be black.

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

  1. Click on Use this Video button lets you proceed with the recorded video.

  2. The Retake button lets you record the video again.

Note: Click the Delete icon to change the video and the Music icon to add background music.
  1. Step 2: Now, it is time to give your prospects a little more information in the next video and make them understand how they can benefit from using your product. Here for example, click on Import Video.

  1. Select Import from Phone/Import from Hippo Library from the pop-up.

  1. The selected video will be imported here.

  1. Step 3: To add a finishing touch and also to enable prospects to take action add a cta - "book a meeting/schedule a demo" button right inside your video. Here, for example, click Record Video.

Note: Please follow the instructions explained for Step 1, to complete your recording.

  1. The recorded video will be uploaded.

  2. After completing all the steps, click the Preview icon at the top right to preview the video before saving it. 

  3. Then, click the Merge & Save button at the top right (check above image).

Note: Depending on the length of your video, this may take a while.

  1. Pick your sales page and then click the Send Mail/Share button.

  1. If you click the Send Mail button, you’ll be redirected to the email window. 

Note: If the email id is not configured then you’ll be prompted with the message to configure it. You must log in to your account via the web and configure it inside the Email Configuration tab.
  1. Enter the email address and click Send Mail.

  1. You’ll be prompted with the message as ‘Mail Sent Successfully’.

  2. In case, if you click the Share button. The Share Via slider will open up.

  3. Select your preferred share option. Your video will be shared successfully.

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