Find and watch videos

Videos are represented on the website with a thumbnail image that you can point to for more information and a preview of the video. You can search for videos by keywords or categories, and browse for popular, recently uploaded, and related videos.

  1. Go to the MSN Video website.

  2. To find a video to watch, do any of the following:

    • To watch popular, top rated, or recently added videos, browse the video thumbnails on the homepage.

    • To browse videos by category, near the top of the page, click the tab that describes the type of video that you want.

    • To search for videos related to a particular subject, event, or individual, type a keyword in the search box at the top of the page, and then click the search button Search. For instance, you might type the name of a TV show, an actor, or a news story you're interested in.

  3. Click the video thumbnail to begin playing the video.

  4. To control the video playback, point to the video player window, and then do any of the following:

    • To pause, click the pause button Pause.

    • To resume play, click the play button Play.

    • To mute or unmute the sound, click the volume button Volume.

    • To adjust the volume, point to the volume button Volume, and then use the volume slider.

    • To view the video on your full screen, click the full screen mode button Fullscreen mode.

    • To return to regular view, click the normal screen mode button Normal screen mode.

    • To dim the rest of the screen and make the video player easier to see, click DIM LIGHTS.


  • After you've clicked to watch a video, you can find links to other similar and related videos on the video player page.

  • To see video clips and previews from popular network TV shows, at the top of the homepage, click the TV Shows tab.

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MSN Video system requirements