WATCH PARTY

WATCH YOUR FAVORITES,
WITH YOUR FAVORITE PEOPLE

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WELCOME TO WATCH PARTY

Need help getting started? No worries, scroll through the steps below to get going.

QUESTIONS? SEE FAQ

GET GOING WITH WATCH PARTY

Getting started with Watch Party is simple, Watch Party comes with a built in tutorial mode (launch by going to any supported streaming service) or you can follow the steps below.

SEE SUPPORTED SERVICES

STEP 1

The first step is as simple as going to the website (streaming service) that you want to use Watch Party with.

STEP 2

Click the Watch Party icon (shown above ⬆) in the bottom right corner of your screen

STEP 3

Fill out the three text fields to create or join a party (change mode by click on the respective buttons)

STEP 4

Start playing something then, pause and play once after starting your show to make sure sync is working. You should see the name of what's currently playin show up in the sidebar

STEP 5

Click on your party name in the sidebar, here you can see some additional options as well as who's in the party.

WATCH TOGETHER ON

FAQ

DO I STILL NEED ACCOUNTS FOR THE STREAMING PLATFORMS

Yes, Watch Party is not a hack. The sole purpose of Watch Party is to help synchronize the playing/pausing on streamed content.

SYNC NOT WORKING

If sync isn't working try refreshing Ctrl + R the page and starting the show before joining the party.

REPORT BROKEN SYNC FOR WEBSITE

CAN I DISABLE WATCH PARTY TEMPORARILY

Watch Party is built to not be in your way but, it can be hidden by going clicking on the Watch Party extension (in the top right of Chrome / Firefox toolbar), and switching the show / hide switch.

You can alternatively go to the Chrome Extensions page (chrome://extensions) and toggling the little blue switch next to Watch Party.

HOW CAN I HELP KEEP WATCH PARTY ALIVE

Watch Party is built to be completely free, all the costs are paid by the developer alone. While no payment is needed, any small donation helps make sure I can keep the servers up and running. You can request more details by reaching out to admin@chromewatchparty.com.

CONTACT

CAN I USE WATCH PARTY IN FULLSCREEN

To have access to Watch Party in fullscreen use the fullscreen button in the bottom left corner of the sidebar.

CAN I USE THE SAME PARTY, ON A DIFFERENT SITE

If you started the party, you can simply join the party from a different place to change the party location.

CHAT NOTIFICATIONS ARE ANNOYING

You can turn off the chat notifications from the title card in the sidebar. Click on the title card to see the setting.

HOW DO I SEARCH FOR GIFs

Click on the GIF button next to the message input box, start searching! Scroll to the right to load more results.

CAN I DELETE PARTY DATA MANUALLY

Click on the title card in the sidebar, and click on the End Party button. Ending a party immediately deletes all data.

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