The Housparty video chat app is becoming increasingly popular among young folks, this is because it is easy to stay connected with friends on the Houseparty platform, you’ll see all your friends online and can join a call group at an instant with less hassle. Now there are many things you can do on Houseparty.
Fortunately, it is easy to set up a Houseparty account using your Android or iOS smartphones. Also, there is a desktop app you can use on your macOS with a browser version which is yet in the beta mode. However, the desktop and browser version is to serve as additions to the mobile app.
Before you proceed with the step-by-step guide on setting up your personal Houseparty account. It is worthy to note that you can only use your Houseparty video chat app on one device at a time. Therefore, you must log out of your mobile app if you want to use the desktop app.
Now let’s get into the guide
How to set up a Houseparty account – A Guide for Mobile Smartphone
1. Download and install the Houseparty video chat app on your phone.
2. Open the App and tap on the tab marked “Sign Up”.
3. Enter your email in the space provided and add your full name and birthday.
4. Choose a username and a password. Also, you will see options to connect your Snapchat account and to upload a display picture.
5. Now, provide your phone number for identity verification and tap on “Send SMS”. Within a short while, Houseparty will send a code to the number you provided, Enter the code as directed and proceed to the next step.
6. The app will ask for your permission to access your phone and Facebook contacts to notify your friends who are already registered on Houseparty, either you allow it or refuse it, the choice is yours to make.
7. You’ll be ask for permission to send and receive notification, and to use your microphone and camera by the app. Allow this by tapping on the circle next to each prompt, then confirm the decision.
Use the steps above to set up your Houseparty account and enjoy the video chat while at home. Meanwhile in order to stay safe online, I suggest you only add the people you already know as friends on Houseparty. You can also add people using their profile link.