How do I use Watch Together on Portal?

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From a Messenger call or Rooms, you can view Facebook Watch, Watch Together limited series and licensed studio content including movies and TV shows. Other callers do not need to be on Portal to watch with you. Callers can join Watch Together from Messenger on their computer or mobile device.

To watch together:

  1. From a group call, tap your screen to view call controls.
  2. Swipe up to view your apps.
  3. Tap Watch Together on the bottom menu.
  4. Tap to select a category, then browse and search together using the menu on the top of your screen.

To play, pause, fast forward or rewind:

  1. From your streaming content, tap your screen.
  2. Tap play or pause to stop or start.
  3. Slide the circle icon on the timeline to fast forward or rewind.

When you play, pause, fast forward or rewind this change will happen for you and other callers.

To adjust your volume:

  1. From your streaming content, tap your screen.
  2. Tap Volume.
  3. Slide to adjust volume.

To add closed captions:

  1. From your streaming content, tap your screen.
  2. Tap .
  3. Tap Closed Captioning.

To report content:

  1. From your streaming content, tap your screen.
  2. Tap .
  3. Tap Find support or report video.
  4. Tap to select a problem, tap Next.

Choose which content ratings are offered:

  1. From Apps , tap Settings .
  2. Tap Profile, then tap your profile.
  3. Below Content Access, tap Watch Together video content.
  4. Tap to choose what content people with access to your Portal can view when shared use is on.

When you choose a setting it changes what FB Mature Content, MPAA and TV ratings are allowed on Watch Together.

Portal Setting

FB Mature Content, MPAA and TV ratings allowed

G & PG

Unset, Suitable for all, unrated, not rated, G, PG, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG

G & PG & 13-17 (default)

Unset, Suitable for all, 14+, unrated, not rated, G, PG, PG_13, R, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG, TV_14

All contents

Unset, Suitable for all, 14+, 18+, unrated, not rated, G, PG, PG_13, R, NC_17, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG, TV_14, TV_MA, unrated, not rated, G, PG, PG_13, R, NC_17, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG, TV_14, TV_MA


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