Content Types - Video

Learn the specifics of how to send messages with a video on WhatsApp.

Send messages with a video to your customers. You can also send messages in the form of a video and captions together. Video captions can be up to 4096 characters long.

The following video types are supported:

  • MP4
  • 3GPP

Only H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec are supported. Only videos with a single audio stream are supported. 

Video sizes can be up to 16MB.

ℹ️ Do you want to send a video as a media message template? Check how to integrate video in your media message template here.

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How to send a video

curl –XPOST https://api.tyntec.com/conversations/v3/messages\
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'apikey: <API KEY>' \
  -d '{
{
    "from" : "{{whatsAppBusinessNumber}}",
    "to" : "{{receiverPhoneNumber}}",
    "channel" : "whatsapp",
    "content" : {
        "contentType" : "video",
        "video" : {
            "url": "http://techslides.com/demos/sample-videos/small.mp4",
            "caption" : "An optional caption"
        }
    }
}