Loom terms

Link Settings

Controls for customization and security of shared video links.

What is the link settings in Loom?

The link settings in Loom refer to the customizable options that users have for sharing their recorded videos. When a video is recorded using Loom, a unique link is generated which can be shared with others to view the video. The link settings allow the user to control who can access the video and how they can interact with it.

In the link settings, users can choose to make the video public or keep it private. If the video is public, anyone with the link can view it. If it's private, only specific people that the user invites can view it. Users can also enable or disable comments, reactions, and downloads for the video. Additionally, users can password protect their videos for an extra layer of security. These settings provide users with flexibility and control over their content.

How to set up link settings in Loom?

To set up link settings in Loom, you first need to create a video. Once you've recorded your video, click on the "Copy Link" button to get the URL of your video. This URL is what you'll share with others so they can view your video.

Next, you can adjust the link settings. Click on the three dots next to the "Copy Link" button and select "Link Settings". Here, you can choose whether viewers can download the video, whether the video can be found on Google, and whether viewers need a password to view the video. You can also choose whether viewers can leave comments and reactions. Once you've adjusted these settings to your liking, click "Save".

Remember, you can change these settings at any time, even after you've shared the link. Just go back to the "Link Settings" menu and adjust as needed.

Why is my Loom link not working?

There could be several reasons why your Loom link is not working. One common issue could be that the video was deleted or moved to a different location. If you're the creator of the video, check your Loom dashboard to ensure the video is still there and hasn't been accidentally deleted or moved. If you're not the creator, you may need to reach out to the person who shared the link with you to check on the video's status.

Another possible reason could be due to privacy settings. If the video is set to private, you won't be able to access it unless you're logged into the account that created it. Additionally, if the video was shared with specific people only, you won't be able to view it unless your email address was included in the share settings. Lastly, there could be an issue with Loom's servers. If this is the case, you may need to wait until the issue is resolved.

Can I change the privacy settings of my Loom link?

Yes, you can change the privacy settings of your Loom link. Loom provides you with the ability to control who can view your videos. When you're ready to share your video, you can choose between three privacy settings: Public, where anyone with the link can view the video; Link Access, where only people with the link can view it; and Invite Only, where only people you've invited via email can view the video.

To change the privacy settings, go to your Loom dashboard and select the video you want to adjust. Click on the 'Privacy' button below the video and choose the desired setting. Remember to save your changes. This way, you can ensure that your content is only accessible to your intended audience.

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