How to Send a Video Message in Slack using Xpress for Slack

If you are tired of sending long texts, wouldn’t it be easier to send a video of you talking? What about the cap on Slack video size? Xpress for Slack addresses both the issues for Slack users. Using /xpress users can send video messages in a jiffy. No file size restrictions as all your videos are actually on YouTube servers.

Watch our video or follow our step by step guide:

  1. Open your Slack Channel and type in the command /xpress followed by the title of the video

   Slack Command: /xpress <Enter Title>

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  1. A link to record your video message would be sent in the same window

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  1. Sign in with your Google account (one-time sign up) and provide access to your webcam and mic
  1. Record your video message through your browser (Compatible with Chrome and Firefox only)Screen Shot 2017-03-30 at 11.28.41 AM
  2. Click on the video to post it on your channelScreen Shot 2017-03-30 at 11.29.10 AM
  1. Your video message takes a couple of seconds for processingScreen Shot 2017-03-30 at 11.29.03 AM
  2. Your video is ready for viewing – Your team can play the video within Slack or open the video on a new browserScreen Shot 2017-03-30 at 11.30.05 AM

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