Send Video on WhatsApp Chat for HTC One M8

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to record and send a video in a WhatsApp chat on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the Power button located on the top of the phone.
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards.
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    Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen, and at the bottom we will see several icons.
    It is one of these icons that we now need to access, as we need to open up the Applications folder.
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    To do that, we can use the icon located at the bottom of the home screen and in the middle.
    It is a grid made up of white dots.
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    Press down on that icon, and it will open up the "Apps" folder.
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    We now need to find the "WhatsApp" application.
    It has the "WhatsApp" icon, which is a green speech bubble with a white telephone inside. Underneath the icon, it says "WhatsApp". The "WhatsApp" icon can be in any position in the "Apps" folder.
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    Once it has been found, press down on the icon to enter the "WhatsApp" application.
    We now need to find a chat.
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    Find a chat and press down on it to enter that chat.
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    We now need to use the white paperclip icon at the top of the screen in the green bar.
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    Press down on the paperclip to open a menu of options across the top area of the screen.
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    Then we want the "Video" option, which is a red circle with a video camera icon in the middle.
    Underneath that circle, it says, "Video".
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    Press down on that option, and it will open up the video camera.
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    We have the normal setting options on the left-hand side of the screen.
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    To record a video, just press down on black circle with a white video camera inside, located at the bottom center of the screen.
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    A message will appear stating, "Another app is using microphone and it's terminated now", but just ignore that.
    The microphone is going to work, which we'll here when we play back the video.
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    Press down on the red circle with the white square inside in order to stop the video.
    That will also save the video.
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    Then if we're happy, we can press down on the black circle with the white check mark, and that will allow us to proceed and send the video.
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    To go back and redo the video, press down on the icon just to the right of the circle with the check.
    It is an arrow pointing to the left.
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    We are going to press down on the check mark.
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    Now, we can edit the video by cutting either the beginning or the ending off by pressing down on either one of the green tabs.
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    Press, hold and drag the green tab to trim either the beginning or end of the video.
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    Using the green tab at the top of the video thumbnail, we can choose which part we want to watch.
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    When we press the play button, it will begin playing the video from where the green tab is at the top.
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    Below the thumbnail, we can tap on "Add a caption" if desired.
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    Using the keypad that appears, we can type in some information about the video.
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    Press the white arrow in the bottom left-hand corner to get rid of the keypad.
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    Let's watch the video by pressing the play button.
    We'll also note that the microphone is working, although it said that it wouldn't, as we mentioned before.
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    When we're ready to send the video, we can press down on the word "Send" at the bottom right corner of the screen in the dark gray bar.
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    That will send the video, and we can see now it has been successfully sent.
    However, it may take a little time to load because if its size.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to record and send a video in a WhatsApp chat on an HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions, comments or queries regarding this video or about the process that you have witnessed in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you.
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Video: Send Video on WhatsApp Chat for HTC One M8

Questions and Answers

Why is my Phone HTC M8 One deleting incoming videos in WhatsApp?

When I try to start video, I got a message 'it is deleted because harmful', but it is a normal video from a friend.. I have tried: Restart phone. Change antivirus.. I think it was caused by: No idea. One day ago I could receive videos.

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As WhatsApp team say, if you are experiencing this pop-up, then you will need to replicate the problem and send the logs to them so that they can analyze those; and you will not see this in the future. It is not possible to download or play these videos. Follow the steps below to report the problem.

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    Launch WhatsApp.
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    Tap on the menu button.
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    Tap on "Settings", "Help", and "Contact Us".
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    Enter the replicated problem into the description field.
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    Tap on "Next".
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    Tap on "This does not answer my question".
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    Tap on "Send the email".
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As for the video, you will need to use another means to share it. You can use Viber or services like Google Drive or Dropbox.

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