Require Viewers to Submit an Email Address to Watch a Video

Email Capture

  1. To require viewers to submit their email address in order to view your online hosted video, (known as email capture, or email gating) go to your Videos tab, and open one of your videos.

  2. Once you are on the video details page, scroll down and enable the switch next to ‘Require email to watch video’ then click ‘Save Changes’:

    Set up email capture for a video hosted by SproutVideo

Now, before a viewer enters their email address, your video will be displayed like this:

A video with email capture set up for video marketing hosted on SproutVideo

Custom Email Capture Message for Embedded Videos

If you are embedding your video you can customize the email capture message.

  1. To customize the email capture message click Customizations, then select either In-line embed or Lightbox embed depending on the type of embed you would like to use.

  2. Scroll down and select the ‘Edit Email Form’ button.

    Edit Email Form

  3. Enter your custom email capture message then click ‘Done’

    Customize Email Collection

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