Undoubtedly WeChat Moments has become one of the best ways to share everything you love in your life. Whether you are travelling abroad, tasting amazing food, or just reading a book at home, everything you find interesting can be shared with your friends and family through Wechat for mobile. It is also a great tool to get connected with your coworkers, business partners when you are on a business trip. Sharing links is one of the most useful features with WeChat app for mobile. In fact many people share more website links than other messages in WeChat, such as texts, photos, voice messages and videos. We have demonstrated how to share photos and videos using WeChat on mobile phones already. Today we will discuss how you can share links in WeChat Moments on iPhone, Samsung, Android and more mobile phones.
How to Share Links in WeChat Moments on your Mobile Phone?
Run WeChat for mobile on your iPhone, Nokia, Blackberry, Windows phone or other Android phones like Samsung, HTC, Motorola and so on. Then switch to the Discover tab from the bottom of WeChat screen on your smartphone.
From the above screen, you can find the Moments at the top, tap on it to open the WeChat Moments screen on your mobile phone. The only option is to share from WeChat Moments screen is the Camera button at the top right corner. If you tap on it, you will bring up a dialogue from where you can share videos and photos. To share web pages, URL addresses and links, you need to press and hold the Camera icon until the Text input box appears. Copy the URL links you like from your mobile phone browser or anywhere else, then paste it in to the text inpurt box and tap on Send button at the top right corner to share the link in WeChat Moments. Sharing links in WeChat is quite similar to the sharing of texts. To share texts in WeChat Moments, you just need to type in what you like to share in the text input box and click the Send button to share it right away. To share links in WeChat Moments however requires another step to make your sharing stylish. Continue reading more tips below.
Once you send the link through the above text box, your link will be shared in WeChat Moments. It will be a clickable hyper link. Tap to open this link in WeChat, you will open the shared URL link using the built-in web browser in WeChat app on mobile. Tap on the … (three dots) icon from the top right corner to bring up the link sharing and sending dialogue as shown in below screen capture on an iPhone. If you are using WeChat on Samsung or other Android phones, Windows phones, you may find the layout or menu is different. In this menu list, there will be an option “Share on Moments“, then follow on-screen tips to share the URL link in WeChat Moments.
Once the website link has been shared in WeChat Moments, they will look like as following figure. Now you can go to delete the first URL link and keep only the second one. They are actually the same URL, but the second URL link displays in a professional way with image thumbnail and page title. Videos from your Camera Roll on iPhone, Gallery album on Android phones or other phones can’t be uploaded to WeChat Moments for now. Currently the workaround is to upload your videos from mobile phone to a video sharing sites, such as Vimeo, YouTube, or your own website or blogs, then share the link to the video in WeChat Moments. You can find more details in following video sharing guide: how to upload and share videos on WeChat Moments?
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How to Send & Share Links from Computer in WeChat Moments on your Mobile Phone?
If you found some interesting websites, news, articles, photos, videos, blogs on your computer, you can easily send the URL links from computer to mobile phone and share these resources and links in WeChat Moments with your friends. Tap to run WeChat on your phone, go to Discover tab from the bottom of Wechat windows. Find and tap on Scan QR Code option right below the Moments.
Point your phone camera to the QR code which you like to scan, align QR code within frame to scan. After that, the QR code will be translated into URL link and open in the WeChat app. See more detailed instructions from this guide to scan QR Code using WeChat on iPhone. You can now follow the same steps as mentioned above to share the websites, URLs or links in WeChat Moments on your phone.