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How to embed a video in Gmail

Make your e-mails more personal and fun by adding an animated thumbnail. 📨

Did you know that adding a video to your e-mail can increase your click-through-rate (CTR) by 300%?! 😲

In case you want to add an animated thumbnail to your e-mail, there are two ways:

Use the Gmail integration

Add a GIF thumbnail

**Gmail integration**

Make sure you have installed the Vormats Chrome extension.

Compose a new e-mail or reply to a thread.

Navigate to the Vormats extension in your Gmail taskbar and select the video(s) you want to include.

**GIF thumbnail**

By adding a GIF thumbnail, your recipient will be more likely to click on your video. Here's how to add a GIF thumbnail:

Click on the video in your library and click Share

Select Copy GIF thumbnail. A link will be copied to your clipboard.

Paste the link into your e-mail and it will show as a GIF thumbnail. 👍🏻


Updated on: 11/07/2022

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