How to post and share video on WeChat from mobile phones?

WeChat, developed by Tencent, the same company created QQ, is the complete mobile communication and social networking app. WeChat is the best free tool to help you connect with family and friends. You can make Free VoIP phone calls, free voice calls, free video call using it. See how to make free phone calls using WhatsApp WeChat Viber for mobile. You can text your contacts for free. You can also share photos, videos, name card and other data with your contacts without any fee. It is cross-platform. You can use it on all kinds of mobile phones and OS, such as iPhone, Samsung, Nokia, Blackberry, Windows phone, LG, Sony, Motorola, Lenovo, HTC and more Android phones.

Instant messaging apps or chat apps like WeChat, QQ, Skype, WhatsApp, Viber offer a lot of useful features now. Check out below tutorials see more extended possibilities.

How to post & share video on WeChat from mobile phones?

There are different ways, you can send videos from phone to phone using WeChat. In the Chats windows, you can tap on the Photo or Image button to import videos from your Camera Roll or video album on iPhone and share with other mobile phone users who have the WeChat app installed. It is cross-platform, so you can transfer videos freely between various phones, such as from iPhone to Samsung, Samsung to iPhone, iPhone to Android phones, Android to iPhone, iPhone to BlackBerry, and so on. Run WeChat app on your mobile phone, switch to the Chats window from the bottom of WeChat app. Tap to open a conversation with your friend in WeChat, you will see a screen like below.

share videos on mobile phone using wechat

From above screenshot, you can find different ways to post video on WeChat or share video on WeChat. Tap on Photo, you can browse to the photos and videos saved in your Gallery or Camera Roll on the phone, then post a video on WeChat. You can also press the Camera button to take a live video and share with other WeChat users on different mobile phones. In the recent build, WeChat 6.0 for iPhone, WeChat 6.0 for Android, you can find a new Sight feature, which also help mobile phone users to share their video clips. You can post & share video on WeChat & WeChat moments since WeChat V6.0. WeChat Sight is the easiest way to post video to WeChat Moments.

share photos and sight videos in wechat moments on iphone

Sight features in WeChat helps users capture 6-second video clips and share with their contacts through Chats or Moments. Unlike other video sharing methods using WeChat, the Sight video capture and sharing feature will limit the video length to only 6 seconds, and the captured videos will automatically play when a logged-in user is connected to either 3G or Wi-Fi. Also you can’t save or send sight videos to your phone by default. Please refer to this tutorial to send & save sight videos from Wechat to computers. Other photos and videos received in Wechat for mobile can be saved to your Gallery or Camera Roll on Android or iPhone, long press on the media file you want to save to reveal the save option and follow on-screen tips to save photos and videos in WeChat. Similar to other video sharing through WeChat, all videos will be compressed automatically to save your bandwidth before you transfer them through the internet.

If you have videos saved in Cameral Roll on iPhone, Gallery album on Samsung or other Android phones, you can follow this guide to upload & share any videos to WeChat Moments on mobile phones. This method requires your videos on mobile phone to be uploaded to a third party hosting, either video sharing service or your own website or blogs. After that you can share the videos on Wechat Moments.

WeChat is a cross platform app works with all kinds of mobile phones and OS, such as iPhone, Samsung, Nokia, Blackberry, Windows phone, LG, Sony, Motorola, Lenovo, HTC and more Android phones. Following above tips, you will be able to post video on WeChat from your smartphones. It is a great fun to share video on WeChat with family and friends.

20 thoughts on “How to post and share video on WeChat from mobile phones?”

  1. Hi matt.. how to i know to upload my video to my wechat moment..because i already try it.. but just only save to my wechat favorites and cannot open..must be open on third party only

  2. I have just migrated my chat to new phone (Samsung S5 Android to Samsung S7 Android), and now I see two problems:

    1. All videos are shown as Wechat icons, and no longer show the icon for each video.

    2. Forward video to anyone or any group no longer works. A quick pop up message comes with: Unable to send the request.

    Did anyone else see this problem? Any suggestion to fix it?

    Thanks to all and happy holidays.

    1. do you have a MicroSD card installed in the old phone? If so, try to install it on the new phone see if any help.

  3. I’ve got a video which is of 10 mb roughly, am trying to send it over to my friend but it keeps saying video is too large whereas it’s not so any suggestions for that?

    1. 10mb should not be too large. when you send videos through WeChat, WeChat will automatically compress your video before sending. do you see this video compressing prompt and process?

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