Post a Photo or Video

by Emily Derfler

 Follow these steps to share a photo in the chat feed.                                                                 

iOSAndroid Desktop
  1. Click the camera icon in the lower right of the screen. 
  2. Click 'Photo' or 'Video' and choose 'Take a Photo' to open your camera or 'Open Photo Library' to choose a photo you already took. 
  3. Click 'Adjust' in the upper left corner of the photo to adjust the preview that will appear in the chat feed.
  4. Type a caption (optional).
  5. Choose the Bonfyre community(ies) you want to post the photo to.
  6. Click 'Post' in the upper right. 

Photo & Video Posting Guide

Adjust Photos

On iOS and Android, tap 'Adjust' to make sure your photo previews in the chat feed the way you want it to. Recommended image size = 500px by 300px 

Video Best Practices
  • If recording a video from your phone, hold the phone vertically.
  • The Bonfyre chat feed will display the first frame of a video until a user clicks the video to play it. If you start a video with a transition, the first frame can appear black or white in the chat feed. 
Mobile Video Requirements
  • On Android devices, videos need to be 30 seconds or less (you can crop the video directly in Bonfyre).
  • On iOS devices, videos need to be 3 minutes or less (you can crop the video directly in Bonfyre).
  • When uploading a video from a mobile phone, the video will be cropped to a square.
Web Video Requirements
  • Video size must be under 40mb
  • Video can be any length
  • MP4 format only


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