How to reduce the size of a video from your cell phone to send it to your friends on WhatsApp?

If you want to share a video, but it is too heavy and WhatsApp does not allow you to do so, this information will be very useful.

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How to reduce the size of a video from your cell phone to send it to your friends on WhatsApp?

If you have just recorded a video or downloaded one from YouTube and you cannot send it through WhatsApp, since it exceeds the allowed limit (16 MB), you will be interested to know that there is a way to reduce the size of this file. You will not have to use your computer to achieve it, since you can do it from your smartphone, it does not matter if it is an Android or iPhone. Do you want to know how? We will tell you.

To achieve this, there are two ways, the first does not require installing any application on your smartphone, while in the second you will need to download a program developed by third parties. Here we are going to teach you both ways.

Without installing apps

  1. Enter WhatsApp and search for any conversation, it can be group or individual.
  2. Press the clip icon and select the gallery option.
  3. Choose the video that you have saved on your cell phone.
  4. Before sending it, you will see that the top part shows the time that the video lasts and its weight
  5. To reduce the size, you just need to select a smaller area. You will see that the video size and time are reduced

Although this method works perfectly, the truth is that it requires cutting a part of the video, that is, you will not be able to send it in full. In order for you to reduce the size and send the entire clip, it is necessary to use a free video editor.

With an external application

  1. Enter the Play Store or App Store and download the CapCut application, a free video editor that does not include a watermark
  2. Once installed, import the video you want to send by WhatsApp
  3. At the top, you will see a button that allows you to decrease the resolution and the frames per second
  4. Make sure the video has the lowest resolution (480p) and the fewest frames per second (24)
  5. After you have done it, simply export the result
  6. CapCut has an option to share it directly by WhatsApp or another application that you have installed on your phone.

WhatsApp tricks

Recover an accidentally deleted conversation

If for some reason you deleted one conversation of WhatsApp with photos and video very important, then you have to know that there is a simple trick that lets you recover. Next, we are going to show you how.

The trick secret that few people know only works if the user of WhatsApp made a backup of the application of instant messaging. If you meet this requirement, feel free to review this video for more details.

How to hide the ‘online’?

Believe it or not, there is a secret WhatsApp trick, that few users know, that allows you to hide the online and the writing to your friends who have you as a contact in the instant messaging application.

If you want to know this fantastic secret WhatsApp trick, which will allow you to be invisible, then do not hesitate to review the following video, which soon became a trend on social networks, especially on YouTube.

Bold, italic, and underline

Few WhatsApp users know that the application allows you to bold, italicize, and underline certain texts, in order to highlight these messages and that in this way the other person knows that they are important.

It is worth noting that this function is available for all WhatsApp users, not only for Android users but also for iPhone users. If you want to know how to bold, italicize or underline, then watch the following video.

Leave groups without anyone knowing

If you are tired of belonging to a WhatsApp group, but you are ashamed to leave it, you should know that there is a secret trick with which you can say goodbye to that annoying group chat and no one will notice that you left.

If you’re eager to know this fantastic trick of WhatsApp, which few people know about, all you have to do is follow the steps showing you the following video that will soon become trend in social networking.

How to put music in your statuses?

WhatsApp is an instant messaging app used to share photosvideos or make video calls. But that’s not all, it also has a ‘status’ section that allows users to post messages for 24 hours.

Thanks to a ‘trick’ shared by a YouTube user, we will be able to place our favorite songs in the WhatsApp statuses. If you want to know how to do it, then do not hesitate to review the following video that is all the rage on the networks.


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    Written by Christina d'souza

    Proofreader, editor, journalist. I have been doing my favourite thing for more than six years.


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