Embedded video playing is one of the most exciting things when it comes to Messages app for iOS and macOS. Basically, when you receive a video link within the Messages app on your iPhone or Mac, the video will automatically play right within your message conversation without the need to open it in a media player or web browser on your device.
For some others, this feature is pretty useful, as it saves a lot of time. Others, on the other hand, find it annoying. If you happen to sit in the latter group, you will be happy to know that you can easily mute an embedded video in the Messages app on your iPhone and Mac.
In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to turn off sound in embedded videos in the Messages app for iOS and macOS. Before we dive in, note that the below-mentioned process is the same on Messages app for iOS devices and Mac.
Steps to mute an embedded video in the Messages app for iOS and macOS
Step one: Open the Messages app on your Mac. After that, head to a message conversation which contains a video you want to mute sound for
Step two: Next up, while the video is playing, you will see the speaker icon at the bottom right corner of the video.
Step three: All you need to do is to tap (click) on that speaker icon to mute the playing video within your message conversation.
Steps to play an embedded video in the Messages app for iOS and macOS
Once you have received a message that contains a video URL link from YouTube or Vimeo, here is you can play it right within the message conversation.
Step one: Open the Messages app and head to a message conversation with a video URL link
Step two: To play that video, you simply need to tap (click) the subtle play button in the middle of the video.
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